Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 225 yards and two touchdowns as the Nebraska Cornhuskers beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 39-19 at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Tommy Armstrong Jr. was 8-for-13 for 135 yards and two touchdowns for Nebraska, which has won two in-a-row. Quincy Enunwa had four catches for 80 yards and a touchdown and Kenny Bell hauled in four catches for 65 yards and a touchdown in the victory.
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.