It’s a good start for the Gophers. Philip Nelson threw for a touchdown and ran for two more to lead the Minnesota Golden Gophers to a 51-23 rout of UNLV in the season opener for both teams at TCF Bank Stadium. Nelson threw for 99 yards and ran for a team-high 83 for the Gophers, who travel to New Mexico State next Saturday.
A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.
In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.
he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.
Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.
A man suspected in at least seven slayings of women may have killed other people in the state as far back as 20 years, police say.