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Gopher Quarterback Honored

Gopher Quarterback Honored

Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner is the Big Ten Freshman of the Week.  Leidner rushed for 151 yards and four touchdowns in Saturday’s 43-24 rout of San Jose State.  He also was 5-of-12 for 71 yards as the Gophers improved to 4-and-0 on the season.  Minnesota opens Big Ten play on Saturday at home against Iowa.

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Minnesota Budget Still Under Construction

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State budget negotiations resumed at Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton's residence yesterday afternoon.

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Death Penalty Showdown in Nebraska

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Governor Pete Ricketts has vetoed legislation passed by the Unicameral that would repeal the death penalty.

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Bill to Allow Packer Ownership of Livestock Advances

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Meat packers would be able to own hogs and contract with Nebraska producers under a bill advancing in the Unicameral.

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Service Honors Fallen Omaha Officer

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Funeral services for Omaha Police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed in the line of duty, were held Tuesday.

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Storm death toll rises as Houston remains underwater

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Torrential rains and flooding have turned streets into rivers, killing more than a dozen people and destroying hundreds of homes.