Nebraska is sticking behind head football coach Bo Pelini. Tom Osborne issued a statement of support Wednesday. He says he knew last year about the profanity-laced audio tape from 2011 in which Pelini rips Huskers fans for being “fair-weather.” Nebraska looks to bounce back from a loss to UCLA, hosting South Dakota State on 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.