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SDSU Women Suffer Setback

A 20-plus halftime lead helped UALR (5-5) beat South Dakota State (9-6) in women’s basketball action Sunday 66-45.

Jacks Win, Coyotes Lose

South Dakota State won on the hardwood on Saturday, while South Dakota lost on Sunday.

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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.

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.

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.

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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Iowa Legislators Disagree over Medicaid Changes

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El Nino Could Lead to Muddy Fields This Spring

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An Iowa State University climatologist says the current El Nino weather pattern could mean slow planting this spring.

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Health Organizations in Nebraska Watching the Zika Virus

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Health organizations are carefully monitoring the spread of the Zika virus after a large outbreak in May of last year in Brazil.