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Timberwolves To Host Wizards

The Minnesota Timberwolves host the Washington Wizards at the Target Center tomorrow.

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Huskers Getting Ready

The Huskers continue to prepare for their bowl game on New Year’s Day.

Twins Ink Pitcher And Catcher

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

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.


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.


GPAC Names Weekly Best

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


Wild Fail On Road

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

Vikings Routed In Cincy

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


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.


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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Health Care Facilities Put Up Help Wanted Sign

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Health care facilities across the state are among employers not able to find all the workers they need.

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Iowa Farm Land Still Selling High


Despite low agricultural commodity prices, Iowa farmland still seems to be in high demand -- with buyers willing to pay near-record prices.

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Two Killed in Wrong Way Collision on Highway 50

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The Yankton County Sheriff’s office says two people were killed in a head on collision on Highway 50, about five miles east of Yankton.

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SD Counties Look to 2016 Legislature for Financial Help

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While education funding and teacher pay have gotten most of the attention, counties will also be standing in line when the 2016 session of the South Dakota legislature opens in January.

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SD Board of Regents to Consider Alcohol on Campus Policy


The South Dakota Board of Regents will consider a report at their meeting this week that could lead to allowing some use of alcohol on the six state university campuses.