Timberwolves forward Andrei Kirilenko is reportedly opting out of the final year of his contract. The “Star-Tribune” reports Kirilenko turned down a 10.2-million-dollar option for next season. He signed a two-year, 20-million-dollar deal last summer. The 32-year-old averaged 12.4 points and 5.7 rebounds in his only season with the T’wolves.
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.