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St. Paul schools add 2 days to winter break due to pandemic stress
The added days off are meant to acknowledge the stress the pandemic has caused.
Charges: St. Cloud mother killed baby, placed him in dumpster
The 4-month-old baby was found by officers on Sunday morning.
1 dead in crash at Lake Street intersection in south Minneapolis
There have been 465 deaths on Minnesota roads this year, according to the state's traffic division.
St. Paul restaurateur's businesses burglarized a 6th time
The owner of The Gnome and Hope Breakfast Bar is asking politicians to help St. Paul business owners.
Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in head-on crash in southern MN
The 18-year-old was airlifted to a Mayo Clinic hospital in Rochester.
Foo Fighters abruptly cancel Gophers stadium show hours after announcing it
The band is looking for a new venue because of a disagreement over COVID protocols.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Tuesday, November 30
More than 12,000 newly reported cases.
LUSH in Minneapolis to reopen under new ownership in December
FOX 9's Jason Matheson and two popular performers are among the new owners of the revived bar and restaurant.
Lace up: Indoor skating returns to US Bank Stadium this winter
The venue announced 13 Winter Warm-Up dates for both skaters and runners.
More than 1,500 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 in MN
Minnesota's hospital systems continue to be under tremendous strain.
3 killed in trio of crashes in Minnesota on Monday
The crashes happened in St. Louis, Winona and Carver counties.
Terry Ryan on Valencia: 'He's not ready'
Will Danny Valencia ever play for the Twins again? Since being sent back to AAA Rochester in early May, Valencia is hitting .237 with 4 homers and 22 RBI. General manager Terry Ryan says, "If we felt comfortable bringing him back, we would ... but he's not ready."
Terry Ryan: Raking leaves one minute, Twins GM the next
Terry Ryan was raking leaves last week when Twins President Dave St. Peter called to talk about returning to the GM role. As the Star Tribune's LaVelle E. Neall III explains in this profile, Ryan had to run the idea by his wife first.
With free-agent scraps remaining, Terry Ryan has a difficult job
The MLB Winter Meetings concluded Thursday, meaning the Twins now have to dig through the free-agent scraps in order to upgrade the team. The digging job belongs to GM Terry Ryan, and it will be interesting to see what he does.
Gardenhire considers trying Nishioka at third base
The Minnesota Twins infielder struggled at shortstop last year with ten errors in 60 games. From camp Friday, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire hinted he isn't opposed to Nishioka at third base.
Bill Smith out, Terry Ryan back in as Twins GM
The Minnesota Twins have severed ties with general manager Bill Smith, with Terry Ryan stepping in as interim general manager, effective immediately. The Twins cited "philosophical differences" as the reason for the move. Ryan says he's more than happy to "try to get the job done."
Blackburn, Nishioka booted from Twins' 40-man roster
Two of the Twins' most disappointing players are off the major league roster, but will stay with the organization in the minors. Tsuyoshi Nishioka has spent most of the season with Rochester, anyway. The Twins will name a replacement for Blackburn Tuesday.
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