The Vikings head west to take on the NFC-leading Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at CenturyLink Field. The Vikings snapped their four-game losing streak with a 34-27 win over Washington last Thursday. Christian Ponder is optimistic he will be able to play after suffering a dislocated shoulder last week. The Seahawks are 9-and-1.
A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.
Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.
The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.
Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.