Nebraska is still out of the top-25 despite a big win on Saturday. Imani Cross and Terrell Newby each ran for a pair of touchdowns as the Huskers humbled South Dakota State 59-20 at Memorial Stadium. Nebraska rushed for 335 yards in all and had 645 yards of offense. The Huskers are now 3-and-1. They host Illinois in the Big Ten opener this Saturday.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.
State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.
Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.