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Confident Peterson Leads Vikings

Adrian Peterson says he's still the NFL's best running back at age 30 and could have played in the pros at 18 had league rules allowed.


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Jackrabbit, Coyote Earn Honors

South Dakota State's Grant Smith was named Summit League Men's Golfer of the Month while Denver's Katharina Baratta and South Dakota's Brenna Lervick garnered the Women's Golfer of the Month awards.


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Morningside Leads The Way

Morningside shot a team total of 342 to claim Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women's Golf Qualifier #1.


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Mike Miller On The Move

The Denver Nuggets signed veteran forward Mike Miller to a one-year deal Wednesday.


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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 1

A look back on this day in Hollywood history.

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Harrisburg School Principal Shot

The Principal at Harrisburg High School was shot in the arm during an incident Wednesday morning.


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No charges for Caitlyn Jenner in fatal car crash

Sheriff's investigators previously determined the 65-year-old Olympian and reality TV star was traveling at an unsafe speed in the February crash.


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Zack Morris was a Ferris Bueller rip-off with a dye job

Mark Paul Gosselaar admits his iconic "Saved By The Bell" character


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NASCAR champion Stewart will retire after 2016 season

Stewart will be 45 next season, hasn't won a race in over two years and has been privately working on finding a successor for the No. 14 Chevrolet all year.


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Senate passes bill to avert government shutdown; House to follow

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation to avert a government shutdown, sending the measure to the House of Representatives just hours before funding for federal agencies runs out at midnight.


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House Republicans to hold leadership elections Oct. 8

Republicans will choose their candidate for John Boehner's replacement as well as their choices for other party positions.


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Appeals court rules NCAA in violation of antitrust laws

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling against the NCAA saying its use of college athletes' names, images and likenesses violated antitrust laws but struck down a plan allowing schools to pay athletes up to $5,000.


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Your smartphone screen is getting stronger

But it's still not unbreakable ... yet.


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Watch these girls take cancer wigs to a new, awesome level

Kids dealing with the consequences of cancer are benefiting from Happy Hair Bands.

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South Dakota Stock Growers Holding Annual Convention

The South Dakota Stock Grower’s Association will hold their annual convention in Rapid City this week. Executive Director Silvia Christen…

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President Calls For Lifting Of Cuban Trade Embargo

Speaking recently to the United Nations President Obama said it’s time to lift the U.S. trade embargo to Cuba. He…

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House Committee Chair Working On Transportation Bill Fix

The current legislation funding transportation expires October 29. House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan is working on a long…

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New Study Out On RFS And E 85

A new analysis by the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development at Iowa State University demonstrates that the statutory levels…

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EPA Announces New Farm Worker Rules

The EPA announced Monday new protections for the nation’s two million farmworkers. The standards are designed to give farmworkers health…


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Troops from U.S.-led mission fight Taliban near Afghan city

Special forces from the U.S.-led military coalition in Afghanistan battled insurgents near the northern city of Kunduz that was captured by the Taliban this week.

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Watching Russia Carefully

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says Russian military moves in Syria are concerning.

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ConAgra HQ Leaving Omaha

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ConAgra said this week it will move it;s corporate headquarters from Omaha to Chicago.

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Manufacturers Deal With Labor Shortage


Many manufacturing plants across the state have been reaching out this week with open houses and other events to mark “Manufacturing Week” and hopefully entice more people to work there.

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Daugaard Briefed On Task Force Meeting


The South Dakota Blue Ribbon Task Force on Students and Teachers met again yesterday (Thursday) in Pierre.

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Crest For USS Sioux City Unveiled

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The captain of a new naval ship bearing the name of Sioux City surprised members of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce by unveiling the ship’s official crest.