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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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Jacks Win, Coyotes Lose

South Dakota State won on the hardwood on Saturday, while South Dakota lost on Sunday.

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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.