Grand Jury: No Wrongdoing In MN Man's Jail DeathA grand jury in Nebraska has found no wrongdoing in the death of a Minnesota man who was found hanging in a county jail cell earlier this year. The Kimball County grand jury convened Nov. 9 to review the death of Jesus Estrada-Perez, of Minnesota.
Despite Strong Performance From Leidner, Gophers Fall To Nebraska 48-25Tommy Armstrong Jr. bounced back from a pair of bad performances to start Big Ten play, passing for 261 yards and three touchdowns to start the salvaging of Nebraska's season and preserve a 48-25 victory over Minnesota on Saturday.
Survey Suggests Economy Slowing In Rural Parts Of MinnesotaA new survey suggests that the economy will slow down in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states -- including Minnesota -- in the months ahead. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says weak crop and energy prices are hurting profits across the region.
July Survey Suggests Economic Slowdown Ahead For MidwestA July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. A survey report issued Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index slumped to 50.6 in July from 53.0 in June.
Nebraska Fisherman Dies After Falling Into Minnesota LakeAuthorities have recovered the body of a Nebraska man who died after falling out of a boat while fishing on a lake in northern Minnesota.
Minnesota Sen. Klobuchar To Speak To Nebraska Democratshe Nebraska Democratic Party will host U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota at its annual Morrison Exon Dinner. Klobuchar will be the keynote speaker at the dinner on Aug. 1 in La Vista.
Economy Remains Weak In Rural Parts Of 10 StatesA new survey suggests the economy will remain weak in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states because the strong U.S. dollar is hurting exports and the bird flu is hitting poultry farms hard.
Weakening Economy Seen Ahead For Rural Parts Of 10 States A monthly survey of bankers suggests a weakening economy lies ahead for rural parts of 10 Midwestern and Western states.
Police Find Pot Inside Container Labeled 'Not Weed'A man in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been cited for possessing pot inside a container that had been slapped with a label reading: "Not Weed." The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Lancaster County deputies stopped the man's vehicle around 9 p.m. Saturday.
Minnesota Rallies To Upset No. 21 Huskers 28-24Briean Boddy-Calhoun ripped the ball out of Nebraska receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El's hands at the Minnesota 2-yard line after Mitch Leidner scored the go-ahead touchdown, and the Gophers overcame a 14-point halftime deficit to defeat No. 21 Nebraska 28-24 on Saturday.
Podcast Page: 11-21-14 The WCCO Morning News With Dave LeeA frigid Friday on the WCCO Morning News. Click the link above to listen back to some of the highlights from the show.
Gophers Go To No. 21 Nebraska In Control Of FateBoth teams are coming off losses, but the vibes around Nebraska and Minnesota couldn't be more different.