The 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.
Chrysler sales rise 22 percent. Best October since 2001. GM sales were flat. Ford sales dropped 2 percent, on tight pickup inventories.
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 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.
This 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.
If the players weren’t quite battling it out during the Super Bowl, the ads certainly were.
It 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.
Last month, a critic friend of mine tweeted his rapturous initial reaction upon seeing a surprise screening of Lincoln: “Spielberg’s Lincoln is the best film Roberto Rossellini never made. Also one of the best Spielberg did make.”
State conservation services are offering $400,000 in federal funds for drought-affected farmers to plant cover crops so that livestock might be fed and erosion controlled.
Jordan Hooper scored 15 of her 23 points in the first half and No. 20 Nebraska broke a two-game losing streak with a 64-49 victory over Minnesota on Sunday.
A large drug company is voluntarily recalling four different drug products in the United States after consumers complained of chipped and broken pills in their bottles.
A traveler died on Christmas Eve in Kandiyohi County after a driver ran a red light and collided with right-of-way traffic, authorities said.
Federal disaster aid is available for state and local governments following last month’s string of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes.