The University of Minnesota football team continues to prepare for the Texas Bowl in Houston, which takes place on Friday evening. The 8-and-4 Gophers play the 6-and-6 Syracuse Orange in the contest. Kickoff time is 5 p.m.
District 16 Senator Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes has announced he is stepping down from the South Dakota legislature.
The public comment period for the proposed change in a controversial rule dealing with the amount of topsoil developers are required to return to a construction site will end Wednesday.
Nebraska senators are debating whether voters should be asked to make an adjustment to their term limits.
The leaders of Iowa's two major political parties will soon announce a plan for releasing timely, accurate electronic results of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.