The National League pounded the American League in the MLB All-Star Game last night, 8-0. Joe Mauer entered the game in the in the 8th inning at first base, and singled to center in his only at-bat.
Trails reopen as waters subside, but bridges damaged at Tettegouche State Park
Water levels on the river have dropped about six to eight feet since Friday.
Body pulled from Mississippi River ID'd as missing Elk River man
Keith Harvell had been missing since early last month.
2 victims identified in double-fatal north Minneapolis shooting
A 21-year-old man and a 51-year-old man were identified as the people who died at the scene this past weekend.
Former Proctor HS football player pleads guilty to sexual assault of teammate
The case will also remain in juvenile court, with conditions.
Lineup for returning Canterbury Park Concert Series revealed
Tickets go on sale Friday.
Doug Wardlow reneges on promise, will challenge GOP's AG candidate in primary
Wardlow's announcement sparked swift criticism from the MN GOP and the party-endorsed candidate, Jim Schultz.
US News '150 Best Places to Live' features 1 from MN, 3 from WI
The latest US News list is for the most populous metro areas only, so no small towns.
7 tornadoes touched down last week in western MN, ND
Two of the seven were EF-2 level tornadoes, according to the National Weather Service.
Floodwaters sweep through restaurant in Waite Park
The Sauk River crested on Monday.
City of Minneapolis, Jaleel Stallings reach $1.5M settlement
Although a settlement was made, the city will not admit fault or take any responsibility for the incident as part of the agreement with Stallings.
Mauer headed to his fifth All-Star Game
Twins catcher Joe Mauer will be only player to represent Minnesota at the 2012 All-Star game in Kansas City. Mauer was named a reserve catcher backing up starter Mike Napoli from Texas. The St. Paul native is batting .325 with four homers and 36 RBI after an injury-filled season last year. Teammate Josh Willingham will not make the trip despite being one of the Twins' most productive hitters this season.
Mauer still 2nd among AL catchers in All-Star voting
Joe Mauer is putting a bit of distance between himself and Baltimore's Matt Wieters in the American League catcher's race. But he's still way behind Texas backstop Mike Napoli for the top spot in the All-Star balloting.
Despite Mauer's return, Reds blank Twins, 6-0
Cincinnati pitcher Johnny Cueto struck out nine batters in seven innings as the Reds shut out the Twins 6-0 Saturday at Great American Ballpark. Joe Mauer started at first base in his first full game for the Twins since June 17, and batted 1 for 3 with a double.
Mauer third among AL catchers in All-Star voting
The first All-Star voting update came Tuesday and Joe Mauer was in third place among American League catchers. The Twins' catcher trails Mike Napoli of the Rangers and Matt Wieters of the Orioles. He is the only Twins player ranked near the top of any position.
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