Former Twins Jim Kaat and Tony Oliva fell short in their bid to enter baseball's Hall of Fame. Kaat was two votes short of entering. Oliva was off by four votes. A special Veterans Committee voted in former Chicago Cubs star Ron Santo.
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.
19-year-old dies after stabbing in northern Minnesota
A 34-year-old man was arrested.
Three new Grandstand shows added for Minnesota State Fair 2022
The Beach Boys and Portugal. The Man are among several acts booked.
St. Louis County set to declare state of emergency ahead of peak flood levels
Volunteers are urgently needed for sandbagging efforts in a small community near Voyageurs National Park.
Brothers Bar & Grill closes in downtown Minneapolis
The Midwest chain closed its St. Cloud location in 2018.
Jack Morris falls short of Hall of Fame
Former Twins Pitcher Jack Morris fell short of the necessary number of votes to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame. Morris pitched Game 7 in the Twins' 1991 World Series win. The Baseball Writers Association came back with 67 percent of the ballots with Morris' name.
Ex-Twins Oliva, Kaat, Tiant nominated on new Hall Of Fame ballot
Three more ex-Twins have a shot at baseball’s Hall of Fame this year. Tony Oliva, Jim Kaat and Luis Tiant are among 10 nominees to be considered by the new “Golden Era Committee.” The committee covers players and executives who made their greatest contributions between 1947 and 1972.
Doleman elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame, Carter falls short
The National Football League announced its Hall of Fame Class of 2012 Saturday afternoon. Former Vikings defensive end and linebacker Chris Doleman is one of the six players selected for induction. He is the 11th Viking to be enshrined in Canton, Ohio. Former Vikings wide receiver Cris Carter was also eligible, but was denied until at least next year.
Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat are finally heading to Cooperstown
Oliva and Kaat are finally heading to Cooperstown.
Cuddyer: Killebrew, Oliva, Puckett define Twins
Michael Cuddyer will likely be remembered as this season's team MVP. By the end of his career he is hoping he can be remembered with the greats in Twins' history. In his opinion, Harmon Killebrew, Tony Oliva, and Kirby Puckett perfectly define Twins baseball.
Twins ask fans to vote for 2012 Hall of Fame class
Fan voting is under way on the Twins web site on who you think should be in the club’s Hall of Fame. Eighteen players are on the 2012 ballot, including Dan Gladden, Cesar Tovar, Larry Hisle and Camilo Pascual. The new class will be announced at TwinsFest in January.
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