He'll stay in the office, anyway, but now with a different title. A little over a month after replacing him with Terry Ryan, the Twins gave Bill Smith a new title: assistant to the president and general manager
Storms cause grain bin to fall on car, killing one in central MN
The National Weather Service confirmed the death on Thursday evening.
Ferocious winds, possible tornadoes leave destruction in MN
Numerous reports of tornadoes and nearly 100 mph straight-line winds.
Canoe carrying 4 overturns near St. John's University
Of the four, only one was wearing a lifejacket when the boat capsized Wednesday.
MN's craft alcohol makers back new push to loosen state's liquor laws
The pushback includes loosening restrictions on growler sales for bigger craft breweries and a more direct line of spirit sales to customers.
Twin Cities placed in tornado watch ahead of intense line of storms
Photo above is a view from Marshall as the line of storms moved through Thursday evening.
Tornado watch in MN as intense line of storms blasts through
The tornado watch is in effect until midnight.
Rare 'particularly dangerous situation' weather watch issued in SW MN
The warning covers an area of Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.
Dad and 2 children killed in western Wisconsin house fire
A devastating house fire happened early Thursday morning.
2 suspects involved in Brooklyn Park armed carjacking
The incident happened Wednesday night near a shopping center and Cub.
Man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for child pornography
Alexander John Odegaard was sentenced in U.S. District Court Tuesday.
Bill Smith out, Terry Ryan back in as Twins GM
The Minnesota Twins have severed ties with general manager Bill Smith, with Terry Ryan stepping in as interim general manager, effective immediately. The Twins cited "philosophical differences" as the reason for the move. Ryan says he's more than happy to "try to get the job done."
Sports MN Quiz: How many Twins' GMs have there been since 1961?
With Terry Ryan stepping in as Twins' general manager once again, it brings to mind the short list of those who have held this job over the years. Can you name them? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Teague: Tubby Smith contract 'in 11th hour'
On his first day on the job, new Gophers' athletics director Norwood Teague says the contract extension for basketball coach Tubby Smith is in "the 11th hour." Teague tells the Pioneer Press there are issues holding up the deal, but gave no specifics.
Tubby Smith is happy and healthy
Gophers basketball head coach Tubby Smith told reporters Thursday that he is happy, and more importantly, cancer free. Smith was diagnosed with prostate cancer before the start of last season. Now Smith wants to work on getting a new deal, a new practice facility, and another winning season.
Tubby Smith searching for success from the bench
Tubby Smith's coaching style is different from most NCAA basketball coaches. He likes to sub in four or five guys at a time. That's the problem with his Gophers team right now. He hasn't settled on a second unit to come off the bench and play well together.
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