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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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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

Money Coins

After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

Boater

The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

Road Construction

Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

WP-Microphone

The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

Money Coins

Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.