Local: Sports

Sports

hockey

Wild Drop Another

Kyle Okposo scored twice in a three-goal third period for the Islanders in a 5-4 win over the Wild from the Xcel Energy Center.

coyotesbuell

Coyote Standout Yearly Winner

South Dakota senior pole vaulter Bethany (Buell) Firsick has been named College Women’s Athlete of the Year by the South Dakota Sportswriters Association.

vikingshelmet

Vikings In Finale

The Vikings face the Detroit Lions on Sunday in the season finale for both team’s at Mall of America Field.

jacksmbblarson

Area Cagers Resume Schedule

South Dakota State and South Dakota are both in action on the hardwood this weekend.

BasketballClose

Timberwolves Return To Action

The Timberwolves return to action tonight as they host the Washington Wizards at the Target Center.

football helmet

Gophers In Bowl Action

The University of Minnesota football team continues to prepare for the Texas Bowl in Houston, which takes place on Friday evening.

vikingspete2

Vikings Prepare For Lions

The Minnesota Vikings end the regular season this Sunday at home against the Detroit Lions.

sports

Augustana In Learfield Top 20

At the conclusion of the
fall season, Augustana ranks 18th overall in the Learfield Sports Directors’
Cup Standings.

basketball3

Timberwolves To Host Wizards

The Minnesota Timberwolves host the Washington Wizards at the Target Center tomorrow.

football helmet

Huskers Getting Ready

The Huskers continue to prepare for their bowl game on New Year’s Day.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Wanted: Marina Operator

Boater

The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

in Local

Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

Road Construction

Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

in Local

District 40 Candidates Debate

WP-Microphone

The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

in Local

Raise For Social Security Recipients

Money Coins

Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.

in Local

Group Studies Iowa Businesses

employment help wanted

A group that seeks to place women in top jobs has announced plans for a first-of-its-kind study of the state's businesses.