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.
A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.
Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.
The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.
Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.