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.
Clean up is underway in Dakota City Nebraska and Sergeant Bluff Iowa after strong storms moved through late Sunday afternoon.
South Dakota Senator John Thune says the US needs strong leadership to confront terror in the mid-east.
South Dakota voters can decide on a higher minimum wage in the November election.
The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature has asked Joop Bolen to appear at it's September 24th meeting.