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Great Indoors: Dessert imposters make April Fools fun
75-year history of Grove City business ends
Full circle return for versatile trumpeter from Lac qui Parle Valley
At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Evonne C. Frost
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Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
January 13, 2014
A-Rod asks federal judge to throw out suspension
Sports Xchange NEW YORK — Embattled New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez asked a federal judge on Monday to throw out an arbitrator’s...
January 13, 2014 - 11:26pm
January 8, 2014
MLB: Morris misses in final appearance on ballot
By Mike Berardino St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL — For the 15th and final time, Jack Morris has fallen short of baseball immortality. Morris, the St. Paul native and 1991 Twins World Series hero, received 61.5 percent of this year’s vote from the Baseball Writers’...
January 8, 2014 - 10:38pm
MLB: Maddux leads '14 HOF class
NEW YORK — Pitching team mates Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in results announced...
January 8, 2014 - 10:38pm
January 7, 2014
MLB: Maddux heads Wednesday's HOF ballot
NEW YORK — Precision pitcher Greg Maddux and others debuting on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot on Wednesday could gain entry one year after first-timers Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were snubbed in a Cooperstown shutout. Home run king Bonds and seven-time Cy Young winner Clemens,...
January 7, 2014 - 11:05pm
December 23, 2013
Twins finalize deals with Pelfrey, Suzuki
The Minnesota Twins signed right-handed pitcher Mike Pelfrey and catcher Kurt Suzuki to contracts Monday. The deals were agreed upon last week. Pelfrey signed a two-year, $11 million deal. Suzuki signed a one-year, $2.75 million contract. Pelfrey was 5-13 with a 5.19 ERA in...
December 23, 2013 - 11:26pm
December 20, 2013
Twins agree to terms with catcher Suzuki
The Minnesota Twins agreed to a one-year contract with catcher Kurt Suzuki on Friday, according to multiple reports. Fox Sports reported that the deal is worth $2.75 million plus incentives. It is still pending a physical. Suzuki had a batting line of .232/.290/.337 with five...
December 20, 2013 - 11:24pm
December 18, 2013
Twins send Doumit to Braves
The Atlanta Braves picked up catcher/outfielder Ryan Doumit in a trade with the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday for left-handed pitching prospect Sean Gilmartin. Doumit, 32, bolsters the Braves’ catching depth after Brian McCann left via free agency for the New York Yankees. The...
December 18, 2013 - 10:27pm
December 15, 2013
Report: Twins to re-sign Pelfrey
The Minnesota Twins re-signed free-agent pitcher Mike Pelfrey to a two-year, $11 million contract on Saturday, according to a report. Pelfrey’s new deal includes $3.5 million in performance-based incentives, CBSSports.com reported. The right-hander did not have a banner year...
December 15, 2013 - 7:55pm
December 12, 2013
Twins bolster pitching staff, still shopping
MINNEAPOLIS — After a third straight 90-plus-loss season, general manager Terry Ryan wasted no time on the offseason makeover of the Minnesota Twins. Holes in the everyday lineup remain, but Ryan went full bore to address his biggest concern, the starting rotation. The Twins...
December 12, 2013 - 11:36pm
December 11, 2013
MLB roundup: Major League Baseball moves to ban collisions at home plate
ORLANDO, Fla. — Home-plate collisions, long the staple of highlight reels, are soon to become a thing of the past in the major leagues. Major League Baseball’s playing-rules committee recommended outlawing the collisions Wednesday during the Winter Meetings at the Walt Disney...
December 11, 2013 - 9:39pm
December 5, 2013
Twins complete deal with RHP Hughes
Phil Hughes is hoping a change of scenery will help him get his career back on track. The Minnesota Twins formally announced the signing of the right-handed pitcher to a three-year, $24 million contract on Thursday. The team and the pitcher agreed to the deal on Saturday. Hughes...
December 5, 2013 - 11:21pm
December 4, 2013
Konerko to retuns to White Sox, Morneau to sign with Rockies
Six-time All-Star first baseman Paul Konerko has agreed to return for a 16th season with the Chicago White Sox in 2014, the team announced Wednesday. Konerko will be in his 18th season and began his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers before being traded to the Cincinnati Reds. The...
December 4, 2013 - 10:07pm
December 3, 2013
MLB roundup: Nathan near deal with Tigers, Pierzynski goes to Red Sox
Joe Nathan is on the verge of a contract with the Detroit Tigers, who listed a veteran closer near the top of their offseason needs. FOX Sports first reported Nathan and the Tigers were wrapping up a multi-year deal. On Monday, reports that talks between Detroit and former San...
December 3, 2013 - 11:30pm
Twins sign Nolasco to record contract
Durable and capable of dominant starts, right-hander Ricky Nolasco signed a record contract to become the stabilizing anchor of the Minnesota Twins’ starting rotation. The 30-year-old right-hander signed a four-year, $48 million contract, the richest deal ever for the Twins in...
December 3, 2013 - 11:21pm
December 2, 2013
Twins agree to terms with pitchers Nolasco, Hughes
In a span of three days, the Minnesota Twins revamped their rotation. Free agent right-hander Ricky Nolasco and the Twins reached a contract agreement Nov. 27, according to multiple media reports. Yahoo Sports reported that Nolasco’s four-year deal would have a $49 million value....
December 2, 2013 - 10:54pm