Think marijuana is a harmless drug? We mostly agree. But if you're looking for a sad pot-related story, look no further than the tale of 26-year-old Mounds View grad Mark Hamburger.A GOOD PROBLEM TO HAVE? Moorhead police decry recent influx of Cali medical marijuanaTwo years ago, Hamburger, a former ... More >>
The first half of the 2012 Twins season ended with a thud in a game that will be remembered for a loud boom.Yesterday, the Twins got within one strike of victory in the bottom of the ninth, but ended up losing a heartbreaking 4-3, 13-inning game to the Texas Rangers in Arlington. The game was delaye ... More >>
A year ago at this time, the Twins were coming off a rousingly successful inaugural year at Target Field, and the future looked bright.As the old saying goes, what a difference a last-place season makes. After 99 losses and more injuries than you can shake a Punto at, it appears the young-talent- ... More >>
Joe Nathan is officially heading for a warmer climate.
Nathan, who turns 37 today, is signing with the Texas Rangers for a two-year, $14.5 million contract with a 2014 option. That brings to an end seven years of Nathan pitching, during which time he set the record for all-time most team saves. ... More >>
The Twins' new ace? As the Twins slip farther and farther down the AL Central ladder, Michael Cuddyer's name keeps popping up in trade talks.
There's a few contenders out there that could use the guy's bat, his glove, and his clubhouse leadership. But who woulda thought that Cuddyer might just ... More >>
After yesterday's commanding 6-1 victory over the Texas Rangers, our beleaguered Minnesota Twins have won three straight series, and are 9-3 thus far in June. This after taking only three series in the first two full months, and two of them were against a pair of the weakest-hitting clubs i ... More >>
Get out of your car this week, but stay in the shade!Here's some unfortunate timing: Minneapolis Bike Walk Week just happens to coincide with this morning's Excessive Heat Warning. But at least Bike To Work Day comes Thursday, by which time the tropical heat should have abated.
Bike riders m ... More >>