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.
Victim in I-90 crash was storm-chasing meteorologist from Mexico
Martha Llanos Rodriguez died in the wreck on I-90.
Twins seek third straight victory against Royals
Twins left-hander Francisco Liriano will get a chance to improve his 2-7 record when he's back on the mound at Target Field Sunday afternoon. Minnesota is going for their third consecutive win over the Kansas City Royals after sweeping Saturday's doubleheader. Kansas City will try to split the four-game set with lefty Bruce Chen on the hill.
Twins sweep Royals in doubleheader
The Twins took two from the Kansas City Royals Saturday in a doubleheader at Target Field. Solid pitching by Scott Diamond and a home run by Trevor Plouffe helped the Twins beat the Royals 7-2 in the daytime opener, while Cole De Vries scattered five hits over six innings and Josh Willingham hit a homer in the Twins' 5-1 win the nightcap.
Twins vs. Royals: Battle for the basement
Who said the Twins wouldn’t play meaningful games in September? If Minnesota wants to avoid finishing in last place in the AL Central, they have to beat the team in front of them: Kansas City. The Twins start a two game series against the Royals tonight in K.C.
Royal rock Twins, 9-1
The Twins' three game winning streak came to a screeching halt last night as they were routed by the Royals, 9-to-1 at Target Field. Royals starter Will Smith shutout the Twins over the first seven innings. Minnesota didn’t score until the eighth inning when Ryan Doumit singled in a run.
Royals-Twins game postponed by rain, day/night split doubleheader set for June 30
Right-hander Jason Marquis will now start for Minnesota Sunday. He'll try to remain perfect and help turn things around for the Twins Saturday afternoon at Target Field. The Royals extended Minnesota's losing streak to six games Friday night at Target Field with a 7-6 victory. Bruce Chen will try to lead Kansas City to their fourth straight victory.
2012 season may hinge on series with Royals
This weekend could be a huge turning point for the Twins. They play the Royals in a four-game series at Target Field. If they sweep, some might say they still have a shot at making things interesting in the AL Central. Anything less than that, and we could see a fire sale soon, with players like Francisco Liriano or Matt Capps heading to contending teams.
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