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SD college football previews: USD looking to bounce back at home

October 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

VERMILLION The University of South Dakota football team is hoping to bounce back from its tough loss last week as it takes on Western Illinois for its homecoming game at 2 p.m. Saturday in Vermillion. Continue Reading

Long legal battle over fatal BNSF crash in Anoka, Minn., ends

May 1, 2012 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS The families for four young people killed in a 2003 car-train crash in Anoka say they’ve settled their case against Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for $29 million. The settlement is one of Minnesota’s largest wrongful death awards. Continue Reading

Solar storm ends with strong backhand slap

March 9, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) The solar storm that seemed to be more fizzle than fury got much stronger early Friday before fading again. Continue Reading

NSU women’s basketball coach notches 700th win

January 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ABERDEEN (AP) Longtime Northern State women’s basketball coach Curt Fredrickson has notched his 700th career victory.
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Northern Beef plant opening in Aberdeen, S.D. pushed back

November 18, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – The opening of a long-delayed beef packing plant near Aberdeen is facing yet another delay.
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Northern SD beef plant eyes late-year opening

May 5, 2011 in West Central Tribune

A spokesman said Northern Beef Packers has begun hiring workers and plans to open its packing plant near Aberdeen between mid-October and mid-November. Continue Reading

Coordinators follow Kill to Minnesota

December 11, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS – New Minnesota coach Jerry Kill is bringing both of his coordinators with him from Northern Illinois.
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Lien issues are being resolved at beef plant in Aberdeen, S.D.

August 27, 2010 in West Central Tribune

All but one of the mechanic’s liens listed in a civil lawsuit against Northern Beef Packers have been paid. Continue Reading

EDC votes to earmark money for proposed rail bypass

July 8, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission has earmarked $50,000 to support a proposed railroad bypass on the west edge of Willmar.
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Loose Ends: We stay, we endure, we’re nuts

January 8, 2009 in River Falls Journal

So we live in the Midwest well, northern or upper Midwest to be exact, and maybe that explains our passive aggressive, slightly schizophrenic feelings about the weather. Continue Reading