The Twins increased their roster Monday with several September call-ups from the minors. The Twins have recalled infielder Eduardo Escobar, outfielder Chris Parmelee, and pitchers Scott Diamond, Michael Tonkin, and Cole De Vries from Triple-A Rochester. The team also purchased the contracts of catcher Eric Fryer and pitcher Shairon Martis from Rochester and transferred pitcher Samuel Deduno and outfielder Wilkin Ramirez to the 60-day disabled list.
The Iowa Business Council released its fifth annual "Competitiveness Index" at its annual meeting.
According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, the recession in the U-S ended in 2009.
Yankton Area Progressive Growth has taken a leading role in identifying housing issues, and looking for solutions.
South Dakota Public Utilities Commissioner Chris Nelson has been elected Chair by his fellow commissioners.