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Twins Nip Orioles

Ricky Nolasco allowed four runs in six innings as the Minnesota Twins beat a Baltimore Orioles' split squad 6-5 on Sunday.


Timberwolves Fall In Orleans

Anthony Davis had 28 points and nine rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 110-88 on Sunday.


UNO To Frozen Four

Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday night in the NCAA Midwest Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four for the first time.


Larson Earns Honor

The National Association of Basketball Coaches announced the NABC Division I All-District teams on Friday for 2014-15, and South Dakota State senior Cody Larson earned all-district 12 first team honors.


Coyotes Shine On Track

The University of South Dakota track standouts turned in some more impressive performances over the weekend.


SDSU, USD Lead Summit

South Dakota State holds the lead after the winter season in The Summit League Commissioner’s Cup standings.


Coyote Runner Nation’s Fastest

South Dakota junior Amber Eichkorn clocked the fastest time in the nation in the 5,000-meter run to lead the Coyote track and field teams at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on Thursday in Austin, Texas.


Jacks Begin Football Practice

The South Dakota State University football team will kick off the spring season Friday morning with its first of 15 practices.

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Twins Fall In Ten Innings

David Ortiz was 0 for 3 in his return to Boston's lineup after a nine-day absence, and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Thursday.


Babs Coming To Minnesota

The Minnesota Vikings have signed Polish tackle Babatunde "Babs" Aiyegbusi.


Vikings Pledge More Money

The Wilf family is pledging another $19.5 million toward the Minnesota Vikings' stadium project to cover more of the costs in several aspects of building and surrounding areas.


Area Athletes Dominate Summit

This year's top track and field athletes in the Summit League came from the upper Midwest schools in the conference.


Twins Lose Pitchers Duel

Kyle Gibson struck seven in six strong innings for the Minnesota Twins in a 2-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.


Peterson In Zimmer’s Plan

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer "fully expects" Adrian Peterson to be with the team for the 2015 season, adding Wednesday there are "no plans" to trade the star running back.


T-Wolves Fall In Overtime

Jordan Clarkson hit two free throws with 0.3 seconds left in overtime to send the Los Angeles Lakers over the Minnesota Timberwolves, 101-99 on Wednesday night.


MLS To Minnesota

Major League Soccer has committed to Minnesota, awarding an expansion franchise to start playing in 2018 with the expectation an outdoor stadium will be built before then

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Hunter’s Homer A Winner

Torii Hunter hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Chad Jenkins in the seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 Tuesday.


Dozier Gets New Deal

Second baseman Brian Dozier and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $20 million, four-year contract.


Peterson On Way Out?

Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their relationship.


Vikings Sign Free Agents

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms on contracts with linebacker Casey Matthews and safety Taylor Mays.

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South Dakota Senator Steps Down from Legislature


District 16 Senator Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes has announced he is stepping down from the South Dakota legislature.

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Topsoil Debate Continues in Iowa

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The public comment period for the proposed change in a controversial rule dealing with the amount of topsoil developers are required to return to a construction site will end Wednesday.

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Nebraska Senators Debating Term Limits


Nebraska senators are debating whether voters should be asked to make an adjustment to their term limits.

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Plan for Iowa Caucuses On the Way

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The leaders of Iowa's two major political parties will soon announce a plan for releasing timely, accurate electronic results of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.

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Severe Weather Season Underway

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As spring continues to unfold across the northern plains, it normally means we need to pay attention to the potential of severe weather.