Former Kansas football coach Mark Mangino is the new offensive coordinator at Iowa State. He replaces Courtney Messingham, who was relieved of his duties after the season. The Cyclones have also hired Louis Ayeni as the new running backs coach.
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.