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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.

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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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Timberwolves Trim Roster

The Timberwolves waived center Greg Stiemsma and forward Mickael Gelabale on Sunday.

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Yankton City Commissioner Resigns

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Yankton City Commissioner Brooke Blaalid announced her resignation, effective next month.

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Keystone XL Hearings Begin in South Dakota

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Hearings on the re-certification of the Keystone XL route across the state begin in Pierre on Monday.

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City Moves to Help Yankton Mall

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The Yankton City Commission will hold a hearing next month on a special assessment for the Yankton Mall.

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Changes Ahead for SD Pharmacies

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The SD legislature approved rules changes for pharmacy technicians.

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New Ethanol Storage Facility Headed to Le Mars

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The city of Le Mars has completed plans to build a large ethanol storage facility in its industrial area.