Twins Officially Announce Signing of Rodney
The Minnesota Twins have finalized their $4.5 million, one-year contract with right-handed reliever Fernando Rodney.
La Crosse Area Man Who Staged Accident Convicted of Murder
A jury in La Crosse County found a man guilty of fatally beating his wife and trying to conceal her death by staging a car accident.
Wild Win Fourth Straight Without Need for Extra Period
Alex Stalock stopped 28 shots to complete his first NHL shutout in three seasons, steering the Minnesota Wild past the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-0 on Thursday night for their fourth straight victory.
Rubio Resistance Creating Problems for GOP Tax Bill
Republican Marco Rubio’s potential defection over a tax credit for low-income parents put a speed bump into GOP leaders’ drive to push their big tax package through the Senate, but it’s a complication that’s likely to be resolved.
Towns Takes Charge, Timberwolves Blow out Sacramento
Karl-Anthony Towns put the blame for an overtime loss to Philadelphia squarely on his shoulders, saying he cost his team a win.
Franken Plans to Step Down in Early January
Minnesota Sen. Al Franken has confirmed that he expects his replacement, Democratic Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, to take over his seat in early January.
Minnesota Based Sun Country Airlines Sold
Eagan-based Sun Country Airlines is being sold to a New York-based investment group.
No Charges Yet for Deadly Police Shooting – Investigators Blamed
A Minnesota prosecutor says he doesn't yet have enough evidence to charge a Minneapolis police officer who killed an unarmed 911 caller this summer, blaming investigators who "haven't done their job."
Mickey Mouse Hooks up with Homer Simpson
Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family’s 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.
PolyMet Offers Half-Billion Dollar Insurance Package to Minnesota
PolyMet Mining Corp. is offering Minnesota a $544 million package of financial assurances to serve as an insurance policy to protect taxpayers from having to cover the costs of shutting down and cleaning up the copper-nickel mine it proposes to build in northeastern Minnesota.