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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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Huskers Dismiss Pair

Two Huskers football players are being dismissed from the team.

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Timberwolves Ready For Draft

The Timberwolves hold two first round picks in tonight’s NBA Draft in New York.

Twins Limp Home

Placido Polanco’s two-run homer in the sixth inning lifted the Marlins to a 5-3 win over the Twins.

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Gophers Boot Linebacker

Minnesota Golden Gophers linebacker Lamonte Edwards has reportedly been kicked off the team.

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Creighton Star Makes Cut

Creighton forward Doug McDermott is one of 16 finalists for the United States at the World University Games.

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Augie Star Going Pro

Augustana sophomore Jordan Milbrath has signed with the Cleveland Indians and will forego his junior and senior seasons

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Timberwolves In Foreign Game

The NBA is expanding its slate of global games next season.

Twins Fall In Miami

Marcell Ozuna went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI to lead the Marlins in a 4-2 win over the Twins in Miami

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UCLA Wins Baseball Crown

UCLA is the winner of this year’s College World Series.

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Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

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Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.