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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

Tubby Smith, University Of Minnesota, Gophers, Head Coach

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

BIG 10, Big Ten

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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