Royals Hold Court Over Twins 7-6; Joe Nathan HonoredMike Moustakas homered for the first time since mid-August, Brandon Moss also went deep and Kansas City held off Minnesota 7-6 on Friday night.
Twins Plan Retirement Tribute For Joe NathanSix-time All-Star Joe Nathan, who is eighth on the all-time list with 377 saves, has decided at age 42 to retire.
Teacher Certification Bill Earns Broad Support In Minn. LegislatureAdvocates say streamlined licensing would make it easier to fill math and science roles, and recruit teachers of color and out-of-state teachers.
PSEO Program Marks 30 Years In Helping H.S. Students Get College CreditThe Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program is in its 30th year and continues to allow students to take classes in high school that will gain them college credit.
Settled With Twins, Perkins Has 'Zero Desire' To LeaveThe contract Glen Perkins has with the Minnesota Twins goes through at least 2017, so the All-Star closer wouldn't have to think about switching teams for a while. He already has. He would never do it.
ACT Testing To Be Given To All Minn. High School JuniorsA big change is coming to the way Minnesota’s high school seniors are measured for their proficiency in learning. That's because the 2013 state legislature decided to scrap the longtime requirement for GRAD testing to measure competency in key areas as a condition of graduation.
Rangers Slip Past Twins 2-1 In The 9thLeonys Martin hit a game-winning bases-loaded single with two out in the ninth inning to give the Texas Rangers a 2-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins Saturday night. Alex Rios doubled with one out against losing pitcher Caleb Thielbar (2-2). Two walks and one out later, Martin sent a ground ball past Brian Duensing, the Twins' third pitcher of the inning, to send Rios home.
Edina Approves Early Start To School YearThe Edina School Board has voted unanimously in support of an early start in 2014-2015 school year, which would begin the week before Labor Day.
Twins Lose To Rangers 4-3Nelson Cruz hit an RBI double in the 10th inning to lead the Texas Rangers to a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night, snapping their five-game losing streak.
Research Documents Charter Schools' GrowthA new analysis of Minnesota school data finds charter enrollment nearly quadrupled in the past decade.
Rangers Rally Past Twins 4-3, And Nathan Gets Save Josh Hamilton's two-run homer in the eighth capped a three-run inning for the Texas Rangers and set up Joe Nathan for the save against his former team in a 4-3 victory on Sunday over the Twins, their first series sweep in Minnesota since 1999.
Twins Looking For Leadership After Veterans LeaveThere's a different vibe in the Minnesota Twins clubhouse this spring. Michael Cuddyer, Joe Nathan and Jason Kubel are gone, and the Twins are still adjusting to the loss of the three steadying influences.
Twins Looking For Leadership After Veterans LeaveThere's a different vibe in the Minnesota Twins clubhouse this spring.
Joe Nathan Makes Himself Home With RangersBack-to-back AL championships got the Texas Rangers another prize in veteran Joe Nathan.
Rangers Sign Nathan, Move Feliz To Rotation Joe Nathan and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a two-year contract with a club option for 2014, a move that means closer Neftali Feliz will shift to the starting rotation.