Aaron Miller is kicking off his campaign Tuesday with events in Rochester and Mankato. Miller lives in the Rochester-area town of Byron, and works as an account manager for a biopharmaceutical firm.
The Minnesota Twins have optioned left-hander Scott Diamond and center fielder Aaron Hicks to Triple-A Rochester. The Twins made the moves on Thursday after both players struggled in a 7-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals. Diamond (5-10) gave up seven runs — six earned — on nine hits in five innings.
Looking to get up close and personal with the Minnesota Timberwolves before the NBA season gets started? They’re holding their annual caravan for fans in a few short weeks. The Timberwolves will start their Summer Caravan in Rochester on Aug. 13.
Two people were killed in a car crash in Dakota County Saturday afternoon. According to the State Patrol, 21-year-old Lui Thein was driving southbound on Hwy 52, just north of Cannon Falls. When turning eastbound onto 280th Street, Thein didn’t yield to northbound traffic and was broadsided 23-year-old Christina Chen of Rochester.
The Minnesota Twins have recalled first baseman Chris Colabello from Triple-A Rochester, the last of three replacements in an All-Star break roster shake-up. Colabello joined the team for Thursday’s game against Cleveland.
Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has regained its place atop U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the nation’s best hospitals. The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., was ranked third.
A 45-year-old Rochester man was sentenced to more than 17 years in prison Thursday for possessing meth with the intent to sell it, the Department of Justice said.
One of golf’s biggest tournaments, the PGA Championship is Aug. 5-11 in Rochester, New York. A Twin Cities PGA golf pro Jeff Sorenson – who makes his living teaching others how to golf – is playing in it.
Three open heart surgeries, a brain hemorrhage and an unrelated genetic disease — all before she was 18. Ashley Jagodzinski of Rochester hasn’t let anything stop her from recently from Minnesota Virtual Academy.
Authorities said a man suspected in a string of burglaries in southern Minnesota was arrested last week after being spotted at Mystic Lake Casino. Cody Spencer Linquist, 30 of Rochester, was taken into custody on his birthday last week in connection with a burglary string in Dodge County.
A 3-year-old boy is in a medically-induced coma at a Rochester hospital after being rescued from the Chippewa River in Wisconsin. Logan Buchli was in a van that got pulled in by the strong current at a boat landing near the Lake Hallie Sportsman’s Club.
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester are determining whether a blood test could offer early detection for Alzheimer’s Disease. The Mayo analyzed samples of plasma and brain fluids from 45 patients.
The young boy critically injured in a stabbing attack in Rochester last year has died at a hospital in Nebraska. Xavier Njemanze had been undergoing therapy at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, Neb., for injuries he suffered when he was stabbed at his mother’s home.
Former news anchor Tom Brokaw became the first recipient of an honorary degree from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine on Saturday. “If there is an oxymoron in America, it’s a humble anchorman,” Brokaw said. “But this is truly a humbling experience.”
The calendar has flipped to May, but winter has made a return appearance to southeastern Minnesota where residents are digging out of an unseasonable dump of wet heavy snow.