General Manager Bill Smith admitted Thursday that the Twins have a lot of work to do this off-season. Smith said he knows the fan base wants the team to find a No. 1 starter, but said at the same time there aren't many staff aces available.
The Raptor Center says downward trend holding for avian influenza
A "baby shower" fundraising campaign hopes to help return young raptors to the wild.
Commemorative street name for Prince approved in Minneapolis
The block next to the First Avenue nightclub will be named Prince Rogers Nelson Way.
Monitoring severe storm threat Saturday-Tuesday in Minnesota
The holiday weekend won't be a washout, but multiple rounds of strong and severe storms are possible.
Charges: St. Cloud meth dealer had numerous weapons. body armor
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 38, faces 12 felony-level charges.
South Minneapolis tenants declare rent strike; allege unsafe conditions
A group of Powderhorn Park residents say they'll withhold May rent due to health and safety concerns.
Threats involving 2 students at West St. Paul middle school
Police said there is no reason to be concerned for the safety of the rest of the student body at Heritage E-Stem Magnet Middle School.
Controversial Two Harbors mayor told: Resign or face recall election
The mayor has come under scrutiny for unusual behavior this year.
3M fined $2.8M for hazardous waste violations in Cottage Grove
The company's violations spanned more than two decades.
Couple charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
Christopher James Payne and Kaley Maria Wethern have been charged in the seizure.
Appeal to find man, 30, missing near Mille Lacs Lake since early April
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police issued the appeal.
Timberwolves coaching staff taking shape
Rick Adelman is slowly but surely putting together the rest of the Timberwolves coaching staff. Portland assistant Bill Bayno is expected to be hired and so is Adelman's son, R.J. Meanwhile, the Wolves will introduce Rick Adelman at a press-conference next Wednesday.
Vikings' defensive staff on the hot seat
The defensive coaching staff of the Vikings may be in line for some major changes in the near future. Changes are inevitable following a 3-13 season, and the defensive coaching staff seems most vulnerable to take the fall. The Vikings' defense allowed the second-most points in the league.
Could the Twins sign Buehrle or Reyes?
MLB's hot stove season is underway and Twins fans are hoping Bill Smith and company can lure in a big time free agent. The team needs a reliable No. 1 starter, and Mark Buehrle might be their match. If the team wants to go big they could attempt to sign shortstop Jose Reyes.
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