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Twins Ink Pitcher And Catcher

The Twins have officially signed pitcher Mike Pelfrey and catcher Kurt Suzuki.

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Zenner Gains Another Honor

South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner was named to his fourth different All-America team in the past week, earning a spot on the American Football Coaches Association’s FCS All-America First Team.

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Cyclones Add To Fast Start

Georges Niang scored 22 points, and No. 14 Iowa State beat Akron 83-60 on Monday to match the best start in school history.

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GPAC Names Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has named its basketball Players of the Week.

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Wild Fail On Road

Wayne Simmonds scored twice as the Flyers handed the Wild a 4-1 loss at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Vikings Routed In Cincy

Andy Dalton tossed for 366 yards and four touchdowns to sink the Vikings 42-14 in Cincinnati.

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Timberwolves Fall In Overtime

Jamal Crawford scored four points in the final 18 seconds of regulation to send the game to overtime and the Clippers snatched away a 120-116 victory from the Timberwolves at the STAPLES Center.

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Cyclones Advance In Tourney

Georges Niang scored 22 points and Number 17 Iowa State beat George Mason 79-67 on Sunday in the first round of the Diamond Head Classic.

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Hawkeyes Roll On

Josh Oglesby scored 13 points in his season debut and Number 25 Iowa rolled to an 85-61 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday.

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National Honor For GPAC Star

Morningside College’s Kyle Schuck, a 6-2, 180 lb. senior wide receiver from Cherokee, Iowa, was named the 2013 Rawlings-NAIA National Football Player of the Year.

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FEMA Funds For Nebraska

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Twelve Nebraska counties have been approved for Public Assistance from FEMA.  Recovery efforts are still underway for residents throughout the…

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Thune Demands Answers On Rail Car Shortage

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South Dakota Senator John Thune has sent a letter to the federal Surface Transportation Board calling for more insight to the railroad backlog.

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Group Will Help Design Water Plant

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As a new water treatment plant is planned for Riverside Park in Yankton, a citizen’s advisory group is helping with the design.

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Pressler Calls For Higher Gas Tax

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While Congress continues to debate a band aid fix to the federal highway trust fund, at least one South Dakota candidate says gas taxes should go up…now.

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Bank Tax Collections Down

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When the state of South Dakota added up the numbers at the end of the fiscal year on June 30th, most categories showed healthy growth.