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Lynx Crush Dream

Monica Wright scored 22 points and Lindsay Whalen added 20 as the Minnesota Lynx crushed the WNBA-leading Atlanta Dream, 94-72, at Target Center.

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Thielbar On Leave

Minnesota Twins left-handed reliever Caleb Thielbar will go on the bereavement list Thursday following the death of his grandmother.

Zenner Up For Top Award

South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner is one of 20 players named to the initial 2013 Walter Payton Award Watch List.

Twins Fall Again

Yunel Escobar hit a go-ahead solo homer in the seventh inning and Ben Zobrist added a two-run blast later in the frame, as the Rays rallied past the Twins 7-4 in the first-of-four at Tropicana Field.

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T-Wolves Seek Re-Sign

The Timberwolves have reportedly made a formal contract offer to restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic.

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Omaha Hosting Senior Open

The Omaha Country Club is gearing up for the start of the U.S. Senior Open this week.

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Ferentz The Worst?

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz is being called one of college football’s five worst coaches by “Sports Illustrated.”

Mauer, Perkins Named All Stars

Twins catcher Joe Mauer and pitcher Glen Perkins have been named to the American League All-Star Team.

Twins Fly South

The Twins continue their 10-game road trip as they open up a four-game series with the Rays tonight in Tampa.

Another Series Loss

Rajai Davis belted a three-run homer and Colby Rasmus added a two-run shot, as the Blue Jays blasted the Twins 11-5 at Rogers Centre.

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Sen. Fischer Fight Against ISIS Needs Clear Objective

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says the only way additional troops will be helpful in the fight against the Islamic State is if there is a clear objective in mind.

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SDHDA Is Inviting Applicants For ESG Program

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The South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is inviting nonprofits and units of local government to submit applications for funding from the Emergency Solutions Grant Program

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Below Normal Run Off Expected in the Missouri River Basin

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The Corps of Engineers says runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, was two point six million acre feet during April, eighty nine percent of average.

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Building the Future at SDSU

SDSU Swine Unit Ground Breaking

The physical outline of the campus at South Dakota State University has changed quite a bit in the last few years.

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SD School Districts Working with New Funding Formula

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Schools across South Dakota are adapting to a new funding formula passed by this year’s legislature.