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.
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.