The Vikings open training camp for the 2013 season on Thursday at Minnesota State University-Mankato. Both rookies and veterans are due in camp that day. Eighteen of 22 starters from a playoff team return, plus newly-acquired Pro Bowl wide receiver Greg Jennings.
Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.
State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is pleased with the $8.6 billion spending plan for the next two years.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.