The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team will open next season by playing Louisville at a U-S Coast Guard base in Puerto Rico. The season-opening game is set for November 14th and will be played at Air Station Borinquen. The contest will be nationally televised and features Louisville head coach Rick Pitino facing his son Richard Pitino, who coaches the Golden Gophers. The game is part of the “Armed Forces Classic” series.
Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.
Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.
Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.
Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.