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.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.
Negotiators for the State of Iowa presented a contract proposal that differs greatly from the one submitted earlier this month by the largest state employees' union.
Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says the special legislative committee reviewing what went wrong in Corrections that led to the miscalculation of hundreds of prison sentences failed to stay focused.
The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.