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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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With A Healthy Knee, The Sky’s The Limit For Ryan Boldt

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.

06/07/2013

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Mounds View Ace Throws 95, Could Be Drafted High

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.

06/04/2013

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Pitino Hires Former Gopher, MN Native Ben Johnson

Former Gopher guard Ben Johnson will return to the University of Minnesota as part of head men’s basketball coach Richard Pitino’s staff.

04/16/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 4-10!

Justin Bieber’s song gets classical treatment in this hilarious smack down!

04/10/2013

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Survey Suggests Midwest Economy Improving

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.

04/01/2013

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Brandon Ubel Leads Nebraska Past Minnesota, 53-51

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.

03/07/2013

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Williams, Minnesota Bounce Back Vs. Nebraska

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.

01/29/2013

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With 4 Straight Losses, Minnesota’s In A Slump

After a strong start, Minnesota has fallen into a familiar midseason slide under coach Tubby Smith.

01/28/2013

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Sen. Franken Calls Hagel ‘War Hero’

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken is praising President Barack Obama’s pick of former Nebraska Republican Senator Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary.

01/07/2013

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Economic Slump Likely To Continue In Midwest

A new survey of business leaders suggests the economy will remain sluggish in nine Midwest and Plains states, and hiring will be slow over the next three to six months.

01/02/2013

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Santee Tribe To Honor Anniversary Of Executions

While most Americans are celebrating Christmas next week, the Dakota people in Santee, Neb., will be honoring the 150th anniversary of the executions of 38 Dakota Sioux Indians.

12/22/2012

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Univ. Of St. Thomas Student Found Dead In Dorm

A 22-year-old junior from Nebraska has been found dead in his dorm room at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. No foul play is suspected.

12/08/2012

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Nebraska Husks Gophers, 38-14

Taylor Martinez threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns to Kenny Bell while becoming No. 16 Nebraska’s all-time passing leader in a 38-14 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.

11/17/2012

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Minnesota Using Makeshift Line At Nebraska

Minnesota will enter Nebraska’s raucous stadium on Saturday with a third-string center making the line calls for a makeshift group in front of freshman quarterback Philip Nelson.

11/15/2012

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Kansas-Based Firm Buying Nebraska Ethanol Plant

Advanced BioEnergy, of Bloomington, Minn., says the deal for its Fairmont, Neb., plant is expected to close later this year.

10/17/2012

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Minnesota Company To Build Nebraska Pole Plant

A Minnesota company will be building a $25 million plant and logistics center in the Nebraska Panhandle city of Sidney.

09/28/2012

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Big Lake Man 1 Of 5 Killed In Nebraska Crashes

Authorities have identified five people who died in two crashes in western Nebraska.

09/12/2012

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Forest Lake Teen Shoots For 4th Tennis Title In A Row

Dusty Boyer has three state Double-A tennis titles. Now he’s hoping to make it four individual titles in a row when he starts play on Thursday morning at the Baseline Tennis Center on the University of Minnesota campus.

06/04/2012

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