Twins Blog: The Twins/Brewers Bowling Ball BetA case of beer, dinner, $10 or perhaps a car wash. When it comes to sports, no bet is too large or too small. Especially when it involves a friendly rivalry. An unusual one is "brewing" in the border battle between Minnesota and Wisconsin, and it involves bowling balls.
Twins Blog: All-Star Game Peanuts StatuesAs the All-Star Game gets closer, Minneapolis' twin city, St. Paul, is getting into the action. Surrounded by school children, the Minnesota Twins unveiled new All-Star lineup of jersey-wearing Peanuts characters suited up for the midsummer classic. St. Paul's native M&M boys, Paul Molitor and Joe Mauer - both All-Star Ambassadors - were there to welcome two other St. Paul icons into the All-Star lineup: Snoopy and Charlie Brown.
Twins Blog: Hope Week Ends With Military SaluteThe sounds of kids screaming and laughing echoed in the empty Target Field ball park Sunday morning. The Minnesota Twins wrapped up Hope Week with a salute to military families. Manager Ron Gardenhire hosted 25 families, welcoming them to a game of catch in the outfield.
Minnesota Music Students To Play With Midwest Jazz BandMinnesota is home to some of the most unique sounds in the music industry. The sounds of Bob Dylan, Prince, The Jayhawks and Doomtree have inspired countless of inspiring artists to pick up instruments. Many of whom come to St. Paul, Minn. to the McNally Smith College of Music where classes focus on performance, recording and engineering.
Target Field Ready To Go For Next Week's Home OpenerAfter what feels like the longest winter ever, Monday marks a sign that warmer weather is just ahead. It's Opening Day for Major League Baseball.
Crowds Flock To St. Paul To Celebrate St. Patrick's DaySt. Patrick's Day is reason enough for many people to get out and celebrate the little or no Irish in their blood. If you're in St. Paul, you won't need the help of a leprechaun to find the party, just head downtown to the sea of green.
St. Paul Business Owners Push To Move St. Paddy’s Parade To Saturday Expect to see a lot of Irish spirit this weekend. Monday is St. Patrick’s Day, but many celebrations will begin as soon as Friday.
Principal Skydives After Students Read Their Way To Victory Educators use all kinds of incentives to motivate their students, but this may be the most extreme. Principal Kip Lynk, of Eden Lake Elementary in Eden Prairie, presented a challenge to his students.
Authorites: Remember To Check, Replace CO DetectorsOn Sunday, we’ll spring ahead. Along with changing our clocks, we’re reminded to change our batteries on important household items. Yes, firefighters want us to test and change out smoke detectors twice a year, but there's another life-saving device in your home you might not be thinking about: The carbon monoxide detector.
Twins Blog: Mission Memories Over four days in late January, the Starkey Hearing Foundation created miracle after miracle, by giving the gift of hearing to hundreds of people, young and old, living in the Dominican Republic. Starkey has been coming to the Dominican for 14 years, mostly in the capital Santo Domingo. The frequent trips are necessary because the humid, salty air affects hearing aids quicker than air in other places around the world.
Twins Blog: Molitor's MissionWhen you think of a summer evening at the ballpark, a vibrant scene of sights and sounds will flood your mind. The roar of the crowd, the crack of a bat and the vendors shouting up and down the aisle. It all adds to the experience and magic of the game. However, some athletes experience the game in silence. They cannot hear.
Twins Blog: The First Starkey Mission It's a hot, sticky day in the Dominican Republic and the clouds are rolling in. Hundreds of people have traveled to Santo Domingo for help because they can't hear well. A crew of 50 people are here for them.
Twins Blog: Experiencing The Dominican RepublicAs one of the oldest cities in the new world, you instantly feel transported back in time when walking around the cobblestone streets of Santo Domingo. About three million people live in “la capital” Santo Domingo. Its rhythm can be seen - not just heard.
Twins Blog: Year-Round Baseball In The Dominican RepublicBaseball isn't just a sport in the Dominican Republic -- it's the national obsession. The Dominican is home to many talented major leaguers including Robinson Cano, Pedro Martinez, David Ortiz, Alex Rodriquez and Albert Pujols just to name a few.
Twins Blog: Paul Molitor, The Dominican Republic & StarkeyIt’s finally happening. After weeks and months of planning, the trip I’ve been dreaming about is now just days away. I can almost smell the warm, salty Caribbean air. And I can now share this exciting adventure with all of you.