The Twins weren't able to avoid a sweep and lost to Chicago Sunday, 9-2. Dayan Viciedo and Adam Dunn homered off Scott Diamond, and the White Sox scored six runs in the sixth inning. Joe Mauer homered in his return after missing five games with back spasms but Minnesota wasn't able to avoid the loss.
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.
Gallery: Highland Park gem just minutes away from river walks and bike paths
Blocks away from Highland Village
Kellace McDaniel named Brooklyn Center police chief
McDaniel will officially begin his new job on Monday, June 27.
Twin Cities lake reopens following toilet waste spill
About 70,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the lake in mid-May.
MN lake sturgeon spawning event marks first of its kind in over a century
Conservationists celebrate a huge milestone for the living fossil of the fish world.
Twins overwhelm White Sox with big innings
The Twins scored seven runs in the second inning and 10 more in the fifth to overwhelm the White Sox, 18-9 in Chicago Tuesday night. The Twins used only two extra base hits between the two innings -- a three-run homer from Chris Parmelee and an RBI triple from Trevor Plouffe.
Twins pick White Sox pitcher in Rule 5 draft
The Minnesota Twins have selected righthander Terry Doyle from the White Sox organization in the Rule 5 draft. Doyle, 26, had a 3.07 ERA splitting time between Class A and Class AA ball last year. The Rule 5 draft aims to prevent teams from stockpiling too many young players on their minor league affiliate teams when other teams would be willing to have them play in the majors.
Floyd, White Sox nip the Twins, 3-2
After losing eight straight starts against the Twins, Gavin Floyd finally broke through with a dominant performance Tuesday night, leading Chicago to a 3-2 win at Target Field. Floyd held the Twins to five hits and struck out nine over seven strong innings.
White Sox break late tie, hold off Twins, 3-2
The Chicago White Sox broke a 2-2 tie with two outs in the eighth inning and held off the Twins for a 3-2 victory at Target Field Wednesday. Losing pitcher Scott Diamond gave up the winning run after taking a line-drive to the stomach and throwing wide in his attempt to nab the Sox runner at the plate.
White Sox hammer Twins' bullpen, win 11-4
Cole De Vries gave the Twins a chance to win, but the bullpen was blown apart in the seventh and eighth innings -- giving up nine runs and allowing the White Sox to come from behind for an 11-4 win. Josh Willingham provided the Twins’ firepower with his 24th and 25th homers of the season.
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