NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is recovering in an Iowa hospital after being involved in a four-car wreck during a sprint car race at Southern Iowa Speedway last night. Stewart was leading the 30-lap race but was spun out in Turn 4 and sent tumbling. Track officials say the three-time Sprint Cup champion was conscious before being placed on a stretcher. Stewart also had a sprint car wreck last week at Ohsweken Speedway in Ontario, Canada.
Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.
Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.
Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.
Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.