Local

SDSU Women Face Notre Dame

SDSU Women Face Notre Dame

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team (9-6) finishes its nonconference schedule when it travels to Notre Dame, Ind., to take on the second ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11-0) Thursday. Tipoff time is 6 p.m. on 104.1 The Wolf.

The Jackrabbits need to return to the win column after a 66-45 loss at UALR Dec. 29 in Little Rock, Ark.

The Fighting Irish enter Thursday’s game on an 11-game winning streak after knocking off Oregon State, 70-58, Dec. 29.

South Dakota State is ranked 17th in the latest CollegeInsider Mid-Major poll while Notre Dame is ranked second in both the Associated Press and the USA Today Sports/ESPN Top 25 Coaches Polls.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Governor Says Iowa In Good Financial Shape

Iowa state capital

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.

in Local

BCBS Rejects Deal

Stethoscope Medical

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.

in Local

Negotiators Far Apart

Iowa state capital 2

Negotiators for the State of Iowa presented a contract proposal that differs greatly from the one submitted earlier this month by the largest state employees' union.

in Local

No Charges For Corrections Officials

gavel

Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says the special legislative committee reviewing what went wrong in Corrections that led to the miscalculation of hundreds of prison sentences failed to stay focused.

in National, World

U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned

afghanistan

The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.