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Vikings Sign Linebacker

 The Vikings have signed free agent linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract, according to the “Minneapolis Star Tribune.”  Bishop was released by the Green Bay Packers last week.  He missed all of last year with a hamstring injury after posting back-to-back 100-tackle seasons.  The 28-year-old spent his first six years with the Packers, who drafted him in the sixth round in 2007 out of California.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Americans are really angry with Washington

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Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Members Lobbying Congress

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Minnesota Farm Bureau members are in Washington D.C. this week making hill visits. Cass County Farm Bureau President Miles Kuschel,…