In 1990, the Twins finished last in the American League Western Division. In 1991, they won the World Series. In 1990, the Vikings finished last in the NFC Central Division. In 1991, they went 8-8 and missed the playoffs.
Authorities now looking into MN lawmaker's report of assault
Video shows Rep. Nolan West being grabbed and pushed out of a public event.
COVID treatments: Essentia Health to help test 3 existing meds
The clinical trial includes the much-discussed drug ivermectin.
Suspect crashes into Minneapolis snow plow, fires shots at plow driver
The plow driver was pulled to the side of the road when the incident happened.
Coldest day of the winter is possible this week in Minnesota
An air temp of -30F isn't out of the question too far from the metro.
District fires school counselor accused of sexually assaulting student
He's been charged with felony criminal sexual conduct.
Authorities pinpoint source of CO that killed family of 7
The victims, all members of Hernandez-Pinto family, were found dead in a Moorhead home.
Photos: Winners of the World Snow Sculpting Championship in Stillwater
Twelve teams from around the world competed.
Court issues mixed ruling on PolyMet, orders more analysis on water permit
The court, however, overruled several challenges to the permit.
Police release images of woman driving stolen Audi that had puppy inside
It's not clear whether she was involved in the vehicle theft.
Fatal hit-and-run driver can avoid prison time with plea deal
He was charged with striking and killing a 56-year-old who was walking her dog.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, January 24
Case levels remain very high in Minnesota.
Sports MN Quiz: When did the Vikings last lose two consecutive games to the Lions?
The Vikings have feasted on Lion for many, many years. But it appears that trend may be changing. The Lions won their last match-up against the Vikes in the season finale last January. When was the last time the purple lost two straight to Detroit? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: When did the basketball Gophers last finish above .500 in the Big 10?
They're off to an 0-4 start in the Big Ten this year, and a winning record doesn't look likely this winter. When was the last time the Gophers finished above the .500 mark in the conference? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: When was the last time the Twins swept the Yankees?
When was the last time the Twins swept the Yankees in either a 3-game or 4-game series? Let's just say life was simpler back then. For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: When was the last time the Gophers beat Northwestern?
Since 1988, the Minnesota-Northwestern series has been pretty even, with each team splitting the last 16 games. With that in mind, when did the Gophers last defeat the Wildcats? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: When was the last time the Gophers beat Michigan, Iowa and Wisconsin in the same season?
When the Gophers take on Michigan Saturday, it's a battle for the Little Brown Jug. Other famous trophies up for grabs this year include Floyd of Rosedale (Iowa) and Paul Bunyan's Axe (Wisconsin). It's been a few years since Minnesota ended a season with all of that hardware. Can you name the season? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: When did the football Gophers last beat Nebraska?
The Nebraska Cornhuskers come to town Saturday to face the football Gophers. While this series has been lopsided lately, the Gophers actually have more wins than losses against Big Red. Do you know when the last win came? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: When was the Timberwolves' last winning season?
The Timberwolves are now 6-8, their best start in five years. Five years? Pretty grim. In fact, when did the Wolves last finish above .500 for the season? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: When was the last time the Twins lost 10 straight games?
One thing about the 2011 Twins: They've been terrible, but not boring. With each loss, comes a new storyline. For example, if they lose tonight against Seattle -- it'll be their 10th straight. When was the last time that happened? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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