Justin Morneau had two hits and an RBI as the Twins topped the Royals 3-1 in the opener of a four-game series at Target Field. Oswaldo Arcia and Pedro Florimon also plated a run each for Minnesota, which was coming off a 1-and-4 road trip. Samuel Deduno tossed seven innings of one-run ball to up his mark to 4-and-2. The series continues tonight.
A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.
In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.
he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.
Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.
A man suspected in at least seven slayings of women may have killed other people in the state as far back as 20 years, police say.