The Minnesota Wild have signed forward Jason Pominville to a five-year contract extension. The Wild announced the signing on Thursday in advance of the team’s season opener against the L.A. Kings. Terms were not disclosed.
The Minnesota Lynx are making sure point guard Lindsay Whalen stays home for a while. The Lynx signed Whalen to a multi-year contract extension on Friday. The 10-year veteran is having one of her finest seasons. She is averaging a career-high 14.7 points and 6.0 assists to help the Lynx to the best record in the WNBA (23-7).
With a summer that doesn’t seem to want to end, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is extending the season at 32 of its 65 wading pools.
Minnesota coach Tubby Smith has agreed to terms on a contract extension with the university through the 2016-17 season.
Glen Perkins appeared to be on the outs with the Minnesota Twins in 2010, his struggles on the mound compounded by a grievance he filed against the team the previous season.
The Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Nate Prosser to a two-year contract extension.
Kevin Love watched friends Derrick Rose and Russell Westbrook sign five-year extensions this season and was ready to do the same with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Thousands of out-of-work Wisconsin residents could collect another three months of federal unemployment benefits under a bill the state Senate approved Monday.
As university budgets take a beating across the country, agricultural schools and extension programs are feeling the impact.