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Former Twin to throw first pitch at Rox opener

Former Twin to throw first pitch at Rox opener

The St. Cloud Rox have revealed a special guest for their 2018 home opener. The 2017 Northwoods League champions have announced that Juan Berenguer(bear-en-gare), a former reliever and 1987 World Series champion, will throw out the first pitch at 7:05 on Friday. Berenguer will also be signing autographs and interacting with fans. The pitcher famously known as “Señor Smoke” played 15 […]

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Twins eager and ready for upcoming Puerto Rico series

Twins eager and ready for upcoming Puerto Rico series

The Minnesota Twins are finally returning to the diamond. After three straight games were postponed due to a massive blizzard, the team is beginning a highly anticipated two-game series in Puerto Rico against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday. The clubhouse was littered with blue suitcases as players have been eager for the trip.

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Cold Twins Home Opener

After days of shoveling, target field is finally ready for opening day. It took more than 70 employees and shovels to clear the field for this afternoon’s game. Employees had to turn to hot water to melt the snow and ice from the stands and concourse. Fans attending the game are urged to dress warm as the game is expected […]

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Counterfit tickets cause fans problem Superbowl weekend

Counterfit tickets cause fans problem Superbowl weekend

Minneapolis, Minnesota – If you thought the only disappointed fans Super Bowl weekend were Patriots fans, think again. According to Minneapolis police, 154 people unknowingly purchased over $900,000 worth of counterfeit Super Bowl tickets. Unfortunately for these fans, the discovery of the purchase of the fake tickets didn’t happen until they arrived at US Bank Stadium for the big game on Super Bowl Sunday. Nineteen […]

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Adrian Peterson Ordered To Pay Thousands Of Dollars

Adrian Peterson Ordered To Pay Thousands Of Dollars

Former Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson has been ordered to pay around $600,000 from the court after defaulting on a loan from the Crown Bank of Edina. He was sued back in November after failing to pay the balance of a $2.4 million loan he took out in May 2016. Peterson had defaulted on the loan back in October 2016, shortly after injuring his […]

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Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

Minneapolis Police to Combat Sex Trafficking during Superbowl

MINNEAPOLIS, MN- City leaders are looking to combat sex trafficking before super bowl season starts. Plans on how to crack down sex trafficking are being presented Wednesday morning at the City council by Minneapolis police, city and county official groups, and non profit groups. Authorities said the online sex trafficking market is a problem in Minnesota and many victims are […]

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Michigan man charged with Sexual Misconduct of a 7-year-old girl

Michigan man charged with Sexual Misconduct of a 7-year-old girl

Minneapolis, Minnesota – A man from Michigan was charged with second-degree sexual conduct for attempting to sexually assault a 7-year-old girl while he was staying as a guest at an Airbnb in Minnetonka. Derril Kinchen had rented a spare bedroom through the Airbnb website, and after just 15 minutes of him arriving back from a wedding, the girls father found […]

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Creating a Tighter Zone

Creating a Tighter Zone

ST. CLOUD, Minn;  The state of Minnesota has been discussing the issue of injuries in sports for some time now, but recently, the MSHSL released new regulations for baseball in regards to injuries due to pitching. These new regulations include monitored pitch counts and recovery time. This means that and pitcher at the varsity level has a maximum of 105 […]

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Philando Castile Court Case To Move?

Philando Castile Court Case To Move?

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The attorney’s for the police officer who shot and killed Philando Castile are trying to get the court case moved out of Ramsey County. Officer Jeronimo Yanez was charged with second degree manslaughter along with two other felonies when he fatally shot Castile last summer. His defense attorney’s are arguing that because of all the publicity […]

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92-Year-Old Ping Pong Player

92-Year-Old Ping Pong Player

PAYNESVILLE, Minn. Nearly 20 years ago today, Willie Scheel had half of his larynx removed after a bout with cancer; but cancer hasn’t kept him from doing what he loves- ping pong. An avid ping pong player and community member he hasn’t slowed down not even at 92-years-old.  He continues to deliver meals accompanied by his wife of 58 years, Gloria through the program […]

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