Vikings star defensive end Jared Allen left practice Tuesday with an ankle injury. Allen will undergo further exams to determine the severity of the injury. In other team news, the Vikings signed linebacker Stanford Keglar and released linebacker Nathan Williams. The Vikings open up preseason play against the Houston Texans on Friday at the Metrodome.
Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.
State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is pleased with the $8.6 billion spending plan for the next two years.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.