Number-17 Iowa State hosts Number-23 Iowa at Hilton Coliseum tonight. The Cyclones are 7-and-0 for the first time since the 2003-2004 season following a come-from-behind win against UNI last Saturday. The Hawkeyes are 10-and-1 and are coming off a 33-point victory over Fairleigh Dickinson on Monday. This is just the second time in 66 meetings between the in-state rivals that both teams are ranked.
State budget negotiations resumed at Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton's residence yesterday afternoon.
Governor Pete Ricketts has vetoed legislation passed by the Unicameral that would repeal the death penalty.
Meat packers would be able to own hogs and contract with Nebraska producers under a bill advancing in the Unicameral.
Funeral services for Omaha Police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed in the line of duty, were held Tuesday.
Torrential rains and flooding have turned streets into rivers, killing more than a dozen people and destroying hundreds of homes.