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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.

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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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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.