The Vikings signed each of their first round picks on Thursday as the team reported to training camp at Minnesota State University in Mankato. Defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson and cornerback Xavier Rhodes all signed undisclosed deals. The Vikings will hold their first practice today. The preseason opener is August 9th at home against Houston.
District 16 Senator Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes has announced he is stepping down from the South Dakota legislature.
The public comment period for the proposed change in a controversial rule dealing with the amount of topsoil developers are required to return to a construction site will end Wednesday.
Nebraska senators are debating whether voters should be asked to make an adjustment to their term limits.
The leaders of Iowa's two major political parties will soon announce a plan for releasing timely, accurate electronic results of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.