Local: Sports

Sports

twins

Walters Odd Man Out

P.J. Walters pitched better Wednesday, but not well enough to keep his spot in Minnesota.

BasketballClose

Lynx Host Griner

The Minnesota Lynx return to action on Sunday as they host Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury at Target Center.

Twins Swept By Yanks

Vernon Wells drove in three runs to lead a 13-hit attack as the Yankees outslugged the Twins 9-5 to sweep the four-game series at Target Field.

hockey

Wild Make Decisions

The Wild will not extend an offer to center Matt Cullen, making him a free agent when the market opens today.

baseball5

Gordon On Sidelines

Royals left fielder Alex Gordon is expected to miss at least a few more days after a hard fall on Wednesday.

football3

Huskers Add Recruits

The Nebraska football team celebrated Independence Day by adding a pair of recruits from Missouri.

twins

Gibson Gets Second Start

The Twins look to avoid a four-game sweep by the Yankees as the teams wrap up their series today at Target Field.

Cano Beats Twins Again

A three-run sixth inning highlighted by a two-run Robinson Cano double gave the Yankees a 3-2 win over the Twins at Target Field.

hockey

Wild Star An All Star

Wild defenseman Ryan Suter was named to the 2012-13 NHL First-Team on Wednesday.

baseball

Gordon Takes A Tumble

Royals left fielder Alex Gordon has a right hip contusion and possible concussion after taking a hard spill while chasing a deep fly ball last night against Cleveland.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Midwestern Economy Down From August

money 20

The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group released the monthly survey of economic indicators throughout the Midwest.

in Local

Minimum Wage Increase Would Affect More Than Minimum Wage Workers

Money Coins

A recent analysis of an increase in the minimum wage finds that workers making more than minimum wage could also see upward pressure on their income.

in Local

South Dakota Infant Death Rate Down in 2013

Pregnant woman

The number of babies that died during their first year of life was down in 2013.

in Local

El Nino Could Mean More Winter Moisture

sd winter

South Dakota State Climatologist Dennis Todey says the coming winter could be a wet one with milder temperatures.

in Local

Changes To Iowa Snap Program

MoneyDollarsCoins

It now costs Iowa grocery stores and other businesses more to accept payments through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.