The Twins open up a three-game series with the Chicago White Sox tonight at Target Field. Mike Pelfrey will take the mound for the Twins. He is 3-and-6 with a 6.12 ERA in 13 starts this season. The Sox will counter with Chris Sale, who is 5-and-5 with a 2.43 ERA.
The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.
Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start a sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State.
Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.
U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy pressed Internet providers to not strike deals that may help some websites load faster than others.