Local

Gardy Ejected After Rare Call

Gardy Ejected After Rare Call

Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire was ejected in the fourth inning of the Twins’ game against theĀ Oakland Athletics after an unusual play.

Gardenhire was thrown out after umpires huddled and awarded Jed Lowrie a two-run double after originally calling his line drive down the first-base line foul. Umpire Bill Miller had to dance out of the way of Lowrie’s hit as it landed in front of him and ruled it foul.

Lowrie objected, and Athletics manager Bob Melvin came out to argue.

Miller then huddled with the entire umpire crew for a couple of minutes. Once the conference was finished, crew chief Dale Scott awarded Lowrie a two-run double.

Gardenhire immediately came out of the Twins’ dugout and argued for close to five minutes with Scott and Miller, who eventually ejected the manager.

The Athletics scored 10 runs in the fourth to open a 13-1 lead Wednesday night.

Recent Headlines

in National

Making headlines this week

AP551405499326_2

A look back on the news that made headlines this week and the stories you won't forget.

in Local

More College Students in Need of Financial Aid

college cost

College students, including those at Mount Marty College in Yankton, are experiencing more debt and need more access to funds.

in Local

Utility Rates Expected to Increase with New EPA Rule

photo 4

The pollution may come down, but utility rates will rise if a new proposed rule by the EPA is put to use in the nation's power plants.

in Local

Teacher Pay on Radar for 2015 Legislature

College Money Student

Although the state ended the fiscal year with a surplus, Senator Bill Van Gerpen says South Dakota's education might not benefit all that much.

in Local

Midwest Economics Sank in July

MoneyDollarsCoins

Ernie Goss, Ph.D., says the Business Conditions Index for the region was down in July.