On top of that, their affiliation as the farm team of the Minnesota Twins is up next season. If that's not enough, the Red Wings don't have a manager. Tom Nieto, the skipper for those two 90-plus loss teams, was let go by the Twins last week.
Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.
Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end
Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.
Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified
The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.
Source of 'loud explosion' in Brooklyn Park a mystery
The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.
COVID: All Americans over 50 advised to get a second booster
Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise again as new COVID variants emerge.
2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame
White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.
Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka
The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.
6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk
The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise
“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.
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.
Desperation in Detroit: Late rally lifts Wild over Red Wings
The Minnesota Wild came from behind to beat the Red Wings 2-1 in overtime last night in Detroit. Mikko Koivu tied the game at one with one minute left in the third period and he assisted on Devin Setoguchi’s game winner in overtime.
Wild's Harding put to test in loss to Red Wings
Minnesota Wild backup goalie Josh Harding, back on the ice after recovering from two torn knee ligaments, wound up the tough-luck loser in Saturday's 3-2 overtime loss to Detroit. But there are some who say Harding was the reason the Wild came away with at least one point.
Season opener: Wild face-off with Blue Jackets
The Minnesota Wild open the 2011-12 season Saturday night at home against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Analysts throughout the NHL believe the Wild will be a fringe playoff team. Locally, the fans are hoping a new and improved offense will lead the team back to the postseason.
Upcoming weekend provides plenty of WCHA action
The upcoming weekend features all twelve WCHA teams battling each other in league play. Among the match-ups, the Gophers play a home-and-home series with St. Cloud State. Wisconsin battles Colorado College, and North Dakota meets up with Bemidji State.
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