Joe Mauer and Glen Perkins will represent the Twins at tonight’s All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York. Mauer is the starting catcher and will bat eighth for the American League, which has lost three straight to the National League. The Twins will open the second half of the season on Friday at home against the Cleveland Indians.
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.