Former Twin Wilson Ramos was abducted from his home last night in Venezuela. Authorities believe Ramos is still alive, but details are limited. Many former teammates sent out thoughts and prayers for his safe return.
Prior Lake-Savage shifts to virtual learning as omicron slams Twin Cities schools
More than 600 students were reported absent from Jan. 3-Jan. 10 due testing positive for COVID.
Allina Health bans most visitors from its hospitals, clinics
There are a few limited exceptions.
Accumulating snow 'looks likely' Friday in Minnesota
Friday continues to look very interesting for snow lovers in Minnesota.
Police arrest two 13-year-olds after pursuit of stolen Cadillac
In the Cadillac, officers found links to a separate auto theft reported a day earlier.
Man fatally shot in St. Paul's Hamline-Midway neighborhood
It's the second homicide of 2022 in St. Paul.
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Osseo district moves to distance learning; 'extremely high number' of absences
Some schools are down 25% of their staff due to illnesses.
Mike Zimmer offers statement after being fired by Vikings
Zimmer was fired on Monday after eight seasons with the Vikings.
Footprints near stuck SUV lead deputies to body of missing WI man
The 30-year-old had disappeared nearly a week ago.
Vikings' Kendricks says 'fear-based' approach not the way to go
The linebacker spoke to the media Monday after Mike Zimmer's firing.
Man charged in light rail knife attack and police squad arson
The separate incidents happened days apart, with the suspect now charged in both cases.
Biden Admin: Home COVID tests will soon be covered by insurance
The tests will be free with insurance starting Saturday.
Twins face ex-teammate on the mound Tuesday
Former Twins pitcher Francisco Liriano will make his first start with his new ball club at Target Field Tuesday night. The Chicago White Sox acquired the lefty Saturday night in exchange for two minor league prospects. The Twins will give the ball to Nick Blackburn and aim for their fifth straight victory after beating the first-place AL Central rivals 7-6 in the series opener with walk-off sacrifice fly in the ninth.
Authorities have descriptions of Ramos kidnappers
Law enforcement officials in Venezuela say they're making progress in solving the kidnapping of former Twins catcher Wilson Ramos. Hundreds of kidnappings per year occur in Venezuela but Ramos' case is the first known abduction of a major league baseball player.
Ramos: 'I didn't know if I was going to get out of it alive'
Former Twin Wilson Ramos spoke with reporters Saturday morning, just hours after being rescued from kidnappers in the Venezuelan mountains near Valenica. Authorities say four captors have been arrested while four more escaped during the raid.
Ex-Twins Dickey, Slowey scale highest mound to date
Former teammates and pitchers R.A. Dickey and Kevin Slowey are poised to begin their climb of Mount Kilimanjaro, which stands 19,340 feet high. The trek will raise money for rescuing girls from sex trafficking. Dickey's current team- the New York Mets- have objected to the climb. Slowey- who plays for the Rockies- says he has the team's blessing.
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