Man Killed In Blue Earth Co. Construction Site ID'dAuthorities have identified the man who was buried underground in a Blue Earth County construction site Monday. The Blue Earth County Sheriff's Office said 28-year-old James Erickson, from Ironwood, Mich., died of probable asphyxia.
Sheriff: 1 Dead After Being Buried In Construction SiteA man is dead after being buried underground when the sides of a trench in a construction area caved in Monday, according to the Blue Earth County Sheriff's Department.
Minnesota Sen. Klobuchar To Speak To Nebraska Democratshe Nebraska Democratic Party will host U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota at its annual Morrison Exon Dinner. Klobuchar will be the keynote speaker at the dinner on Aug. 1 in La Vista.
Police Find Pot Inside Container Labeled 'Not Weed'A man in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been cited for possessing pot inside a container that had been slapped with a label reading: "Not Weed." The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Lancaster County deputies stopped the man's vehicle around 9 p.m. Saturday.
Confident Gophers Ready To Face NebraskaThe Gopher football team is finding out about itself with a back-loaded schedule that takes them to Nebraska this week. They're still hopeful of a spot in the Big Ten championship game, but more concerned about the task at hand. It is the most difficult stretch of the season, and Coach Jerry Kill is hoping his team doesn't play so hard that it can't keep playing.
Car And Truck Sales Show Strong--But Uneven--October GrowthChrysler sales rise 22 percent. Best October since 2001. GM sales were flat. Ford sales dropped 2 percent, on tight pickup inventories.
Good Question: How Did Mount Rushmore Get Started? As many as 3 million people a year visit Mount Rushmore. It's become a summer vacation destination for a lot of families in Minnesota and nationwide. And it has quite a history.
Brandon Ubel Leads Nebraska Past Minnesota, 53-51Brandon Ubel scored Nebraska's last 10 points and finished with 15, and the Cornhuskers defeated Minnesota 53-51 Wednesday night in the final college basketball game at Bob Devaney Sports Center.
Movie Blog: Your 2013 Oscar Pool Cheat SheetThis year's Academy Awards race is a potential cluster, but here are my educated guesses as to what will emerge victorious in a year ripe for Oscar asterisks, along with my own personal preferences.
Super Bowl Ads Of 2013If the players weren't quite battling it out during the Super Bowl, the ads certainly were.
Movie Blog: Top 10 Movies Of 2012It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, at least if you ask the critics that are currently trying to convince you that all 10 of the best movies of the year just happen to have all been released in the last month or two.
Movie Blog: 'Lincoln' Endorses, Demonstrates PatienceLast month, a critic friend of mine tweeted his rapturous initial reaction upon seeing a surprise screening of <i>Lincoln</i>: "Spielberg's <i>Lincoln</i> is the best film Roberto Rossellini never made. Also one of the best Spielberg did make."