Local

Gophers Host Hawkeyes

Gophers Host Hawkeyes

It’s Deja Vu all over again for the Gophers. Last year, Minnesota finished its nonconference schedule without a loss. Then the Gophers were beaten badly by rival Iowa.

They’re in the same situation now, though their four wins were more decisive than last season. They host the Hawkeyes on Saturday, trying to win the Floyd of Rosedale trophy after surrendering it last fall.

The bronze pig has been awarded to the winner of this rivalry since 1935, and this will be the 107th time that Iowa and Minnesota have played in football. The first meeting was in 1891.

The Hawkeyes lost their opener to Northern Illinois but have been solid since, beating Western Michigan last week 59-3. They’re relying on their usual power running game, with Mark Weisman leading the nation with 95 carries.

Recent Headlines

in National, World

Devastating Nepal quake topples towers, kills over 1,000

quake

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday.

in Agriculture

Lawsuit Filed Against MN B10 Mandate

Biodiesel Pump

Seven organizations representing oil and automobile companies have filed a lawsuit to strike down Minnesota’s B-10 biodiesel mandate. The group…

in National

Making headlines this week

AP337694203991_19

A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

in National

Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

harley

The problem was found through customer complaints.

in Agriculture

Soybean Industry White Paper on Cost of Slow Biotech Approvals

soybeans 1

A new white paper shows the high cost globally of delays in biotech soybean traits. U.S. and South American soybean…