B) In baseball history, only three full-time catchers have won batting titles. In the National League, Cincinnati's Eugene "Bubbles" Hargrave won it in 1926. The Reds' Ernie Lombardi won it in 1938 and 1942. Mauer is the only American League backstop to win a batting title, coming out on top in 2006, 2008 and 2009.
Kirill Kaprizov's slow start is a thing of the past
A potential sophomore slump has been erased with a three-point night against the Devils..
Man fatally shot by police at Mounds View liquor store is identified
The 21-year-old died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Biden lays out wintertime plan to curb COVID's spread
It comes as the U.S. reported its second case of the omicron variant.
MN Dept. of Corrections offering $5K bonuses as it seeks to hire 200
The DOC is offering hiring bonuses for new employees and for referrals.
Mayor Frey unveils workgroup to develop public safety recommendations
There are 35 members in the workgroup.
MN city named best ice fishing destination in the US
A lake in Wisconsin also made the top 8.
'TODAY Show' surprises Minneapolis youth nonprofit with toys
It's part of the program's Season of Giving toy drive.
3rd federal medical team to join COVID-19 fight in Minnesota
There are more than 1,500 people with COVID-19 admitted to Minnesota hospitals.
Driver killed after other motorist crosses into opposite lane
The head-on crash occurred early Thursday, just north of the Twin Cities.
MSHSL approves shot clock for Minnesota varsity basketball
Shot clocks will be required at all varsity games beginning in 2023-24.
Popcorn shop featured on 'The Late Show' has to close 2 days later
A county inspection after the national TV appearance found code violations.
How many games did Bert Blyleven win in the 1987 World Series?
On Oct. 18, 1987, the Twins won Game 2 of their World Series matchup against the St. Louis Cardinals, with Bert Blyleven on the mound as the starting pitcher. How many games would the future Hall of Famer win in this series? A) 0 B) 1 C) 2 For the answer, click on the headline above...
How many acres of land were destroyed in the July 4, 1999 windstorm in the BWCA?
On July 4, 1999, a monstrous windstorm devastates the BWCA. How many acres of land were destroyed? A) 175,000 acres B) 478,000 acres C) 824,000 acres For the answer, click on the headline above.
How many square blocks were destroyed in the great Minneapolis fire of 1893?
On Aug. 13, 1893, the biggest fire in Minneapolis history burns more than 150 buildings, leaving 1,500 people without shelter. How widespread was the fire? A) It burned 23-square blocks. B) It burned 43-square blocks. C) It burned 63-square blocks. For the answer, click on the headline above...
How many buildings were destroyed in the 1884 fire that devastated downtown Anoka?
Fire swept across downtown Anoka, Minn. on Aug. 16, 1884, leveling a significant portion of the downtown area. How many buildings were destroyed? A) 26 B) 56 C) 86 For the answer, click on the headline above...
How many games did the Vikings win in their first year in the NFL?
On Sept. 17, 1961, the Vikings faced the Chicago Bears in their first-ever regular-season NFL game. Was it a victory or a loss, and how did the Vikings finish that season? A) A victory, and a 12-2 record overall. B) A loss, and a 10-4 record overall. C) A victory, and a 3-11 record overall. For the answer, click on the headline above...
How did 1842's Webster-Ashburton Treaty shape Minnesota?
On Aug. 9, 1842, Britain and the U.S. signed the Webster-Ashburton Treaty. How did this event affect Minnesota's borders? A) It avoided dividing the state into"North" and "South" Minnesota. B) It allowed Iowa to exist as a separate state. C) It set the boundary between Canada and the U.S., forming the"Northwest Angle." For the answer, click on the headline above...
How did the builder of the Foshay Tower end up in Leavenworth?
On Aug. 31, 1929, Wilbur Foshay, dedicated his Foshay Tower in downtown Minneapolis. But the party didn't last long for this utilities king. It wouldn't be long before he'd end up in federal prison. What happened? A) He was convicted of a pyramid scheme. B) He was caught laundering money for a Norwegian mob. C) He was caught sneaking into the Fair once too often. For the answer, click on the headline above...
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