Iowa State’s Jarvis West is being honored by the Big 12 Conference. The kick returner was named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday for his efforts in the Cyclones’ 42-35 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday. West took a kickoff back 95 yards for a touchdown. ISU plays at Baylor this Saturday.
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.