Joe Pavelski scored a pair of goals as the Sharks skated to a 3-1 win over the Wild at The Shark Tank. Jonas Brodin scored the lone goal midway through the third period for Minnesota, which has lost three-of-four. Niklas Backstrom allowed all three goals on 39 shots in defeat. The Wild wrap up their three-game west coast road trip tomorrow in Colorado.
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.