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Midwest Economic Survey Index Hits 3-Year High

A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states hit a three-year high in April, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months, according to a report issued Thursday.

05/01/2014

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Police ID Man Killed Outside Minnesota Ballroom

Mankato police have released the name of a Nebraska man shot to death outside an entertainment center over the weekend.

04/22/2014

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2 Hockey Players Investigated For Sex With Minor

Two minor league hockey players from Nebraska are being investigated by police in Minnesota for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old girl and recording it. Court documents say two 18-year-old players from the Lincoln Stars of the United States Hockey League had sex with the girl at a Moorhead hotel.

04/08/2014

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Omaha, NE Recruits Top MN Boys High School Hockey Players

The boy’s state hockey tournament starts Wednesday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. Every year, it’s the place to see many of Minnesota’s top players. This year, after it’s over, a surprising number of those top players will be heading off to play in college at schools that aren’t anywhere near Minnesota.

03/04/2014

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Movie Blog: Your 2014 Oscar Pool Cheat Sheet

It’s not exactly the mirror opposite of the situation we had last year at the Academy Awards, but most pundits seem to agree that whereas last year’s best picture frontrunner Argo left the best director […]

02/27/2014

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1-27-14 Sid Hartman On The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Listen to Sid’s thoughts on the weekend in sports by clicking the link above.

01/27/2014

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1-21-14 Sid Hartman On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Sid’s random thoughts on the Wolves, Wild, Super Bowl and more…..click the link to listen.

01/21/2014

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1-21-14 Mike Max On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Is Nebraska the sleeping giant of Big Ten Basketball?

01/21/2014

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2 Minnesota Men Held In Nebraska Pot Case

Authorities say a Minnesota man and his son have been arrested after marijuana was found in the trunk of their car. The Nebraska State Patrol says a trooper pulled over the men’s car for a traffic violation just before 11:30 a.m. Monday near the Henderson interchange of Interstate 80 in York County.

01/14/2014

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Movie Blog: Thanksgiving New Releases In Brief

Thanksgiving is one of if not the biggest moviegoing weekend of the year. Here are some brief thoughts on four of the movies that have just been released in the Twin Cities this week.

11/29/2013

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11-27-13 Will Forte On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Saturday Night Live Alum Will Forte joins Dave to discuss his new film, NEBRASKA

11/27/2013

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Dairy Queen Offers Cake To Couples Who Wed Tuesday

Tuesday’s rare sequential 11-12-13 date is making it a popular wedding date, so Dairy Queen is offering any couple that marries that day a $30 gift card for an ice cream cake. Dairy Queen marketing vice president Barry Westrum says the restaurant chain decided this would be a fun way to be part of couples’ celebrations.

11/12/2013

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Nebraska-Minnesota Game Will Air On ESPN

Nebraska’s home game against Minnesota this weekend will be televised on ESPN. The Big Ten Conference announced which channel would air the game on Sunday.

10/20/2013

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Twin Cities Film Fest Kicks Off With ‘Nebraska’

The Twin Cities Film Fest kicks off Thursday night with a screening of Alexander Payne’s new movie, “Nebraska.” Bruce Dern stars in “Nebraska” as a grumpy father who thinks he’s won a sweepstakes and takes his son, played by Will Forte, on a road trip to claim the prize.

10/17/2013

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Movie Blog: Full Twin Cities Film Fest Slate Announced

The lineup for the 2013 Twin Cities Film Fest has just been announced, and it includes more than a couple potential Oscar contenders. The fest will open with a screening of “Nebraska,” the latest from director Alexander Payne.

10/02/2013

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