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Augie Stuns Hawkeyes

Daniel Jansen hit a jumper as time expired to lift No. 1 Augustana men's basketball to a 76-74 exhibition win over the University of Iowa in front of 12,874 fans on Friday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.


A Farewell To Coughlin Alumni

Saturday marks the end of an era in South Dakota State football as the Jackrabbits host Illinois State in a battle of nationally ranked teams.

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Iowa Teams Seek More Success

Iowa and Iowa State hope to build on recent success as part of Saturday's busy college football schedule.


SDSU Sweeps Exhibitions

South Dakota State's men's and women's basketball teams scored easy victories in an exhibition basketball doubleheader Thursday at Frost Arena.


Jacks Win, Coyotes Lose

South Dakota State scored three goals over a 12-minute span to defeat Oral Roberts, 3-1, in the opening game of the Summit League Women’s Soccer Championship Thursday at Fishback Soccer Park.


GPAC Soccer Teams Compete

The 2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Postseason Women's Soccer Tournament completed quarterfinal action on Thursday with the one, two, three and five seeds all victorious.


Heat Tops Timberwolves

Dwyane Wade showed no ill effects from a migraine headache two days ago, scoring 25 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 96-84 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.


Predators Nip Wild

Cody Hodgson scored the tiebreaking goal late in the third period to lift the Nashville Predators over Minnesota 3-2 on Thursday night after Wild star Zach Parise was injured.


Hunter Steps Down

Torii Hunter has declared an end to his playing career of 17-plus major league seasons, including more than a decade with the Minnesota Twins.


Vikings List Injuries

The Minnesota Vikings have a long injury list this week.


Mingo Earns League Honor

South Dakota State junior Megan Mingo from Yankton was named The Summit League Women’s Golfer of the Month Wednesday after leading the Jackrabbits in three October events.

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Nebraska Playoffs Roll On

Two classes of Nebraska prep football playoffs were in action Wednesday.


Former Viking Dies

Fred McNeill, the former Minnesota linebacker who helped the Vikings reach two Super Bowls in his 12-year NFL career, has died. He was 63.


Minnesota Misses Out

Minnesota's bid committee for the national championship game in college football will continue pursuing the event, after missing out on the latest awards.


One Upset In GPAC Soccer Tourney

The 2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Postseason Men's Soccer Tournament completed quarterfinal action on Tuesday with the one, two, four and six seeds all posting wins.


GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

The volleyball Players of the Week for the Great Plains Athletic Conference have been announced.


USD Golfers Tie Team Mark

The South Dakota women’s golf team tied a program record with a final round 295 (+7) and placed fifth at UAB’s Fall Beach Blast Tournament held Monday and Tuesday at The Peninsula Golf & Racquet Club.


Wild Assistant Returns

Minnesota Wild assistant coach Darryl Sydor has returned to the team following a drunken driving incident this summer.

Twins Have Four Free Agents

The Minnesota Twins will have four pitchers become free agents.


Jacks Move Up In Polls

South Dakota State has inched back up two spots in the national FCS football polls after a win last weekend at Missouri State.

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Another Winter Storm Moving into the Northern Plains


Another winter storm will move into the area Sunday night through Tuesday.

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Facade Improvement Program Approved for Downtown Yankton

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The Yankton City Commission approved a façade improvement program for the downtown business area at their last meeting.

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Alzheimer’s Cost to Climb in Iowa

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A new report projects the expense to Medicaid for people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease in Iowa and nationwide will increase dramatically over the next decade.

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Falling Revenues an Issue for the 2016 Iowa Legislature

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Revenues for the State of Iowa have fallen below estimates for the last several months, and could lead to a budget crunch for the 2016 legislature.

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SD MRC Rail Line On Schedule


Reconstruction continues on the Mitchell – Rapid City rail line west of Chamberlain.