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.
The original plan was to come up with five ideas for the Onward Yankton competition, but there are now six to choose from.
Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is advising lawmakers to stay focused on helping Mille Lacs area businesses during an upcoming special session.
Iowa’s 19 state-regulated casinos are holding events for Responsible Gaming Education Week.
A Nebraska professor says Congress needs to give the Iran nuclear agreement careful consideration and not just reject it outright.