The Vikings host the red-hot Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at the Metrodome. The Vikings are coming off a heartbreaking 29-26 loss at Baltimore on a last-second touchdown pass. Minnesota is in last place in the NFC North at 3-9-and-1. Matt Cassel will start at quarterback for the second straight week in place of the injured Christian Ponder. Philly leads the NFC East at 8-and-5.
With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.
The group opposing the Rock Island Clean Wind project is still working to get Iowa lawmakers to pass legislation limiting eminent domain.
A report released this week by the TRIP group a private non profit organization shows that Iowa has the third worst bridges in the country with 22 percent structurally deficient.
Time is running short for Nebraska State Legislators this session and a measure that would allow Packer ownership of swine and dairy has only gotten as far as the first round of debate .
Ballots go out next Wednesday to North Central and South Dakota Wheat Grower’s cooperative members regarding possible unification of those co-ops.