The Twins begin a five-game road trip tonight in Cleveland against the Indians. The teams will play three games before Minnesota heads to Miami for two contests. Samuel Deduno will start tonight for the Twins. He is 3-and-1 with a 3.26 ERA in five starts. The Indians will counter with Scott Kazmir, who is 3-and-4 with a 5.89 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.