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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.


Three Class Shootout Set

The 28th Annual 3 Class Shoot-Out basketball all-star game will be held on Saturday, March 28th at the McCook Central Auditorium in Salem.


Wild Are Road Warriors

Zach Parise scored the tying goal midway through the third period, then added another in the shootout to help the Minnesota Wild beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Tuesday night for their 10th straight road win.


Zenner Set For Pro Day

South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner is among about a dozen college players getting a chance this week to work out in front of pro scouts.


Coyotes Begin Spring Ball

University of South Dakota head football coach Joe Glenn has announced his team’s spring practice schedule.


Timberwolves Upend Jazz

Rookie guard Zach LaVine scored 27 points, including two 3-pointers to force overtime, and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied past the Utah Jazz 106-104 on Monday night.

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Marijuana Production on the Way for Iowans


A bill that would legalize the use of marijuana as treatment for certain medical conditions that cause seizures.

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Census Data Says Iowa is Growing

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The U-S Census Bureau released estimates this week showing Iowa's population has increased by two percent since 2010

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Omaha Police Appalled by Senator’s Comments

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The backlash against comments made by Omaha State Senator Ernie Chambers continues.

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Nebraska Senator Under Fire for Comments Against Police


A state senator called on Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha to clarify his controversial statements about the police.

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Chemical Warfare Meeting for Veterans in Pierre

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Veterans and the public will have the chance to learn about the damage chemical warfare has on those who serve in the armed forces.