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.
Saturday Night Live Alum Will Forte joins Dave to discuss his new film, NEBRASKA
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ryan Boldt has all the tools — a strong arm, a good bat, and great speed. The only thing missing from his resume is his senior season. That was lost to injury, and maybe his draft status was as well.
One Minnesota baseball player to keep an eye on during this week’s draft is Mounds View senior Max Knutson. He’s already secured a scholarship to Nebraska, but could be tempted to turn pro with the right offer.
Former Gopher guard Ben Johnson will return to the University of Minnesota as part of head men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino’s staff.
Justin Bieber’s song gets classical treatment in this hilarious smack down!
A big jump in new orders suggests the economy is improving in nine Midwest and Plains states, but it’s too soon to say whether that trend will continue, according to a monthly survey released Monday.
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.
Rodney Williams snapped out of a funk to score 23 points and No. 23 Minnesota got a much-needed confidence boost with an 84-65 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday night.
After a strong start, Minnesota has fallen into a familiar midseason slide under coach Tubby Smith.
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is praising President Barack Obama’s pick of former Nebraska Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary.