The Minnesota-based Famous Dave’s BBQ has claimed top honors at the 25th annual Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off in northern Nevada. Famous Dave’s, which finished third last year, beat 23 competitor’s for this year’s $7,500 winner’s check Monday in Sparks where an estimated 500,000 people consumed more than 230,000 pounds of ribs through the holiday weekend.
As Lindsay Whalen goes, so often go the Minnesota Lynx. Whalen scored 20 points in the Lynx’ 88-64 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night.
Maya Moore scored 20 points, Rebekkah Brunson had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 94-77 Thursday night in the opener of the Western Conference finals.
Seimone Augustus has become the all-time leading scorer for the Minnesota Lynx, surpassing Katie Douglas’ franchise record with a 3-pointer early in the second quarter Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Sparks.
Seimone Augustus scored 25 points to rally the Minnesota Lynx from nine points down in the second half in a 92-84 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Thursday night.
Seimone Augustus scored 17 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 87-68 on Saturday night to earn their first playoff berth since 2004.
A report says sparks produced during maintenance probably caused last month’s fire at Soudan Underground Mine State Park near Tower.
A mother and six kids escaped a fire at their home in St Paul during the night. And the fire marshal says there’s a lesson to be learned about space heaters and furniture.