Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner is the Big Ten Freshman of the Week. Leidner rushed for 151 yards and four touchdowns in Saturday’s 43-24 rout of San Jose State. He also was 5-of-12 for 71 yards as the Gophers improved to 4-and-0 on the season. Minnesota opens Big Ten play on Saturday at home against Iowa.
A new outpatient dialysis center has opened at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.
There will be eleven ballot issues for South Dakota voters to consider in next November’s election.
The Yankton City Commission approved a façade improvement program for the downtown business area at their last meeting.
A new report projects the expense to Medicaid for people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease in Iowa and nationwide will increase dramatically over the next decade.