– Wayne Simmonds scored twice as the Flyers handed the Wild a 4-1 loss at the Wells Fargo Center. Mikael Granlund had the lone goal for Minnesota while Niklas Backstrom made 27 stops in net. The Wild have lost three straight and five out of seven. The Wild wrap up their four-game road trip Friday in Winnipeg.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.
State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.