The Associated Press and an NBA referee have reached a settlement in a lawsuit against the news agency over a Twitter message suggesting the ref intentionally made a bad call to make up for a bad one that went against the Minnesota Timberwolves last January. In the agreement, the referee agreed to drop his lawsuit against reporter John Krawczynski. In exchange, the AP pays for litigation costs and the Twitter post has to be deleted from the reporter's account
New Raptor Center data shows 'substantial drop' in bird flu patients
However, the virus remains a serious health threat for birds.
Hunt for inmate who escaped correctional facility in northeast MN
The 42-year-old might be in the Floodwood area.
Suspect kills himself after shooting woman and baby at Fargo restaurant
The suspect was found dead in a stolen vehicle in Minnesota.
Charges: Guest stabbed three men as they slept in Albert Lea
Investigators believe the suspect is related to all three victims.
2 charged for fentanyl overdose death of 19-year-old
The-19-year-old died from a fentanyl overdose last month.
Severe thunderstorm watch: Hail, 65 mph gusts, tornadoes possible
The watch is just north of the Twin Cities metro area.
The staggering rise of Minnesota's most famous lakes this spring
Imagine dumping Lake Minnetonka into Lake Superior 47 times.
Minnesota Senate shoots down latest marijuana legalization attempt
The bill didn't receive the required votes for further consideration on Wednesday.
Minneapolis wants to use $1M in federal cash to plant 200,000 trees
The goal is to have these trees planted by the year 2040.
MOA theater to debut wrap-around, 270-degree movie screen
The new technology will expand the movie screen onto the side walls of the theater auditorium.
Alcohol, no seatbelt possible factors in deadly southwest MN crash
The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Target shares plunge on profit drop, as costs grow and customers spend less
First quarter profitability declines 52% year-over-year.
Wolves players file antitrust suit against NBA in Minneapolis court
Last spring, it was the NFL, now it’s the NBA. Minneapolis is at the center of the sports lawsuit universe again. Timberwolves’ forwards Anthony Tolliver and Derrick Williams are among the plaintiffs named in a federal antitrust suit against the NBA designed to end the lockout. A similar suit was filed in California.
Kluwe bashes replacement refs
Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe criticized replacement officials on Twitter Friday night after losing to the San Diego Chargers in the team's third preseason game at the dome. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said this week the labor dispute between the NFL and the NFL Referees Association needs to reach an agreement to put full-time officials on the field for the regular season.
TMZ: Boogaard's parents sue NHL Player's Association for $9.8 million
The parents of former Minnesota Wild player Derek Boogaard are suing the NHL Player's Association for $9.8 million after the union failed to help them claim the remainder of Boogaard's multi-million dollar contract, TMZ reports.
Report: NBA lockout to wipe out two more weeks
Look for the NBA to cancel two more weeks of the regular season today. That means every game through November 28 will be scrapped. For the Wolves, that’s another four games deleted from the home schedule, against Milwaukee, San Antonio, Golden State and Houston.
Unnamed Packer: 'Refs are out to get us'
From Packer-land, a bit of paranoia. In the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel an unnamed Packers player told a reporter, ”I think the refs are out to get us this year.” NBC’s Mike Florio says the comment not only warps reality, but it amazingly covers two sets of refs: regular and replacement.
Tolliver say NBA's proposed deal better, but not good enough
Timberwolves player representative Anthony Tolliver is being urged by fans via twitter to take the league's latest deal. But Tolliver remains hesitant, saying "It's easy to tell someone else to take a bad deal if it doesn't affect you."
NBA lockout postpones Wolves' camp indefinitely
We’ll have to wait a while longer to see the new-look Timberwolves. The NBA says due to the lockout, training camps set to open in early October have been postponed indefinitely and the first week of exhibition games have been wiped out. The NBA regular season is due to begin Nov. 1.
Garnett leads Celtics over Love, Wolves, 100-79
Kevin Garnett won his one-on-one battle against Kevin Love and the Celtics blew out the Timberwolves, 100-79 at Target Center Friday night. Garnett led Boston with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Love didn't shoot well, but finished with 22 points and 11 rebounds.
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