Rookie Justin Fontaine recorded his first career hat trick as the Wild cruised past the Coyotes 4-1 at Jobing.com Arena. Kyle Brodziak tallied a goal and an assist for Minnesota, which has won four in-a-row on the heels of a six-game losing streak. Niklas Backstrom kicked aside 39 of the 40 shots he faced in the victory. The Wild host Colorado tomorrow.
Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.
State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is pleased with the $8.6 billion spending plan for the next two years.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.