Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams remains sidelined with a hyperextended knee. He sat out Monday’s practice as the team prepares for the regular season opener on Sunday at Detroit. The Vikings are hopeful Williams will be ready to go against the Lions. In other team news, the Vikings filled out their eight-man practice squad by signing defensive end Tristan Okpalaugo.
Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.
Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.
Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.
Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.