Northern Iowa has added a basketball transfer from Virginia. Head coach Ben Jacobson announced that guard Paul Jesperson is now on the Panthers’ roster. Jesperson played in 56 games and started 33 over the last two seasons for the Cavaliers. He will sit out this season and have two years of eligibility remaining.
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.