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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Railroad Sale Still Possible

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The former D.M. & E. rail line through South Dakota may be sold, or it might not.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

R CALF Disappointed Judge Temporarily Stops Horse Slaughter

In Agriculture

  A Federal Judge has granted a Temporary Restraining order against USDA to prevent the inspection of horse slaughter facilities…

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Nebraska Farm Bureau Official Says REINS Act Positive For Agriculture

In Agriculture

The House has passed the REINS Act which requires Congressional approval of regulations expected to have an economic impact of…

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Northern Sun Polls Out

In Sports

Minnesota State is the top vote getter in the 2013 Northern Sun Conference football coaches poll.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Rookie Sparkles In Debut

In Sports

An outstanding effort by a rookie pitcher helped the Minnesota Twins to a victory in Kansas City.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Timberwolves Release Slate

In Sports

The Minnesota Timberwolves will open the regular season at home for the 13th straight year.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Allen On Sidelines

In Sports

Vikings star defensive end Jared Allen left practice Tuesday with an ankle injury.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Iowa Accident Slows Stewart

In Sports

It appears that Tony Stewart’s chances of making this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup are over.

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

South Dakota Pork President Says Activists Don’t Understand Agriculture

In Agriculture

Mercy for Animals is carrying their message this week in South Dakota and Iowa in front of Walmart stores in…

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Iowa Named Top Party School

In News

The Princeton Review’s annual listing of the top colleges in the country has moved Iowa up from number two to number one in the category or party schools — though a university spokesman says the ranking doesn’t make sense.

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Utility Frustrated With River Nitrate Management

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Iowa’s largest water utility is restarting special equipment to remove nitrates from the water it uses from the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers to its customers.

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Nebraska Governor Not to Support Death Penalty Repeal

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Governor Pete Ricketts finds himself at odds with the legislature after a week in which the Unicameral passed a number of crime bills.

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Sioux City Teens Hospitalized, One Dead After Smoking Synthetic Drug

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A Sioux City teenager died and three others were hospitalized after police say they became ill while smoking a synthetic drug.

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Nebraska Legislators Debate Death Penalty Repeal

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Nebraska legislators have given preliminary approval to a bill to do away with the death penalty.

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6 Minnesota men charged with conspiring to support Islamic State

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They were arrested as part of a yearlong FBI investigation into people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State.