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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.

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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.

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Vikings In Finale

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

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Area Cagers Resume Schedule

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

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Timberwolves Return To Action

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

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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.

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Vikings Prepare For Lions

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

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Augustana In Learfield Top 20

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

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Timberwolves To Host Wizards

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

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Huskers Getting Ready

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

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.