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.
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.