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.
General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.
Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is drafting an updated management plan for Fort Randall Dam and Lake Francis Case.
The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is holding a meeting next week to gain public input on the naming of a creek and an island near Sioux Falls.