The story of Burlington native and former Northern Iowa quarterback Kurt Warner is heading to the big screen. Deadline.com reports 20th Century Fox as acquired the right’s to Warner’s life story. The film will be based on the QB going from bagging groceries to the Arena Football League, and ending up with three Super Bowl appearances and two NFL MVP awards. Warner played for the St. Louis Rams, New York Giants and Arizona Cardinals. There’s no timetable for the film’s release.
A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.
Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.
The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.
Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.