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Pitchers In Draft Spotlight

Pitchers In Draft Spotlight

Pitching was the top priority for the Twins in Thursday’s opening rounds of the major league draft.   The Twins selected high school pitcher Kohl Stewart with the fourth overall pick in the 2013 MLB First Year Player Draft last night.  The Twins also took LSU pitcher Ryan Eades 43rd overall in the second round.  Rounds three-through-10 are today and rounds 11-through-40 will take place tomorrow.

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Minnesota Legislature Continues Budget Discussion

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Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Dallas County

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Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.

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Nebraska Continues Death Penalty Debate

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Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.

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Bill to Repeal Mandatory Prison Sentences Passes Nebraska Legislature

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Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of this week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.