Former Drake kicker Billy Cundiff has a new NFL job. The 33-year-old has signed a one-year deal with the New York Jets. Cundiff worked out for the team on Monday before signing his deal. He last played for the San Francisco 49ers after signing during the playoffs last year to compete with the struggling David Akers, but didn’t see the field. Cundiff will compete with Nick Folk for the Jets’ starting job.
Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.
Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.
Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.
Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.