— The Minnesota Vikings end the regular season this Sunday at home against the Detroit Lions. The Vikings come in at 4-10-and-1, one season removed from a 10-and-6 record and a postseason appearance. The Lions are 7-and-8 and also out of the postseason hunt. The Vikings lost 34-24 to Detroit in Week One.
State budget negotiations resumed at Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton's residence yesterday afternoon.
Governor Pete Ricketts has vetoed legislation passed by the Unicameral that would repeal the death penalty.
Meat packers would be able to own hogs and contract with Nebraska producers under a bill advancing in the Unicameral.
Funeral services for Omaha Police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed in the line of duty, were held Tuesday.
Torrential rains and flooding have turned streets into rivers, killing more than a dozen people and destroying hundreds of homes.