The Vikings signed rookie defensive end Spencer Nealy on Tuesday to fill the 90-man roster. Nealy was undrafted out of Texas A&M. He signed with Detroit as a free agent but was released August 1st. The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Nealy played both defensive tackle and end in college. The Vikings travel to San Francisco this Sunday.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.
State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.
Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.