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.
A new poll shows Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil.
Our pleasant mid-winter weather is going to change back to form later this week.
Four public meetings have been held across eastern South Dakota by backers of a proposed crude oil pipeline.
Regional cooperation was the theme of the “One Million Cups” meeting yesterday in Yankton.