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MVFC Concerns With Big Ten

The commissioner of the Missouri Valley Football Conference says her league would be hurt the most if the Big Ten Conference stops scheduling smaller Division I colleges.

Mauer On Winning Side

Ten pitchers combined for a three-hitter as the American League defeated the National League 3-0 in the 84th annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York.


Days Of Rest

The Twins have a few more days off before opening the second half of the season.


Summer League Win For T-Wolves

Brandon Paul scored 13 points off the bench as the Timberwolves topped the Heat 80-71 for their first win in the Las Vegas Summer League.


Lolo In Low Places

Reports indicate Des Moines, Iowa Olympian Lolo Jones could be in trouble for a bar fight in Lake Placid, New York.

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Kearney Seeks A.D.

Four finalists have been announced in the search for a new athletic director at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.


Summit Showdowns Set

The Summit League has announced its 2013-14 women’s basketball schedule.

Two Represent Twins

Joe Mauer and Glen Perkins will represent the Twins at tonight’s All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York.

Vikings 35th On Worth List

The Minnesota Vikings rank 35th on Forbes’ latest list of most valuable sports franchises in the world.


Timberwolves Partner With Energy

The Iowa Energy will be the Timberwolves D-League affiliate for the 2013-14 season.

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Two Killed in Wrong Way Collision on Highway 50

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The Yankton County Sheriff’s office says two people were killed in a head on collision on Highway 50, about five miles east of Yankton.

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SD Counties Look to 2016 Legislature for Financial Help

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While education funding and teacher pay have gotten most of the attention, counties will also be standing in line when the 2016 session of the South Dakota legislature opens in January.

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SD Board of Regents to Consider Alcohol on Campus Policy


The South Dakota Board of Regents will consider a report at their meeting this week that could lead to allowing some use of alcohol on the six state university campuses.

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SD School Boards Set Legislative Priorities


The Associated School Boards of South Dakota held their annual delegate assembly last week to help set direction for the 2016 legislative session.

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A Dialysis Center Opens at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.

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A new outpatient dialysis center has opened at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.