The Twins look to avoid a four-game sweep by the Yankees as the teams wrap up their series today at Target Field. Kyle Gibson makes his second career start for Minnesota. He allowed two runs in six innings for the win in his big league debut against Kansas City last week. The Yankees will counter with David Phelps, who is 5-and-5 with a 4.95 ERA.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.
State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.