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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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Vikings Play At Cincy

The Vikings play their final road game of the season on Sunday in Cincinnati against the Bengals.

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Coyotes Outscored On Road

Drew Kelly scored a career-high 40 points and Kareem Storey tied Morehead State’s single-game record with 16 assists as the Eagles soared past South Dakota 120-83 Thursday night.

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USD Women Roll To Win

Tia Hemiller’s team-high 15 points led a balanced South Dakota effort in the Coyotes’ 76-48 win against College of St. Mary (Neb.) Thursday night inside the DakotaDome.

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Wild Fall To Penguins

The Penguins scored four unanswered goals between the first and second periods on their way to a 5-2 win over the Wild.

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Historic Matchup For Gophers

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team will open next season by playing Louisville at a U-S Coast Guard base in Puerto Rico.

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SDSU Men Tame Wildcats

South Dakota State shot a season-high percentage from the floor for the second game in a row, 60 percent, in a 75-56 win over Wayne State on Wednesday at Frost Arena.

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Timberwolves Cool Off Blazers

The Timberwolves jumped out to a 69-33 lead at halftime and held on for a 120-109 victory against the Trail Blazers at the Target Center.

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Twins Trade Doumit

The Twins have traded catcher Ryan Doumit to Atlanta.

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Valencia Back In Division

The Royals have added some infield depth by acquiring third baseman Danny Valencia from the Orioles for outfielder David Lough.

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GOP Retreats On DHS Funding

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Republicans in Congress had to retreat a bit, and pass a so called “clean” funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

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Severe Weather Season Approaches

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It is another one of the signs of spring. The beginning of severe weather spotter training classes.

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Weaponized Drones Targeted In Protest

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A candlelight vigil is planned this evening (Wednesday) outside the Iowa Air National Guard base in Des Moines to protest the use of weaponized drones.

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No Speed Limit Change, But Texting Bill Advances

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A bill that would have raised the speed limit on Iowa's interstates has hit a dead end in the Iowa Senate, but legislators are advancing bills targeting those caught texting and driving on Iowa roads.

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Electoral Vote Change Bill Clears Hurdle

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A measure proposing Nebraska revert to the winner-take-all distribution of presidential electors has cleared an important hurdle, yet still faces an uncertain future.