The South Dakota State Jackrabbit football program is gearing up for their second consecutive FCS Title Game in early January.

News did break about the future beyond January on Tuesday however, as the 2024 Jackrabbit football schedule was announced.

There are a ton of highlights on the slate, but none will hit closer to home than an old rivalry renewed.

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For the first time since 2004, the Jackrabbits and Augustana Vikings will meet on the football field.

Per GoJacks.com:

SDSU and Augustana, which were previously longtime rivals in the North Central Conference, will play each other for the first time since 2004. Overall, the Jackrabbits lead the series against the Vikings by a 43-15-2 count. Augustana posted an 11-2 overall record this fall and reached the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs.

It's extremely exciting for our area college programs to come together and face off.

Fans of both schools will be in for a treat, as its a big opportunity for the state to show off the caliber of football programs that we have right here in South Dakota.

The game will be Saturday, September 14th at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings. The kickoff time is set for 6:00, so it will be an under-the-lights affair between the Jacks and the Vikings.

Here is a shot of the entire schedule for the Jacks in 2024:

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Source: SDSU Football on Twitter and GoJacks.com

10 Wild South Dakota Snowstorms

Even though snow is blanketing the Sioux Empire, some snowstorms still do not compare to these ten dreadful snowstorms that hit South Dakota.

Only In Your State highlighted ten snowstorms in South Dakota as a reminder for people to always be aware of the road during the winter. South Dakotans are well aware of the fact that the state’s winters can be harsh which is why it is always a good idea to plan ahead and prepare for the worst.

Do you remember any major snowstorms that hit South Dakota?

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11 Famous People from South Dakota

OK, so we're not Hollywood, but there are a number of famous people who were born in the Rushmore State. Here's a list of 10 famous people who were born in South Dakota!

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10 Most Dangerous Cities in South Dakota

Cities on the east and west side of the Missouri River have made the latest list of South Dakota's Most Dangerous Cities for 2021.

Roadsnacks recently released its most 'Dangerous Cities' list and here in The Mount Rushmore state there are a few surprises, especially at the top. To determine the most dangerous cities in the state, Roadsnacks looked at the FBI's report on the latest violent crime, along with property crime statistics.

And surprisingly, the town with the most murders per capita in the state has less than 3,000 residents. Take a look at the list below.

For a look at the detailed list, visit roadsnacks.com Story Source: Roadsncaks