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.
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.