Updated:
Original:

Chewing tobacco ban lifted at Target Field

For the first time in Target Field history fans will be allowed to use smokeless tobacco inside the stadium. Chewing tobacco was banned for the first two seasons, but the Twins found "it not to be an issue", according to team spokesman Kevin Smith.
Author:

For the first time in Target Field history fans will be allowed to use smokeless tobacco inside the stadium. Chewing tobacco was banned for the first two seasons, but the Twins found "it not to be an issue", according to team spokesman Kevin Smith.

Fill out my online form.

Next Up

court gavel

Judge finds man guilty in Hibbing Christmas Day murder

Jerome Spann fatally shot Jeryel McBeth on Christmas Day 2018.

Reyel Simmons photo 1 - complaint - crop

Popular TikToker shared his life as a federal agent. Charges say it's all a lie.

Authorities allege the Minnesota man has a long history of deceit.

covid

Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, September 21

Today's report features cumulative data from Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Pixabay - school - classroom

6 Minnesota schools named National Blue Ribbon Schools

The schools are recognized for their academic performance or progress in closing the achievement gap.

stalk and spade

Stalk & Spade opening a second location, this one in Edina

The 50th and France location will open in "early 2022."

burnsville center

Burnsville Center seeking approval to aid in redeveloping struggling mall

The Burnsville City Council will vote on the plan on Tuesday.

Screen Shot 2021-09-21 at 8.56.07 AM

Watch: Deputy springs to action as classic car burns near house

It was a race against time as the flames neared the house.

Mike Zimmer

Mike Zimmer needs to become 'Riverboat Zim' to save the Vikings

Zimmer's tendencies have put him on the edge of the hot seat.

Screen Shot 2020-01-02 at 7.54.07 AM

Fridley woman guilty of all charges for role in Monique Baugh murder

Monique Baugh died New Year's Eve 2019 after being kidnapped and shot.

Mall of America

COVID vaccination site at Mall of America to expand hours, capacity

The site will increase its capacity to 500 doses a day.

Charlotte Tomassoni

Iron Range senator's wife charged with domestic assault

Sen. Tomassoni said he didn't think he'd be able to defend himself due to his ALS diagnosis.

salmonella

CDC: Minnesotans sickened by salmonella from unknown food source

Minnesota has reported the second-most cases so far.

Related

Target Field going 100 percent smoke-free

Target Field will be a 100 percent smoke-free facility starting Friday. Last season, fans were allowed to smoke on the promenade outside of left field. On top of the smoking ban, fans won't be allowed to return inside Target Field if they leave the stadium for a cigarette.

Minnesota Twins unveil Hrbek statue at Target Field

The bronze statue of the former first baseman is now outside Gate 14. Bloomington-native Kent Hrbek joins Rod Carew, Calvin Griffith, Carl and Eloise Pohlad, Kirby Puckett, Harmon Killebrew and Tony Oliva.

Smokeless tobacco, World Series home-field advantage highlight MLB labor deal

A new labor deal keeps the peace between MLB owners and players, but the real changes are to the World Series and chewing tobacco rules.

Smokeless tobacco, World Series home-field advantage highlight MLB labor deal

A new labor deal keeps the peace between MLB owners and players, but the real changes are to the World Series and chewing tobacco rules.