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Wolves Fans Come Out In Droves For Scrimmage

The line to watch a Minnesota Timberwolves summer scrimmage stretched for blocks from Target Center through the Skyway in downtown Minneapolis Wednesday. “We’ve got a good, young core of players so I’m excited to see what we’ve got,” fan Matt Ostby said.

07/08/2015

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Timberwolves Expecting Big Turnout For Summer Showcase

The Minnesota Timberwolves are expecting a large turnout at Target Center Wednesday night as the team is hosting a Summer Showcase ahead of the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. The team is hosting an open scrimmage to the general public, and admission is free.

07/08/2015

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Moore, Minnesota Lynx Dominate Second Half, Beat Storm 82-57

Maya Moore scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx dominated the second half for an 82-57 win over the Seattle Storm on Friday night.

07/03/2015

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Timberwolves Hosting Free Scrimmage For Public July 8

If you want to get an early look at the Minnesota Timberwolves before they head to the NBA Summer League, you can do next week without using your wallet. The Timberwolves announced that they will host an open scrimmage at Target Center at 7 p.m. next Wednesday, July 8.

07/01/2015

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Joy And Optimism In Minnesota After Timberwolves Take Towns

Thousands of long-suffering Minnesota Timberwolves fans filed into Target Center on Thursday night to see their downtrodden team enjoy a rare moment in the NBA’s driver’s seat. They came to see their team select Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns with the No. 1 overall pick, and they did not go home disappointed.

06/25/2015

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Timberwolves Fans Excited For NBA Draft Night

It’s a big day for Minnesota basketball fans. The NBA Draft is being held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Thursday night, and the Timberwolves have the No. 1 overall pick.

06/25/2015

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Fatal Stabbing Happened In Troubled Area Of Downtown

Minneapolis police are investigating a possible stabbing in a parking ramp near Target Center Thursday morning. The stabbing occurred inside the A-Ramp at 101 N 9th Street in downtown Minneapolis near Target Center.

06/25/2015

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Nickelback’s Minneapolis Show Canceled Due To Medical Emergency

Fans of Nickelback — prepared to be bummed. The Canadian rockers have canceled the remaining dates of their North American tour due to a medical emergency. Live Nation says singer Chad Kroeger needs surgery after a cyst developed on his voice box.

06/23/2015

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Timberwolves Hosting Free Draft Party At Target Center

The Minnesota Timberwolves are ready to have a big night in the NBA Draft on Thursday, and they want fans to be a part of it as much as possible. The Timberwolves, for the first time in franchise history, will have the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday night’s draft. Fans are invited to Target Center for a free Draft Party.

06/23/2015

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Janet Jackson To Perform In Concert At Target Center

Janet Jackson is returning to Minneapolis, the city she loved enough to shout out during that break in “Escapade,” this November as part of her just-announced concert tour. Miss-Jackson-if-you’re-Nasty’s Unbreakable World Tour is making a stop at the Target Center on November 1.

06/15/2015

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Again League Favorites, Lynx Open Season At Home Vs. Tulsa

The WNBA announced Thursday the results of its annual survey of the league’s general managers. The Lynx were predicted to be champions for the third time in five years. They collected two-thirds of the votes.

06/04/2015

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Hello Kitty Purrs Into Minneapolis!

Hello Kitty is a pop culture icon, and she’s here in Minnesota this weekend only. She’s kicking off her North America tour called “Hello Kitty’s Supercute Friendship Festival.”

05/30/2015

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Lynx Plan 2 Weeks Of Events Before June 5 Home Opener

The Minnesota Lynx have multiple events planned over the next two weeks as they gear up for their June 5 home opener against the Tulsa Shock.

05/21/2015

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Lynx Single-Game Tickets Go On Sale Saturday

The Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday that single-game tickets for the 2015 season go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets will be available at the Target Center box office from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and they’re available for purchase on the Minnesota Lynx web site.

04/30/2015

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WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (April 4)

For many, this weekend is filled with religious significance, with Passover beginning Friday evening and Easter being celebrated by Christians everywhere on Sunday.

04/04/2015

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Mpls. City Council Approves Updated $129M Target Center Renovation

The Minneapolis City Council has approved an updated Target Center renovation – now estimated at $129 million – with an 11-2 vote Friday morning.

04/03/2015

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Faribault Dance Team Doubts Sincerity Of Lakeville South’s Apology

It’s been a month and a half since a dance team’s state title was protested by their competitors. Last month, the Faribault dance team won the State 3-A high kick competition.

The five teams they were competing against refused to take their places during the ceremony.

03/31/2015

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Cost Of Target Center Renovation Increases By $30M

The cost to renovate Target Center is going up. An updated budget unveiled at Minneapolis City Hall this week shows the cost has climbed to nearly $129-million.

03/25/2015

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WCHA, NCHC Tournaments On Tap For Twin Cities

College hockey conference tournaments are converging on the Twin Cities this weekend. Regular season champion Minnesota State will take the ice at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul in pursuit of its second straight Broadmoor Trophy for the WCHA playoff title.

03/18/2015

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Class 2A Championship: Melrose Area 63, Caledonia 51

For 41 years, Melrose Area battled to get back to the state tournament. Once they did, they made the most of it. The Dutchmen earned their first state appearance since 1974, then capped off a whirlwind postseason with a 63-51 victory over Caledonia in the Class 2A boys basketball state championship game Saturday at Target Center.

03/14/2015

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Class 1A Championship: Rushford-Peterson 51, Maranatha Christian Academy 44

Rushford-Peterson beat Maranatha Christian Academy 51-44 in the Class 1A boys basketball championship game Saturday at the Target Center. Alex Vix scored a game-high 23 points and fellow senior Charlie Krambeer added 17 for Rushford-Peterson.

03/14/2015

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Melrose Basketball Team At State Tournament For 1st Time In 40+ Years

It’s been more than 40 years since the Melrose Minnesota “Dutchmen” have played in the Boys State High School Basketball Tournament. But they’ll take on Redwood Valley at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Target Center.

03/11/2015

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Esko, DeLaSalle, Lakeville North Out To Defend State Titles

Esko, DeLaSalle and Lakeville North have returned to the boys state basketball tournament to defend titles. The tournament begins Wednesday at Target Center and Williams Arena, the 19th year of the four-class format.

03/10/2015

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Nickelback Postpones Tonight’s Concert

“Too Bad.” Nickelback will perform “Someday” soon in the Twin Cities, but “If Today Was Your Last Day,” the rock band’s fans would be left asking “What Are You Waiting For?” Nickelback were scheduled to perform at the Target Center in Minneapolis Friday evening.

03/06/2015

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Shania Twain Bringing Her ‘Final’ Tour To Minneapolis

She’s still the one. And she does impress us much. One of the world’s best-selling female artist in history, Shania Twain, announced on Wednesday her first North American tour in more than 11 years. She also announced it was to be her final concert tour.

03/04/2015

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