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Honey & Bees At The Minnesota State Fair

Midwest Beekeepers To Focus On Public Awareness

Beekeepers in Iowa and Nebraska are joining a national movement to encourage farmers and gardeners to avoid new pesticides which kill bees and to promote the health of bees as integral to food production.

10/12/2014

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMPER 27: Running back Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers runs past defensive lineman Jihad Ward #17 and defensive back Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Why Michigan State Should Fear Ameer Abdullah Of Nebraska

Nebraska has three Heisman Trophy winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth Heisman winner.

10/02/2014

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Report: Midwest Economic Growth Slower This Fall

The economy will likely grow more slowly this fall in nine Midwestern and Plains states, according to a monthly survey of business leaders released Wednesday.

The region’s overall economic index dropped nearly three points in September, to 54.3, from 57.2 the previous month.

10/01/2014

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Deante' Gray #20 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs for a touchdown against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: College Football’s Best Month Will Get Started With A Bang

October is the best month for college football, and it is getting started on the right foot this weekend. The first weekend in October will serve up six games between top 25 teams, which will be a nice breath of fresh air after the last few weeks.

09/30/2014

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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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