Several Huskers football players are receiving conference honors. Running back Ameer Abdullah and defensive end Randy Gregory have been named First Team All-Big Ten by the coaches and media. Cornerback Ciante Evans made the coaches All-Big Ten First Team.
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.