South Dakota State fell on Saturday, while South Dakota was victorious. The Jackrabbits slipped to 3-and-3 following a 27-24 home setback to Southern Illinois. SDSU travels to Western Illinois this Saturday. The Coyotes, meanwhile, knocked off Missouri State 17-14. South Dakota hosts Indiana State this week.
When Congress returns from the August recess after Labor Day, they will have only a few days to work through the budget and keep the government funded into the new fiscal year which starts on October first.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has been holding town hall meetings around the state in the last couple of weeks.
Up to a million people may descend on western South Dakota this week to take part in the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
President Barack Obama will unveil the final version of his plan to tackle greenhouse gases, kicking off what is expected to be a tumultuous legal battle between federal environmental regulators and coal industry supporters.