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.
Iowa's largest employee union is negotiating health insurance.
Iowans will see more state troopers on the road this weekend.
A University of Nebraska study considers the risks associated with weight and smoking.
Friday's game will continue to honor a hero from each state for acts of courage.