The Royals designated outfielder Jeff Francoeur for assignment following Saturday’s loss in Minnesota. Francoeur is hitting just .208 with three homers and 13 RBI in 59 games this season. The club recalled infielder Johnny Giavotella from Triple-A Omaha to fill the roster spot.
Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.
State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is pleased with the $8.6 billion spending plan for the next two years.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.