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.
Two U.S. marshals and a New York police detective were wounded and a fugitive wanted on sex abuse charges was killed in a shootout in Greenwich Village.
Unmanned aircraft have been banned within the boundaries of the Missouri National Recreational River on the South Dakota – Nebraska border.
A South Dakota cable, phone and internet provider has been sold, and the new owners are promising improved services.
Northwestern Energy is looking at a major upgrade of their electric transmission facilities in and near Yankton.