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Archive for July, 2012

Twins Trade Francisco Liriano

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

After months of trade speculation, The Twins and General Manager Terry Ryan decided to trade away the enigmatic lefty who kept Twins fans wondering for the last half-decade. Francisco Liriano is now a member of the Chicago White Sox.

Mining Bill Discussions Held Off

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

If you’re keeping up with Wisconsin’s new mining bill, you’ll have to wait a little longer for results. One of Wisconsin’s largest lobbying groups, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, stated there should be no more discussions with lawmakers on the new mining bill until after elections in November. Vice President of the group Jim Buchen wrote [...]

1-Year-Old Boy Drowns In Inflatable Pool

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

The St.Louis County Sheriff’s Department reports that a 1-year-old boy drowned in an inflatable pool at a large family gathering on Thursday in Duluth.

Sgt. Wade Rasch stated that the toddler had climbed upon a ladder to enter the pool, which was filled with about 3 feet of water. No one had been using the pool at the time, as the boy drowned unnoticed.

Wolves Move Wes Johnson, Sign Kirilenko

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

The Timberwolves did a lot wheeling and dealing on Friday. The wolves traded away former 1st round pick Wesley Johnson, who had two disappointing years in Minnesota, accumulating only 7.5 points a game over his first two years in the league. The Timberwolves made the move to make cap space, and with it signed former [...]

New Requirements for Minnesota School Buses

Friday, July 27th, 2012

As a part of many new laws going into affect in the state next week, one will have to do with our children’s safety on the buses to school. No they aren’t seat belts, but all newly manufactured school buses are now required to have a protruding crossing arm. You may have already noticed buses [...]

Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Begins Today

Friday, July 27th, 2012

If you consider yourself a die-hard Vikings fan, you should very well know that today is the start of annual training camp in Mankato. First on the schedule is the team walk-through, slated for this morning at 10:30. An afternoon practice session will follow at 2:45pm. Running back Adrian Peterson is still on the physically [...]

Walker Files For Federal Aid

Friday, July 27th, 2012

After Wisconsin governor Scott Walker toured much of Wisconsin with FEMA teams, the Republican has decided to file federal disaster aid for 3 counties. Those counties happen to be Ashland, Bayfield and Douglas.