The Twins may have an extra chance to make the playoffs in 2012. MLB owners are adding two more wild card teams to the postseason -- a change that could come as early as next year. Baseball owners also cleared the way for the Houston Astros to move over to the A.L. Western Division, starting in 2013.
Pilot, brother and sister killed when plane crashed into house are ID'd
The plane crashed into a house in Hermantown, Minnesota.
Rolled semi, livestock on freeway interchange in Woodbury
Traffic cameras showed what appeared to be hogs on the side of the road.
Reinbold guilty of murdering wife with 'particular cruelty'
Eric Reinbold, 46, was convicted of two counts of murder in the second degree in Pennington County Friday.
Armed assault suspect arrested after standoff in Waite Park
The standoff ended early Saturday when officer obtained a warrant for the home.
3 dead after plane crashes into house in Hermantown
Two people in the house were uninjured.
Destructive fire at Maple Grove greenhouse and nursery
The fire burned early Sunday morning at a longtime Maple Grove greenhouse and nursery.
SCSU player hospitalized after being taken off ice on stretcher
Luedtke was checked into the boards in the first period and down for a reported 10-15 minutes.
Amber Alert for Kryssy King canceled, suspect still at large
Police beleived 15-year-old Kryssy King was with a 22-year-old man who remains wanted.
3 St. Paul fast food restaurants robbed in space of an hour
The thieves struck between 7:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Fire at historic Stevens House museum for third time since Aug. 30
The fire was reported early Saturday morning.
What to do with the Kmart site? Minneapolis wants your ideas
The project will connect Nicollet Avenue south of Lake street and north of the Midtown Greenway, reestablishing a street grid.
Crowd evacuated at end of homecoming football game in Brooklyn Park
Police blamed 'unruly teens' in the stands and some who were trying to enter the stadium.
MLB adds two Wild Card teams, Gardenhire isn't fond of the decision
Major League Baseball is adding a second Wild Card team to each league beginning this season. There will be a one game playoff between the two Wild Card teams in each league. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire says the one game playoff is "exciting for one day, and then somebody goes home and you're still pissed off."
If Wild keep it up, add back key players, they have a shot
The Wild are ranked second in the Western Conference. They've managed to accomplish that with a lot of blocked shots and without Dany Heatley and Mikko Koivu. ESPN analyst Barry Melrose says the team has the makings for a playoff chance.
Cards vs. Rangers: starring ex-Twins Lohse, Punto, Washington
Besides Nick Punto and Ron Washington, there will another familiar face on the St. Louis Cardinals’ World Series roster. Former Twins pitcher Kyle Lohse is scheduled to start Game 4. Lohse has been with the Cards the past four seasons. He’s winless so far in two starts this postseason.
Wild reassign rookie Brett Bulmer to junior team
The Minnesota Wild have sent rookie forward Brett Bulmer to Kelowna of the Western Hockey League. Bulmer, 19, had three assists in nine games in his NHL debut. Because he hasn't played 10 games in the NHL, the first season of his three-year NHL contract has not started.
Football Bulldogs start defense of D-2 title with home game
Defending national champion Minnesota Duluth will host Saginaw Valley State (Mich.) in the first round of the NCAA Division II football playoffs Saturday. In Division III play, another Duluth-area college -- St. Scholastica -- will make its inaugural postseason appearance at St. Thomas.
NDSU Bison fans welcome home championship team
About 1,500 fans, dressed in green and gold, were at the Fargodome late Saturday night to welcome home the North Dakota State University football team. The Bison won the school's first Division I title with a 17-6 victory over Sam Houston State University in Frisco, Texas.
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