Vikings kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson is the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week Eight. Patterson earned the award after returning last week’s opening kickoff against Green Bay 109 yards for a touchdown, which was the longest kick return in NFL history and matched the longest play all-time.
The Iowa Department of Human Services says a baby has been turned over to the state -- the third use of the Safe Haven law in four months.
A report from the National Wildlife Federation claims global climate change will lead to an increase in ticks, mosquitoes, other blood-sucking pests, and poison ivy.
A few polls have emerged on the Nebraska gubernatorial race...apparently a closer race than many expected.
Two Americans who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola have been cleared of the virus.