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Vikings Back At Work

The Vikings resume organized activities today.

Twins On The Road

The Twins open a three-game series with the Royals tonight in Kansas City.

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Twins Sweep Brewers

The Twins used four home runs Thursday to down the Brewers, 8-6, at Target Field.

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Jacks Face Tourney Test

The South Dakota State University baseball team will make its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament at the Division I level.

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Tough Start for the Huskers

The Nebraska softball team is off to a heartbreaking start in the Women’s College World Series.

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Hegge Joins Mount Marty Program

Mount Marty College has announced the commitment of Crofton High School’s Ben Hegge to attend Mount Marty College.

Brett Teaching Royals Hitters

George Brett is now the Royals interim hitting coach.

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Cyclones Get Transfer

Former Marshall guard DeAndre Kane is heading to Iowa State.

Legends List Has Change

Two-time NFL pro-bowler and Super Bowl champion Joe Theismann and Olympic triathlete Hunter Kemper have been added to the Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends list of celebrity athletes for 2013.

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Augie Tracksters Earn Honors

Augustana’s Travis Beniak, Henrik Holmberg, Aaron Jung, and Runa Falch earned All-America honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) .

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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.