The Vikings resume preseason action on Sunday night against the 49ers in San Francisco. Minnesota is 0-and-2 so far in exhibition play following losses to Houston and at Buffalo last week. San Francisco is 1-and-1. The Vikings will close out the preseason at home against Tennessee next Thursday.
It now costs Iowa grocery stores and other businesses more to accept payments through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
The head of the Iowa Lottery says his agency's move into a new building is still scheduled to happen before the end of the year.
Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says many factors led him to choose state Senator John Nelson, an attorney from Omaha, as his lieutenant governor for the final three months of his administration.
Microsoft announced its new operating system to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8.