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Greenway Battles Injury

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway broke his left hand in last weekend's game against the New England Patriots and is questionable for the game on Sunday at New Orleans.


Series Win For Twins

Danny Santana tripled, doubled and drove in two runs as the Minnesota Twins beat Detroit 8-4 Wednesday night to tighten the AL Central race ahead of the Tigers' big weekend series in Kansas City.

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Twins Change Affiliate

Chattanooga is the new home of the Minnesota Twins' Double-A minor-league affiliate.


Royals Gain Ground

Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central.


Jacks Close Non League Schedule

The South Dakota State University football team closes out the non-conference portion of its schedule Saturday night by hosting Wisconsin-Oshkosh in the 48th Annual Beef Bowl.


Vikings Reverse Field On Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges.


Twins Score Walkoff Win

Aaron Hicks hit a two-out RBI single in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied for a 4-3 win over the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.


Royals Bullpen Fails

Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as the Kansas City Royals' dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday night in a 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox.


Perkins Award Nominee

The Minnesota Twins have nominated closer Glen Perkins for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award.


GPAC Athletes Honored

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced weekly honors in volleyball and soccer.


Another Way To Lose

Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera hit back-to-back home runs in the ninth inning to help the Detroit Tigers tighten their grip on the American League Central by winning 8-6 over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.


Royals Rally Past Sox

Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.


GPAC Tabs Week’s Best

Football Players of the Week in the Great Plains Athletic Conference were announced Monday.


Coyote Earns Weekly Honors

Senior outside hitter Kendall Kritenbrink was named the Summit League’s Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.


Vikings Lose Sponsor

The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with child abuse in Texas.


Peterson Reinstated

Eden Prairie, MN (September 15, 2014) – Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will fully participate in this week’s practices…


Vikings Suffer Setback

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots took advantage of Adrian Peterson's absence and Matt Cassel's four interceptions in a 30-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings.


Vikings Reinstate Coach

The Minnesota Vikings have reinstated special teams coach Mike Priefer after a two-game suspension for making anti-gay remarks.


Huskers Back In Poll

After dropping from the poll last week, Nebraska has returned to the Associated Press Top 25 football poll.


Twins Snap Skid

Rookie Trevor May struck out a season-high 10 in six innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 6-4 Sunday to end a four-game losing streak.

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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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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start


Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.