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Vikings Ink Picks

The Vikings signed each of their first round picks on Thursday as the team reported to training camp at Minnesota State University in Mankato.


Brett Returns To Front Office

George Brett’s stint as interim hitting coach for the Royals is over.

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Coyote Cross Country Sets Schedule

Two home meets and an early look at the Midwest Regional course in Ames, Iowa, highlight the 2013 South Dakota cross country schedule.


Weaver Tough On Twins

Jered Weaver continues to dominate the Twins.

Twins For Twins Star

If there is something Joe Mauer knows well, it’s twins.

Vikings Open Camp

The Vikings report for their 48th training camp at Minnesota State University in Mankato today.

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Hawkeyes Add Administrator

The University of Iowa has hired a Northern Illinois University administrator to oversee academic services for athletes.

Super Sub Hero

The Twins were missing their best player, but his replacement was Tuesday’s hero.

Mauer Returns Home

Joe Mauer left the Twins to see his twins.

Vikings Happy In Mankato

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed on a three-year contract with Minnesota State University to continue their training camp on the Mankato campus through 2015.

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Another Winter Storm Moving into the Northern Plains


Another winter storm will move into the area Sunday night through Tuesday.

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Facade Improvement Program Approved for Downtown Yankton

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The Yankton City Commission approved a façade improvement program for the downtown business area at their last meeting.

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Alzheimer’s Cost to Climb in Iowa

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A new report projects the expense to Medicaid for people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease in Iowa and nationwide will increase dramatically over the next decade.

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Falling Revenues an Issue for the 2016 Iowa Legislature

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Revenues for the State of Iowa have fallen below estimates for the last several months, and could lead to a budget crunch for the 2016 legislature.

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SD MRC Rail Line On Schedule


Reconstruction continues on the Mitchell – Rapid City rail line west of Chamberlain.