A) On Sept. 20, 1965, the paid attendance at the Met was 547 for a makeup game between the Athletics and Twins. The weather conditions weren't exactly ideal: 52 degrees and drizzle, but the pitching matchup featured two of the American League's best: Minnesota's Jim "Mudcat" Grant versus K.C.'s Jim "Catfish" Hunter. The Twins, a team headed for its first World Series in Minnesota, lost the game, 8-2.
After long wait, storms eventually cancel Duran Duran concert
The newly inaugurated Rock 'N Roll Hall of Famers were kicking off their North America tour in Minnesota.
Boy arrested in St. Paul hit-and-run that killed 70-year-old woman
Phoua Hang is remembered as a community leader.
Former priest in Minnesota charged with sexually assaulting friend
The priest allegedly got the victim drunk.
Student loans cancelled for 1,380 Minnesota ITT Tech students
President Joe Biden moved to cancel the federal debt this week.
Twine kills 2 young ospreys in Long Lake, Minnesota
One bird was found hanging by its leg from the nest.
School district sued by teachers' union over staff 'gag order'
The district has faced heightened scrutiny for months now.
After dozens of arrests, concern over rising 'militaristic' weapons on MN streets
The U.S. Attorney provided an update on the violent crime strategy in collaboration with federal and local law enforcement agencies.
Outrage after ‘vote with bullets’ remarks from GOP Senate candidate
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2 killed after driver crosses center line near Silver Lake
A toddler in the vehicle survived the crash.
WCCO-TV launching new newscast, adds North Carolina anchor, meteorologist
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What was the attendance at the Twins' last doubleheader at Met Stadium?
On Aug. 14, 1981, the last doubleheader at Met Stadium was played between the Twins and visiting Seattle. The old Met held 45,919 people for baseball. On this day, what was the attendance figure? Was it: 1) 5,630 2) 15,630 3) 35,630 For the answer, click on the headline above...
Twin Cities ATM fees lowest in US
Banks charge an average of about $2.20 in the Twin Cities to people who pull cash from an automated teller machine that is outside their own bank's network. That compares to the nationwide high in Denver of $2.80, MPR reports. Customers often get hit with yet another fee, charged by their own bank for using an out-of-network ATM. That average charge of $1.58 in the Twin Cities is about mid-way between the nationwide high and low for that fee.
Report: Twin Cities bank fees among lowest in the nation
Bankrate.com, which tracks thousands of financial institutions in the U.S., found the average ATM fee is $2.15 per transaction -- the second lowest in the nation.
How many people attended Duluth's first Bayfront Blues Festival?
One of the highlights of summer in the Northland occurs when music fans flock to the Duluth lake shore for the Bayfront Blues Festival. When this year's version rolls around at the end of next week, the three-day event will likely draw 50,000 or maybe even 60,000 people. But when the inaugural festival was held on this date in 1989 attendance was more modest. How many people were at that first festival? A. 50 B. 600 C. 1,000 Click on the headline above for the answer ...
Minnesota bankruptcies fall to lowest level in four years
Consumer bankruptcy cases filed in Minnesota dropped 11.3 percent in fiscal 2012, according to data released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. The Star Tribune reports there were 17,666 filings in the 12 month period that ended on Sept. 30 -- the fewest since 2008.
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