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On The Road Again

It’s another road trip this week for the Minnesota Twins.

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Twins Complete Sweep

Justin Morneau and Oswaldo Arcia homered as the Minnesota Twins beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

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Tight Finish At Hillcrest

Come from behind winners were the order of the day at the Hillcrest Pro-Am in Yankton.

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Former Viking To Hall

Former Vikings wide receiver Cris Carter was one of seven members inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday in Canton, Ohio.

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Morningside Team To Beat

Morningside is the preseason pick to win the GPAC football championship.

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Viking Player Suspended

Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle DeMarcus Love has been suspended without pay for four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing drugs.

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A Royal Sweep

James Shields and two relievers combined on a five-hitter as the Royals reeled off their ninth straight win with a 9-2 triumph over the Twins at Target Field.

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Wolters Signs With Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed second round pick Nate Wolters.

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Huskers In Top Twenty

Nebraska ranks 18th in the “USA Today” preseason coaches’ poll.

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Augie Adds To Hall

Three All-Americans are included in the 2013 class of five destined for the Augustana Athletic Hall of Fame.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.