— Andy Dalton tossed for 366 yards and four touchdowns to sink the Vikings 42-14 in Cincinnati. Matt Cassel threw for 114 yards, one TD and three interceptions, including one that was returned for a score. Adrian Peterson was held to 45 yards on 11 carries for Minnesota, which dropped to 4-10-and-1. The Vikings end the season on Sunday against the Lions.
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds says the support the university receives from the state attracted him to the position.
Iowa Lottery officials are monitoring states that are experimenting with the electronic sale of lottery tickets.
The Yankton School Board has decided to add a full time art teacher back to the staff at the Middle School.
José-Marie Griffiths, vice president for academic affairs at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., will become the 23rd president of Dakota State University.
Nebraska State Senators have advanced legislation that is written to provide for a production tax credit for wind farms and solar projects.