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Zimmer Returns To Vikes

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was at training camp on Wednesday while mourning the death of his father, Bill, who died on Tuesday night at the age of 84.

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Timberwolves To Open On Road

The Minnesota Timberwolves will start the season on the road for the second straight year, after opening at home for 13 consecutive seasons before that.

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Jacks Drop Tuneup To Huskers

Nebraska scored both of its goals in the second half, lifting the Cornhuskers to a 2-0 victory over South Dakota State in an exhibition women's soccer match Wednesday evening at the new Barbara Hibner Stadium.

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Twins Earn Walkoff Win

Eduardo Escobar's two-out double in the ninth inning drove in the winning run, capping a late rally by the Minnesota Twins for a much-needed 3-2 victory Tuesday night over the Texas Rangers.

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Cain Raises Royals

Lorenzo Cain went 4 for 4 with a home run and Yordano Ventura pitched six scoreless innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Tuesday night.

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SDSU Women Face Challenge

16th-year head coach Aaron Johnston and his staff have put together a 2015-16 schedule that will be challenging for the South Dakota State women's basketball team.

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Seven To USD HOF

Seven Coyotes comprise the 2015 Henry Heider Coyote Sports Hall of Fame Class.

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MLS Eyes Twin Cities

Major League Soccer's consideration of an expansion team for the Twin Cities still includes both Minneapolis and St. Paul.

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Buxton Returns To Minors

Minnesota Twins top prospect Byron Buxton will be staying in Triple-A for a while.

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Cueto Hurls Royals Win

Johnny Cueto threw a four-hitter in his Kansas City home debut as the Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Monday night.

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SDSU Football Rates High

South Dakota State has attained a national ranking in both major Football Championship Subdivision polls, checking in at No. 16 in the STATS preseason media poll released Monday.

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Jacks Star Earns Honor

Former south Dakota State women’s basketball student-athlete Megan Waytashek has added another honor as Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, recently named her one of five Laureates.

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Minnesota Verifies Record

The Minnesota State High School League has certified Anders Broman as the state's all-time leading basketball scorer.

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Vikings Win Pre-Season Opener

Backup quarterback Mike Kafka threw a touchdown pass and running back Joe Banyard ran for another score to help the Minnesota Vikings beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 14-3 on Sunday night in the Hall of Fame game.

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Twins Sink Lower

Corey Kluber pitched a three-hitter for his third complete game of the season, leading the Cleveland Indians to an 8-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.

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KC Adds To Lead

Alex Rios beat the tag at the plate on a grounder in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals edged the Chicago White Sox 5-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

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Royals Recall Orlando

The Kansas City Royals have recalled Paulo Orlando from Triple-A Omaha and inserted him into the lineup in left field against the Chicago White Sox.

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Twins Swept In Toronto

Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer and Mark Buehrle earned his 30th career win against Minnesota as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the struggling Twins 9-3 Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep.

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Tigers Walkoff Royals

Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer off Ryan Madson in the ninth inning to give the Detroit Tigers an 8-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday.

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Morningside Is GPAC Favorite

The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) held their 16th annual football media day on Thursday, August 6, at the Marina Inn in South Sioux City, Nebraska.

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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Event To Prepare Meals

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A volunteer effort billed as "the nation's largest food packaging event" kicks-off today in Des Moines.