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USD Women Outscore Valpo

Raeshel Contreras’ 19 points and Tia Hemiller’s 16 points led six Coyotes to score eight or more points as the South Dakota women’s basketball team topped the Valparaiso Crusaders 81-70 on Tuesday.

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Iowa Tops Nebraska

Iowa looked shaky at times but Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery will take the win.

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Iowa State Stays Unbeaten

Iowa State capped one of the saddest days in program history with a reminder of why its future looks so bright.

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Former Cyclone Coach Dies

Former Iowa State men’s basketball coach Johnny Orr has died at the age of 86.

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Hawks, Huskers Open Big 10

Iowa is now ranked 22nd in the country and opens Big Ten play tonight at home against Nebraska.

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Timberwolves Fall At Home

Shawn Marion went off for 32 points and six rebounds as the Mavericks held off the Timberwolves, 100-98, at the Target Center.

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Vikings Fire Frazier

The Vikings are carrying on without head coach Leslie Frazier.

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Vikings Win Metrodome Finale

Cordarrelle Patterson had touchdown on the ground and a reception as the Vikings defeated the Lions 14-13 in the final game at the Metrodome.

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Chiefs Open Playoffs At Indy

The Kansas City Chiefs will play the Colts in Indianapolis on Saturday afternoon in the first round of the postseason.

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SDSU Women Suffer Setback

A 20-plus halftime lead helped UALR (5-5) beat South Dakota State (9-6) in women’s basketball action Sunday 66-45.

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Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

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Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.