U.S. Rep. Tim Walz invited Mike McLaughlin of Mankato to the nation's capital. The Free Press reports Walz led an initiative for all lawmakers to invite war veterans to the presidential address. McLaughlin was an infantryman who served two tours in Iraq. He flew to Washington Monday night.
Twins squander chance to gain ground in AL Central
The Cubs shut out the Twins 1-0 on Friday night, leaving them three games back in the division.