The Cornhuskers enjoy a breather this weekend. The Nebraska football team has a bye on Saturday. The Huskers will resume play a week from Saturday at Minnesota against the Golden Gophers. Nebraska is off to a 5-and-1 start, including 2-and-0 in the Big Ten. The 4-and-2 Golden Gophers play at Northwestern this Saturday.
Iowa's largest employee union is negotiating health insurance.
Iowans will see more state troopers on the road this weekend.
A University of Nebraska study considers the risks associated with weight and smoking.
Friday's game will continue to honor a hero from each state for acts of courage.