Former Creighton basketball coach John “Red” McManus is dead at the age of 88. He passed away Tuesday after a lengthy illness. McManus was coach of the Bluejays from 1959 to 1969. Credited with bringing the program back into prominence with tough scheduling, he was elected to the school’s athletic Hall of Fame in 1979.
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.