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Twins Drop Fourth Straight

Things aren't going well for the Twins these days, and Wednesday's loss to Pittsburgh brought even more frustration.


SDSU Wrestlers Join Big 12

South Dakota State University is one of six schools to receive an invitation to join the Big 12 Conference as an affiliate member for wrestling, league officials announced Wednesday.


Timberwolves Add Veteran

Andre Miller's agent tells The Associated Press his client has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Timberwolves.


Vikings Put The Pads On

While many Minnesota Vikings veterans see the first padded practices of training camp as a necessary evil, Adrian Peterson couldn't wait for the day.


Indians Slow Down Royals

Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Indians avoided a winless homestand with a 12-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

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Twins Bullpen Struggles Continue

Jung Ho Kang hit a tiebreaking home run off the facing off the second deck in left center-field in the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Minnesota Twins 8-7 Tuesday night.


Hosmer Is Royals Hero

Eric Hosmer's homer with two outs in the ninth inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians.


Berry Returns To Chiefs

Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry has been cleared by the Kansas City Chiefs' medical staff and his doctors to return to the practice field after undergoing treatment for lymphoma.

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Coyotes Lose Quarterback

South Dakota coach Joe Glenn says two-year starting quarterback Kevin Earl will miss what would have been his senior season because of a lingering back injury.


Lancers Hire Coach

The Mount Marty College tennis programs are announcing the programs’ new head coach is Ron Briggs.


Bison Top MVFC Poll Again

The unprecedented four-time defending national champion North Dakota State Bison have been tabbed to win the Missouri Valley Football Conference crown in 2015


Five Jacks Named All League

While South Dakota State is picked only fifth in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, the Jacks have five players on the pre-season all league first team.


Royals On A Roll

Eric Hosmer drove in four runs, Kendrys Morales added three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians on Monday night.


Wallace Looks For Big Season

Mike Wallace has joined Minnesota's offense as more than just a wide receiver for deep routes.


Vikings Eat Free

The owner of a pizzeria that's offering free food for Minnesota Vikings players training in Mankato isn't worried their big appetites will bankrupt him.

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Twins Drop Yankee Series

Nathan Eovaldi pitched impressively into the ninth inning, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew each homered, and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Sunday for a series win.


Royals Deal For Cueto

The Kansas City Royals have acquired ace right-hander Johnny Cueto in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds, bolstering their chances of returning to the World Series.


KC On A High

The Kansas City Royals traded for Johnny Cueto, and then used Yordano Ventura's seven sharp innings to beat Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros 5-1 on Sunday.


Vikes Extend Walsh Deal

The Minnesota Vikings have signed kicker Blair Walsh to a contract extension.


Linebacker Lost For Season

The Minnesota Vikings have placed linebacker Casey Matthews on injured reserve, ending his first season with the team before it started.

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No Special Session for South Dakota Education

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The call for a special session of the South Dakota legislature has failed.

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Governor Addresses Camp for Gifted Students


South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard told students at the wrap up of the “Governors Camp” at USD in Vermillion today that their future is bright, but they have to make good choices.

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Historical Sites Eligible for Restoration Funding Assistance

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Private, public, and non-profit land owners are invited to apply for grants through the Deadwood Fund program.

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Keystone XL Groundwork Continues


The groundwork is still under way as Trans Canada waits for final approvals of its plans to build the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline.

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South Dakota Congresswoman Against Iran Nuclear Deal

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As members of Congress continue to scrutinize and debate the nuclear deal struck with Iran, South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem is in clear opposition to the deal.