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Huskers Get New Look

Nebraska football will be wearing alternate jerseys for its September 14th home game against UCLA.

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Sioux City Keeps Tourney

Sioux City will continue to host a national basketball championship.

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SDSU Wins Showdown

South Dakota Corn Utilization officials announced that South Dakota State University has won the inaugural “South Dakota Showdown Series.”

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Twins Face Marlins

The Twins begin a two-game interleague series with the Marlins tonight in Miami.

Vikings Sign Linebacker

The Vikings have signed free agent linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract, according to the “Minneapolis Star Tribune.”

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Bruins Closer To Title

UCLA is just a win away from its first college baseball national championship.

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Big Ten Adds Bowls

The Big Ten is continuing to expand its reach after reaching two more bowl agreements with the Pac-12 yesterday.

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Area Coach In Spotlight

Larry Buffington of Gayville-Volin High School is in the running for a national honor.

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Coyotes Earn Honors

Madison Mills placed third in the junior women’s pole vault to lead three Coyotes and a Coyote recruit to Junior All-American status at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Twins Salvage Victory

Josh Willingham and Oswaldo Arcia drove in two runs apiece as the Twins topped the Indians 5-3 to avoid a three-game sweep at Progressive Field.

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Rules Under Review

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The Rules Review Committee of the South Dakota legislature worked through a long agenda at their meeting yesterday (Monday) in Pierre.

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Transportation Bill Deadline Looms

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More discussions on a long term transportation funding bill may be held this week in Congress.

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Blue Ribbon Committee To Begin Work

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The “Blue Ribbon Task Force on Teachers and Students” was formed by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard to deliver a data based report on the state of education to the 2016 legislature.

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Utility Frustrated With River Nitrate Management

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Iowa’s largest water utility is restarting special equipment to remove nitrates from the water it uses from the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers to its customers.

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Nebraska Governor Not to Support Death Penalty Repeal

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Governor Pete Ricketts finds himself at odds with the legislature after a week in which the Unicameral passed a number of crime bills.