Pioneer Press columnist Tom Powers says shortstop Brian Dozier is achingly close to becoming a major leaguer, if not the next star for the Minnesota Twins.
Laser pointed at plane descending into MSP Airport
Nationwide, laser pointing incidents rose 42% last year compared to 2020.
Teenage boy dead, another critical in Minneapolis shooting
The shooting happened near a residential building in the Stevens Square neighborhood Tuesday night.
Brooklyn Park teen killed in fireworks accident identified
Jack Kocur, 18, was noted as a high school baseball player and a former student at St. Alphonsus Catholic School.
Chef Justin Sutherland suffers serious injuries in boat propeller accident
A fundraising campaign has been launched for the former Iron Chef contestant.
After husband's suicide, mom killed their 3 kids and herself in Vadnais Lake
Police have identified the victims of the weekend tragedy.
Sky turns green in Sioux Falls, orange in Twin Cities
A storm system brought a spectacular light show to the Upper Midwest.
Chet Holmgren dominates in NBA Summer League debut
The No. 2 overall pick looked the part in the Thunder's win over the Jazz.
Frey: Police faced 'whack-a-mole' situation on chaotic Fourth of July
The mayor says law enforcement resources were being pulled all over the city as violent scenes unfolded.
Body recovered from Mississippi River near hydro plant in St. Paul
Authorities say the body appeared to have been in the river for months.
Charges: Lakeville driver didn't call 911 after fatally striking teen on bicycle
The 15-year-old boy was killed while riding his bike along a route he frequented.
Tom Powers: Dozier, Komatsu provide pleasant distraction in lost season
Brian Dozier and Erik Komatsu aren't exactly the second comings of Rod Carew or Kirby Puckett, but Pioneer Press columnist Tom Powers writes that the rookies are both interesting sub-plots in an already-ugly Twins campaign.
Tom Powers: For the Twins, 2012 is not 2011(so far)
Pioneer Press columnist Tom Powers writes that the Twins' 10-9 victory over the L.A. Angels yesterday might have had a different outcome had it been played in 2011.
Gardenhire: Brian Dozier to start at shortstop
On his Sunday morning radio show, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said Dozier will be his starting shortstop. The infielder will join the team at Target Field Monday when the Twins kick-off another series with the Los Angels Angels. Right-hander Scott Diamond is also being recalled.
Tom Powers: Minnesota Twins should revert to their thrifty ways
Tom Powers says the Twins need to revert to their old ways and spend less money. He says it's time to swap veteran players for legitimate prospects. It's called the Twins way ... a way that Powers believes needs to return.
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