He couldn’t be bothered to pitch out of the Twins’ bullpen, but Kevin Slowey has reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. Slowey and former Twin R.A. Dickey made the trip together. Dickey pitches for the Mets. Slowey was traded to the Rockies.
Body of missing Mankato woman believed to have been found
A canoer found the body in a swamp near Eagle Lake Friday.
MN GOP endorses attorney general, secretary of state candidates
Kim Crockett was endorsed as the party's candidate for secretary of state, while Jim Schultz won the endorsement for attorney general.
Volunteer firefighter identified as man killed during Thursday storms
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office confirmed that 63-year-old Ryan Erickson died when a grain bin fell on him.
Firm takes on case defending Taco Chon against Taco John's lawsuit
The local Mexican restaurant is fighting a case presented by Taco John's over naming rights, among other things.
Worker killed in skid loader accident was 23-year-old apprentice lineman
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative called the incident "the unthinkable."
Raging North Shore rivers overtake bridges, snap trees in half
Pedestrian bridges near the Lutsen Resort have been damaged by the vast river flow.
Stillwater teen drowned while helping save friend struggling in river
The 17-year-old was identified Friday.
Nation's first city-owned EV car share service gets official Twin Cities launch
Subscriptions cost between $0-$30 a month.
Stevens County may have been hit the hardest by Thursday storms
The entire county was without power after the storms blew through Thursday evening.
3 killed, 1 critical after trio of crashes in Minnesota Thursday
One person also faces life-threatening injuries in a crash that happened in Olmsted County.
Mora woman saves pelican caught in fishing line for days
A birthday fishing trip shapes into a heroic tale.
Ex-Twins Dickey, Slowey scale highest mound to date
Former teammates and pitchers R.A. Dickey and Kevin Slowey are poised to begin their climb of Mount Kilimanjaro, which stands 19,340 feet high. The trek will raise money for rescuing girls from sex trafficking. Dickey's current team- the New York Mets- have objected to the climb. Slowey- who plays for the Rockies- says he has the team's blessing.
Twins' Slowey traded to Rockies
The Twins have traded Kevin Slowey to the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named later. In five seasons with the Twins, Slowey was 39-29, with a 4.66 ERA. He went 0-8 in 2011, with a 6.67 ERA in 59 1/3 innings. He started the season in the bullpen but battled forearm issues and an abdominal strain, and finished the season in the starting rotation.
Ex-Twin R.A. Dickey now 10-1 with Mets after 1-hitting Tampa
In 2009, R.A. Dickey spent an uneventful year in the Metrodome, posting a 4.62 ERA with the Twins in 35 appearances. A few years later, he's arguably baseball's best knucklballers, turning in a one-hit gem for the Mets against the Tampa Rays.
Ryan on Slowey: 'We consider him a starter'
Kevin Slowey wants to be a starter in 2012, and if he stays in Minnesota he will likely get his way. Twins general manager Terry Ryan says the team considers Slowey a starter. The righthander is arbitration eligible, meaning the Twins have until December 12 to offer him a contract or he becomes a free agent.
Ex-Twin Brunansky new hitting coach for Rochester Red Wings
Former Twins slugger Tom Brunansky is one step closer to the big leagues. He's been named the new hitting coach for the Rochester Red Wings, the Twins' Triple A affiliate. Last year, Brunansky held the same post in Double A New Britain. "Bruno" was a key member of the Twins' 1987 World Series team.
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