Bill Rigney replaced Billy Martin as Twins manager after the 1969 season.
Foligno's OT winner gives Wild fans a happy Hockey Day
A slow start gave way to the Wild's fifth win in the past six games.
Winter weather advisory issued as Saturday snow arrives
Not huge totals expected, but any snow will likely impact travel.
Report: Ryan Poles is Vikings' 'top choice' for general manager
Poles was one of two finalists revealed on Friday.
Willis carries shorthanded Gophers to beat Rutgers
The senior scored a career-high 32 points to end a four-game losing streak.
Charges: St. Paul man had sexual contact 'multiple times' with 12-year-old girl
Marcus Steichen, 21, is charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct.
Charges: Mom killed infant son just weeks after getting him back from foster care
The 10-month-old died in her care in Brooklyn Park last April.
Minnesota's 'frozen potato freeway' closure attracts plenty of comment
It was, let's face it, a very Minnesotan reason for a freeway closure.
U of M fraternity raises money for chef's knee surgery
The GoFundMe has raised around $1,700 of its $5,000 goal.
7 restaurant, bar groups sue Minneapolis over dining vaccine mandate
"Minneapolis bars and restaurants are being used as pawns..." the lawsuit said.
Woman fatally shot in St. Paul's North End neighborhood
It's the fourth homicide so far this year in St. Paul.
Why was Billy Martin fired after one season as Twins manager?
On Oct. 11, 1968, the Twins hired Billy Martin as manager. After leading the 1969 team to the AL West title, he was fired. Why? A) He publicly stated St. Paul's streets were devised by "drunken Irishmen." B) He won too many baseball games. C) He duked it out with one of his pitchers. For the answer, click on the headline above...
Sports MN Quiz: Which former Twins manager died on Christmas Day?
We admit, this isn't a cheery question -- but this man had a definite impact on major league baseball for decades. For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: Who did Randy Wittman replace as T-Wolves coach?
It's sort of a former-Wolves coach stew here in late January. Kevin McHale returns. Flip is fired in D.C., and Randy Wittman resurfaces. Who did Wittman replace when he was hired in Minnesota? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Video Vault: Billy Martin for Miller Lite
What did Billy Martin do after getting axed by the Twins in 1969? Well, after managerial stints with the Tigers and the Rangers (this year's ALCS contestants), Mr. Martin headed to the Yankees where he and George Steinbrenner began their love-hate relationship. They also made a landmark beer commercial.
Sports MN Quiz: Who replaced Brett Favre in the Vikes' Oct. 1998 win at Lambeau?
It was a Monday night game at Lambeau Field during the Vikings' 15-1 year and Randy Moss was showing off, catching two TDs for 190 yards. The final score was Vikings 37, Packers 24, with Brett Favre getting benched. Who took over for him? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: Who did the Wild play in their latest playoff appearance?
The Wild start the 2011-12 regular season Saturday at the XCel Energy Center. It's been three seasons since Minnesota has qualified for the NHL playoffs. Can you remember their last opponent in the tournament? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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