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Cyclones In Spotlight

ESPN announced its college basketball Big Monday 2014 schedule yesterday.

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Northern Sun Polls Out

Minnesota State is the top vote getter in the 2013 Northern Sun Conference football coaches poll.

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Rookie Sparkles In Debut

An outstanding effort by a rookie pitcher helped the Minnesota Twins to a victory in Kansas City.

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Timberwolves Release Slate

The Minnesota Timberwolves will open the regular season at home for the 13th straight year.

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Allen On Sidelines

Vikings star defensive end Jared Allen left practice Tuesday with an ankle injury.

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Iowa Accident Slows Stewart

It appears that Tony Stewart’s chances of making this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup are over.

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Twins Smashed By Royals

Jeremy Guthrie pitched a four-hitter and Eric Hosmer drove in a career-high five runs to help the Kansas City Royals rout the Minnesota Twins 13-0 on Monday night.

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Vikings Near Action

The Vikings continue training camp this week as they prepare for Friday’s preseason opener.

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Timberwolves Set Exhibitions

The Timberwolves have released their preseason schedule.

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Stewart In Iowa Hospital

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is recovering in an Iowa hospital after being involved in a four-car wreck during a sprint car race at Southern Iowa Speedway last night.

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Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

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Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

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State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

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Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.

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Congress Back to Work After August Break

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SD Congresswoman Kristi Noem says there are issues Congress needs to deal with this fall.

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Getting the Public Involved in SD School Funding

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The South Dakota Budget & Policy Institute will hold a number of meetings to talk about education funding and teacher pay.