Twins Blog: Plenty To See HereThe calendar has turned to September. Kids are back in school. Football season has begun. And the Twins find themselves on the wrong side of another lop-sided record. The temptation to turn the page on the baseball season and forego any further trips to the ballpark is strong. But that would be a mistake.
What You Should Buy In SeptemberA new month means new deals. September is the perfect time to grab up any outdoor gear as we tearfully say goodbye to summer. You can score some great deals on tents and sleeping bags as stores clear out their inventory to make room for fall and winter goods.
September's Veteran Of The Month: Richard WhiteRichard White lived in many cities growing up. He was born in Butler, PA and attended 23 different schools before graduating high school. He enlisted in the Army at the age of 20 and served from 1966– 1971.
Woman Sentenced For Role In Hit-And-Run Death Of Macalester StudentA 28-year-old St. Paul woman was sentenced for her role in the hit-and-run death of a Macalester student in September 2012. Danielle Keller was recently sentenced to 25 days in prison and a $150 fine for careless driving.
Is September The Time For Flu Shots?It seems a far cry from those dreary winter days when the flu bug is biting, but under September's sunshine, the influenza season is on the minds of many as they walk down Nicollet Mall.
31 Wading Pools Stay Open Until Sept. 9Because summer won't let up, 31 Minneapolis wading pools won't close until Sunday, Sept. 8. About 30 wading pools located on or adjacent to Minneapolis Public School property closed on Aug. 26, on the first day of school. Beaches remain open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Swim docks at Nokomis, Calhoun and Harriet lakes have been removed.
Jury's Indecision Pushes Sex Trafficking Case Into SeptemberAfter five days of deliberation, a jury could not come to a unanimous decision in the case of a St. Paul sex trafficking ring that targeted vulnerable teenage girls, according to the Ramsey County Attorney. A trial date has now been set for early September, according to the attorney, in the case that prosecutes two brothers and their two uncles for sex trafficking at least 10 known victims.
Nine Inch Nails Announce New Album, Will Start Tour At XcelAfter a year of recording a super secret album, Nine Inch Nails is ready to hit the road on a new tour.
Minnesota's Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.8 Percent In SeptemberThe state’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point to 5.8 percent in September, a full two percentage points better than the national rate.
Mbakwe Suspended After Pleading Guilty To DWITrevor Mbakwe breathed a huge sigh of relief in April when the NCAA granted the star Minnesota forward a sixth season of eligibility, giving him one more chance in a college career full of them.
Summer In September: Mpls Reaches 95 DegreesJust when you thought summer was over, Tuesday’s temperatures jumped to 95 degrees in Minneapolis.
September's Veteran Of The Month: Gary WolfGary Wolf was born at West Point and raised in Minneapolis. He was a Navy officer during law school, and after passing the bar he went on an extended active duty for five years.