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. Kevin Love exploded for 29 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists. Minnesota has won four-of-six to get back to .500 at 13-and-13. The T’wolves head to Los Angeles to face the Lakers and Clippers on Friday and Sunday, respectively.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is drafting an updated management plan for Fort Randall Dam and Lake Francis Case.
The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is holding a meeting next week to gain public input on the naming of a creek and an island near Sioux Falls.
South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says she supports the move by Texas Governor Rick Perry to move one thousand national guardsmen to that states southern border.
A bill sponsored by South Dakota Senator John Thune that would ensure deliveries of home heating fuels in the dead of winter was passed by Congress and signed by the President.