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.
Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.
Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.
Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.
Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.