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Minn. Man Celebrates 90th Birthday By Skydiving

Have you ever thought about how you would celebrate your 90th birthday? The way Cocato native Carl Morris celebrated his may have you re-planning your party. Two weeks ago, Morris blew out the candles on his birthday cake. But our soggy weather delayed his birthday wish.

06/03/2013

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Twins Blog: Wild’s Parise, Harding & Parish Join Twins For Batting Practice

Now that the Wild’s season is over, the players assumably have a lot of time on their hands. They took a few weeks off and are back in the grind of working out and preparing to condition for the next season.

05/31/2013

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Twins Blog: Midwest Music Showcase

This summer, the Minnesota Twins are making local music fans happy. At every Wednesday home game through August, a local band will perform during games in a series the team calls “The Midwest Music Showcase.” In the past, the Twins have fielded complaints that local music wasn’t played in the stadium.

05/21/2013

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Twins Blog: ‘The Sandlot’

Twenty years ago, we were introduced to characters like Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez, Smalls, Squints, Ham and Yeah-Yeah. They were far from a pack of superheroes; just neighborhood kids trying to stay out of trouble while playing baseball.

05/17/2013

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Snowy Spring Postpones Third Game @ Target Field

Monday should have marked the 10th home game for the Twins this season. Instead, it marks the third postponed game at Target Field in 2013.

04/22/2013

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Twins Blog: The Boys Of Snowstorms

They’re supposed to be the boys of summer. This season, they’re the boys of snowstorms.

04/18/2013

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Twins Blog: Review Of ’42,’ New Jackie Robinson Movie

42 is a reminder of how we’ve progressed as a sport and a nation. When it ended I felt moved and inspired, but a part of me was also a little sad.

04/10/2013

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‘Husky Nation’ Sends Off SCSU Team Heading To Frozen Four

A Minnesota hockey team is on its way to a historical NCAA Frozen Four.

04/09/2013

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Twins Blog: Twins Bloggin’ 2013

In an effort to make every single baseball game matter in my life, I joined three fantasy baseball leagues this season. My allegiance will and always will remain with the Minnesota Twins but sometimes the Twins aren’t playing and other teams are. Being a Fantasy Baseball Manager is my favorite, least paying part-time job ever.

04/03/2013

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Twins Blog: Picking Our Favorite New Foods At Target Field

Peter Nelson and I had the pleasure of eating our way through Target Field’s new food tasting event. In keeping with the baseball theme, here’s a line up of our favorites …

03/28/2013

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Twins Blog: MLB Fan Cave Dwellers

Pop quiz, Twins Blog readers! How many games are there in a full Major League Baseball season?

02/08/2013

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Twins Blog: The 53rd Winter Caravan

The Minnesota Twins spent the past week warming up their fans with the 53rd Winter Caravan. Friday kicks off the annual TwinsFest at the Metrodome. During a stop in St. Paul, pitchers Glen Perkins and Brian Duensing told me the caravan is more than a chance to meet the fans.

01/20/2013

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Winter Brings Thousands Of Crows To The Metro

Thousands of the big black birds are suddenly being spotted in the Twin Cities, perching on trees and blanketing the sky.

01/07/2013

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Twins Blog: TwinsFest, Fifteen’s 5k & The Winter Caravan

Between the Vikings and the Wild, Minnesota sports fans have had their fill of drama and celebration this weekend.

01/07/2013

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Veteran Severely Beaten Inside NE Minneapolis Bar

A veteran who was out celebrating Veterans Day with friends says he has no idea why a group of strangers viciously attacked him.

11/11/2012

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Wis. Restaurant Driving Donated Goods To Hurricane Sandy Victims

Football Sunday across the border in Wisconsin means green and gold, but, in Hudson, the focus this week wasn’t only on the game. The focus was on helping Hurricane Sandy victims.

11/04/2012

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Nowthen Man Runs Into Burning House, Saves Woman

Ramsey firefighters say a man, who didn’t hesitate to save a woman he didn’t know, is a hero.

09/25/2012

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‘Fashion Trucks’ Rolling Into Minnesota

Food trucks have been big business in the Twin Cities for two years now, but a new type of business is rolling onto a street near you: Fashion trucks.

07/24/2012

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TwinsBlog: A Twins Game, A Free Ticket & A Crazy Night

I’ve been known to make some rash decisions in my life. I’ve sled down Suicide Hill on a metal lunch tray. I’ve worn white after Labor Day. And one time, I didn’t wait 30 minutes before swimming.

07/18/2012

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‘Cupcake Wars’ Champion Bringing Title Home To Minnesota

A Minneapolis cupcake chef has just been crowned Food Network’s Cupcake Wars champion. It’s no surprise for fans of the Cupcake shop along University Avenue in Minneapolis. Now, its owner, Kevin VanDeraa, is enjoying the sweet taste of success.

06/11/2012

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Twins T.C. Bear Celebrates 1,000th Home Game

He’s arguably been the most popular player with the Twins for the last decade, but he’s never been in the starting lineup.

05/09/2012

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More Mpls. Students Using Metro Transit In Pilot Program

High school students in the Minneapolis public system won’t be hopping on those iconic yellow school buses for much longer. The district is phasing that traditional transportation out.

04/23/2012

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Menards Hardware Store Reinventing Its Look

At the time when many hardware chains are closing stores, Menards says it opens a new location every week. Its latest has re-invented the traditional hardware store.

03/12/2012

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Minnesota Twins Gear Up For First Spring Training Game

The Minnesota Twins take the field for their first game on Saturday. While it’s only a spring training game, it could be a good indicator for how the team will play this season.

03/03/2012

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St. Paul Boy, 10, Honored For Role In Saving Mother’s Life

At 10 years old, Jayvion Jones has never won an award — until now. St. Paul Police recognized the 5th grader’s heroic actions with a special ceremony Wednesday.

01/11/2012

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