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SDHSAA Release First Round Football Pairings

The first rounds of the South Dakota High School Football Playoffs are set.  Here is a link to the SDHSAA…

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Jacks Seek Hobo Day Triumph

Another week, another matchup of nationally ranked Missouri Valley Football Conference teams for South Dakota State.

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Coyotes Host Number One

The top rated team in FCS comes to Vermillion Saturday as the South Dakota Coyotes host North Dakota State in college football.

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Royals Seek Frisco Series Win

The World Series resumes Friday night in San Francisco after Wednesday night's 7-2 win by the Royals.

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GPAC Adds Member

The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) has announced College of Saint Mary (CSM) as the newest member of the league.

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Another Shutout For Wild

Darcy Kuemper made 26 saves for his third shutout of the season, and defenseman Jared Spurgeon had two assists to lead the Minnesota Wild past the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 on Thursday night.

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Royals Even Series

The Royals looked more like the Royals Wednesday night in Kansas City.

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Twins Drop Burton

The Minnesota Twins have declined their $3.6 million option for 2015 on reliever Jared Burton, who gets a $200,000 buyout and becomes eligible for free agency after the World Series.

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Peterson Case Gets Ruling

A prosecution request to remove the judge handling the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been denied.

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Timberwolves Win Exhibition

Shabazz Muhammad had 19 points and Nikola Pekovic tallied 15 points and 13 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Wednesday.

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Wild Ink Coyle Extension

The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms on a five-year, $16 million contract extension with right wing Charlie Coyle through the 2019-20 season.

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Royals Streak Ends

Good pitching and an early offensive onslaught earned San Francisco game one of the World Series in Kansas City.

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Morningside Is GPAC Pick

Morningside totaled 97 points and is the preseason coaches' selections to win the 2014-2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women's Basketball Championship.

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Midland Tops Basketball Poll

Midland totaled 98 points and eight first place votes and is the preseason coaches' selection to win the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men's Basketball Championship for 2014-15.

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Coyotes Dominate Summit Kudos

University of South Dakota athletes have swept the weekly honors in a pair of Summit League sports.

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GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has awarded weekly honors for volleyball and soccer.

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Viking Stadium On Time

Officials are confident the Minnesota Vikings' new $1 billion stadium will be completed on time in 2016.

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Bison Maintain, Jacks Gain

North Dakota State remained perfect on the field and in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Coaches Poll this week.

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GPAC Honors Gridders

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

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Coyote Earns Summit Award

Riley Haug was named The Summit League’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week on Monday

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.