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Twins Rally, Close On Wild Card

Playoff hopes remain on the table as the Minnesota Twins get ready for their final series of the regular season starting Friday night at Target Field against the Royals.


Royals Win Despite Injuries

Jonny Gomes drove in three runs, and the banged-up Kansas City Royals moved into a tie with Toronto for the AL's best record with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.


Dakota Marker On The Line

The Missouri Valley Football Conference slate kicks off Saturday with a matchup between two highly ranked teams as South Dakota State hosts North Dakota State in the annual battle for the Dakota Marker.

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Conference Play Begins

This week brings conference openers for football teams including South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota and Iowa State.


Red Raiders Continue Run

GPAC Men's Golf Qualifier #2 was played on Thursday, in Lincoln, Nebraska, at Wilderness Ridge Golf Course.


Vikings Add Safety

The Minnesota Vikings have signed safety Brock Vereen to their practice squad.

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Twins Tread Water, Split DH

After splitting a doubleheader with Cleveland, the Minnesota Twins remain a game and a half out of a wild card spot.


Royals Close On Jays

Eric Hosmer hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the top of the 10th inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Wednesday night to clinch home-field advantage in an AL Division Series.


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.


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.


Morningside Leads The Way

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


Mike Miller On The Move

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

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Twins Face Rain, Twinbill

The Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians had their wild-card chase sidetracked by rain Tuesday night, leading to a postponement and forcing the clubs to play a doubleheader Wednesday.


Royals Come Up Short

Eric Hosmer and Kendrys Morales homered and Johnny Cueto threw six quality innings, but the Kansas City Royals lost to the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Tuesday night.


GPAC Tabs Volleyball Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has named its top volleyball Players of the Week.


Record Score For Coyote Golfer

South Dakota senior golfer Jordan Rykal shot a program-record 14-under par for 54 holes and won SIUE’s Derek Dolenc Invitational held Monday and Tuesday at Gateway Golf Links.


NFL Crash Costly For Minneapolis

A crash last November involving buses carrying the Washington Redskins on their way to play the Minnesota Vikings will cost the city of Minneapolis more than $237,000.


Minnesota Prepares For Top Golfers

The PGA of America has altered its approach to the Ryder Cup with the tournament returning to the U.S.A in 2016 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota


Twins Keep Hopes Alive

Emergency starter Tommy Milone replaced an ill Phil Hughes and pitched the Minnesota Twins past the Cleveland Indians 4-2 on Monday night in a game crucial to the wild-card chances of both clubs.


Royals Fall In Extras

Chris Denorfia hit a pinch-hit home run leading off the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 1-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.

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Iowa Opens 24 Hour Domestic Abuse Hotline

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A 24 hour domestic abuse hotline is now available in Iowa.

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Twenty Years for the Iowa Environmental Council


The Iowa Environmental Council celebrated 20 years this weekend.

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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.