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Iowa Assistant Avoids Melee

Iowa tight ends coach D.J. Hernandez was in attendance when a fight broke out at a restaurant in Connecticut Saturday morning.

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T-Wolves Vet Opts Out

Timberwolves forward Andrei Kirilenko is reportedly opting out of the final year of his contract.

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Yankees Come To Town

The Twins open up a four-game series against the New York Yankees tonight at Target Field.

Twins Lose Slugfest

Eric Hosmer’s ninth inning solo homer held up as the Royals outslugged the Twins 9-8 at Target Field.

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Royals Drop Veteran

The Royals designated outfielder Jeff Francoeur for assignment following Saturday’s loss in Minnesota.

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Creighton Star On Elite Squad

Creighton’s Doug McDermott is one of 12 players that has been named to the Team USA roster for the World University Games.

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Wolters, Iverson Get NBA Call

Area standouts Nate Wolters and Colton Iverson were both drafted and both traded on NBA Draft Night Thursday.

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Timberwolves Trade Pick

The Timberwolves made some noise at the NBA Draft last night in Brooklyn.

Twins Top Royals

Justin Morneau had two hits and an RBI as the Twins topped the Royals 3-1 in the opener of a four-game series at Target Field.

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Coyote Star Honored

University of South Dakota junior distance runner Jeff Mettler has been named The Summit League Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

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Spotters Prepare For Storm Season

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Severe storm spotting classes are going on across the region, as the turn to warmer weather approaches.

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One Final Day In Lincoln

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Nebraska lawmakers are back in Lincoln today for the final day of the 2014 session.

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Yankton Man Wins Economic Development Award

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Ron Kraft of Yankton was given the “Excellence in Economic Development Award.”

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Job Fairs To Be Held

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A coalition of seven construction trade groups will hold job fairs across the Dakotas, looking to fill hundreds of open…

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Cold Weather Delays Field Work

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Spring fieldwork is off to a late start. University of Minnesota Extension Climatologist Mark Seeley this is the result of…