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Vernon "Bud" Blindt
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November 14, 2016
Claeys: Missed blocks, tackles cause Gopher defeat to Cornhuskers
LINCOLN, Neb. —Six plays near the beginning of the fourth quarter exemplified the two reasons Gophers coach Tracy Claeys repeatedly gave Saturday for why Minnesota surrendered a 17-10 halftime lead in a 24-17 loss to No. 19 Nebraska. Late night in a room underneath Memorial...
November 14, 2016 - 12:01am
November 12, 2016
Surging Gophers looking for statement victory at No. 21 Nebraska
MINNEAPOLIS — Rodney Smith felt left out during two of the Gophers' biggest wins in recent history. When Minnesota beat Michigan 30-14...
November 12, 2016 - 5:39pm
February 16, 2016
Former Fagen CFO used fake ethanol company to embezzle $4.5 million
MINNEAPOLIS—A former CFO at Fagen Engineering created a fictitious ethanol company in Nebraska called Fairmont Investments LLC to help her allegedly embezzle $4.5 million from her employer's company. Kirsten Tjosaas, 38, of Granite Falls used the monies that she allegedly embezzled...
February 16, 2016 - 8:56pm
May 14, 2015
Nebraska declares state of emergency in bird flu outbreak
Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts declared a state of emergency on Thursday, after federal agriculture officials confirmed a second farm site had tested positive for the rapidly spreading avian flu virus. The declaration follows earlier, similar actions by governors in Wisconsin, Minnesota...
May 14, 2015 - 11:45pm
June 17, 2014
Tornadoes destroy Pilger in NE Neb. (with video)
(Reuters) - Hundreds of residents driven from a Nebraska village leveled by a deadly tornado were expected to be allowed back into their community...
June 17, 2014 - 9:00am
February 24, 2014
Small Nebraska agency might further complicate Keystone fight
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A small Nebraska state commission that has never considered a major oil pipeline route could soon play a pivotal role in deciding the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline, a project brimming with political risk for both the U.S. and Canadian governments.
February 24, 2014 - 9:00am
October 26, 2013
Update: Gophers run past #25 Nebraska for upset win, gain bowl eligibility
MINNEAPOLIS -- David Cobb ran 31 times for 138 yards and Minnesota used an effective, ball-control ground game to defeat No. 25 Nebraska, 34-23,...
October 26, 2013 - 2:39pm
October 4, 2013
Heavy snow, thunderstorms moving into Midwest
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Powerful storms crawled into the Midwest on Friday, dumping heavy snow in South Dakota, spawning a tornado in Nebraska and threatening dangerous thunderstorms from Oklahoma to Wisconsin.
October 4, 2013 - 8:39am
July 31, 2013
Salad pegged in Iowa, Neb. cyclospora outbreak
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Health officials in Iowa and Nebraska on Tuesday identified prepackaged salad mix as the source of a severe stomach bug that sickened hundreds of people in both states, but federal authorities said it's not clear whether cyclospora outbreaks elsewhere in...
July 31, 2013 - 7:50am
June 27, 2013
Iowa, Minnesota egg plants sold to Nebraska firm
BRITT, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska subsidiary of a Minnesota food company has bought egg processing plants in Iowa and Minnesota. The sale of Primera Foods Corp. to M.G. Waldbaum Co., of Wakefield, Neb., is expected to be completed Thursday. M.G. Waldbaum is a subsidiary of Michael...
June 27, 2013 - 9:23am
June 3, 2013
Fargo company sells idle north-central Nebraska ethanol plant
OMAHA, Neb. — An Omaha-based ethanol company says it's buying an idle ethanol plant in north-central Nebraska. Green Plains Renewable Energy Inc. said Monday that it has signed an agreement with Choice Ethanol Holdings LLC to acquire the former Nedak Ethanol plant in Atkinson....
June 3, 2013 - 11:28am
April 23, 2013
Minn., SD robbery suspects captured in Nebraska
COZAD, Neb. — Two suspects sought by Minnesota and South Dakota authorities have been captured after a short highway chase in south-central Nebraska. The Nebraska State Patrol says the two were in a car being sought in a string of armed robberies. A trooper stopped the car Monday...
April 23, 2013 - 1:00pm
January 16, 2013
Cabela's plans new stores in SC, Minn., in 2014
SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — Cabela's Inc. is planning to open two new stores to sell outdoor gear and sporting goods in South Carolina and Minnesota in 2014. The Sidney, Neb., company said Tuesday that the Greenville, S.C., store will be its first in that state. The Woodbury, Minn., store...
January 16, 2013 - 1:38pm
June 21, 2010
Nebraska town to vote on illegal immigration measure
FREMONT, Neb. -- Angered by a recent influx of Hispanic workers attracted by jobs at local meatpacking plants, voters in the eastern Nebraska city of Fremont will decide today whether to ban hiring or renting property to illegal immigrants. The vote will be the culmination of a two-year...
June 21, 2010 - 12:00am
June 12, 2010
Nebraska to join Big Ten
By Eric Olson, AP Sports Writer LINCOLN, Neb. -- So long, Big 12. Nebraska's membership in the Big Ten Conference is official. The Big Ten's board of presidents and chancellors unanimously welcomed Nebraska to the club on Friday, just a few hours after the school formally disclosed...
June 12, 2010 - 12:00am