Melsahn Basabe scored 12 points with 11 rebounds to lead Iowa in a 92-59 drubbing of Fairleigh Dickinson last night. Gabriel Olaseni added 14 points and 10 boards for the Hawkeyes, who improved to 10-and-1. Iowa’s next matchup is in Ames on Friday against Iowa State.
State budget negotiations resumed at Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton's residence yesterday afternoon.
Governor Pete Ricketts has vetoed legislation passed by the Unicameral that would repeal the death penalty.
Meat packers would be able to own hogs and contract with Nebraska producers under a bill advancing in the Unicameral.
Funeral services for Omaha Police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed in the line of duty, were held Tuesday.
Torrential rains and flooding have turned streets into rivers, killing more than a dozen people and destroying hundreds of homes.