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.
A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.
Medicaid expansion continues to be on the South Dakota legislative agenda.
The South Dakota House Education Committee voted to repeal the foundation funding legislation.
One Iowa State Senator says the lobbying has been intense as the legislature prepares to take up a proposal to increase the state gas tax.