Score one for the Vikings. Blair Walsh nailed a go-ahead 25-yard field goal with 1:38 to go as the Vikings edged the Titans 24-23 in the preseason finale for both teams at Mall of America Field. Marcus Sherels had a 109-yard kickoff return for a TD for Minnesota, which finished 1-and-3 in exhibition play. The Vikings open the regular season a week from Sunday in Detroit.
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.