The Wild will not extend an offer to center Matt Cullen, making him a free agent when the market opens today. Meanwhile, the “Star Tribune” reports the Wild have agreed to terms on a two-year, three-million-dollar contract with veteran defenseman Keith Ballard. The Minnesota native and University of Minnesota star was bought out of the final two years of his contract with Vancouver.
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.