Justin Morneau had two hits and an RBI as the Twins topped the Royals 3-1 in the opener of a four-game series at Target Field. Oswaldo Arcia and Pedro Florimon also plated a run each for Minnesota, which was coming off a 1-and-4 road trip. Samuel Deduno tossed seven innings of one-run ball to up his mark to 4-and-2. The series continues tonight.
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds says the support the university receives from the state attracted him to the position.
Iowa Lottery officials are monitoring states that are experimenting with the electronic sale of lottery tickets.
The Yankton School Board has decided to add a full time art teacher back to the staff at the Middle School.
José-Marie Griffiths, vice president for academic affairs at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., will become the 23rd president of Dakota State University.
Nebraska State Senators have advanced legislation that is written to provide for a production tax credit for wind farms and solar projects.