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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.


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.


T-Wolves Seek Re-Sign

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


Omaha Hosting Senior Open

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


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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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.

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SD Businesses Watching Ballot Issues


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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.