Iowa Hawkeyes cornerback B.J. Lowery was named the Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week yesterday. Lowery registered two interceptions for touchdowns as the Hawkeyes dismissed Western Michigan 59-3 last weekend. He is the first player in program history with two picks for scores in a single game.
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.