Ian Kinsler hit a leadoff home run for Texas and the team never looked back as the Rangers rolled on to its third-straight win over the Twins at Rangers Ballpark Saturday, 9-3. Justin Morneau was the only bright spot for the Twins, hitting 4-4 with a home run. The loss in the Twins' fifth in a row, and 14th in the last 16 games.
Threat of severe weather returns to Minnesota for 2 days
Isolated severe storms Wednesday, followed by scattered severe storms Thursday.
1 dead, 2 injured in crash at intersection in Ramsey
The crash happened at the intersection of Bunker Lake Blvd. and Sunfish Lake Blvd.
Trails reopen as waters subside, but bridges damaged at Tettegouche State Park
Water levels on the river have dropped about six to eight feet since Friday.
Body pulled from Mississippi River ID'd as missing Elk River man
Keith Harvell had been missing since early last month.
2 victims identified in double-fatal north Minneapolis shooting
A 21-year-old man and a 51-year-old man were identified as the people who died at the scene this past weekend.
Former Proctor HS football player pleads guilty to sexual assault of teammate
The case will also remain in juvenile court, with conditions.
Lineup for returning Canterbury Park Concert Series revealed
Tickets go on sale Friday.
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.
Joe Nathan, Rangers hold off Twins, 4-3 in 10 innings
Former Twins closer Joe Nathan held off his old club Saturday night with two scoreless innings and earned his first victory of the season as Texas Rangers beat the Twins 4-3 in 10 innings at Rangers Ballpark. Samuel Deduno made his first major league start, giving up three earned runs on six hits and three walks in 5 1/3 innings for the Twins.
Twins' rally falls short, Angels win 4-3
The Angels beat the Twins, 4-3 in the series opener in Anaheim last night. Torii Hunter hit a two-run homer to give the Angels a 3-0 lead against his former team. The Twins rallied for three runs in the eighth inning but left the tying run on second base.
Royals send Twins to third straight loss, 4-3
The Twins continued sliding out of contention in the AL Central by losing, 4-3 to the Royals at Target Field Friday night. On Tuesday the Twins were only 7.5 games out of first place, but three straight losses have dropped them 11 games behind the division-leading White Sox.
Twins trade blows with Rangers in 10-6 loss
The Twins and Rangers played a competitive game until Texas took advantage of a couple of errors and opened the floodgates for a six-run eighth inning, and a 10-4 win. Drama unfolded early in the game after Joe Mauer was hit by a pitch and Scott Diamond retaliated with a fastball behind Josh Hamilton's head.
Twins blast the Brewers for third straight win
The Twins won for the third straight night with an 11-3 victory over the Brewers Friday night. Denard Span, Brian Dozier, Joe Mauer, Josh Willingham and Justin Morneau combined to go 12-25 with 11 RBI and 8 runs scored. It's Minnesota's first three-game winning streak of the season.
Rangers, Harrison blank Twins, 8-0
Texas pitcher Matt Harrison had a no-hitter going for 6 2/3 innings and Adrian Beltre hit for the cycle as the Rangers rolled over Twins 8-0 at Rangers Ballpark Friday night. Trevor Plouffe spoiled Harrison's no-hit bid with a solid single with two outs in the seventh.
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