Local

Twins Trade Doumit

The Twins have traded catcher Ryan Doumit  to Atlanta.  FOX Sports reports the Twins receive minor league left-handed pitcher Sean Gilmartin.  Doumit adds catching depth after Brian McCann signed with the Yankees.  The 33-year-old hit .247 with 14 home runs and 55 RBI for the Twins last season.  Gilmartin went 4-and-8 with a 5.08 ERA in 20 minor league starts in 2013.

Recent Headlines

7 hours ago in National

‘Flags in’ for Memorial Day weekend

flags16146721748085

The tradition marks the beginning of Memorial Day weekend activities around the nation.

9 hours ago in National

Trump wins the Republican nomination for president

trumpAP

Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president.

11 hours ago in Agriculture

House Ag Subcommittee Looks at GIPSA Rule

Capitol 2016 MKR

At Wednesday’s hearing of the House Agriculture Committee’s livestock subcommittee pork industry leaders expressed opposition to USDA re-proposing the GIPSA…

11 hours ago in Agriculture

WCB Farmers Face Planting Delays

Wet Fields MKR

Farmers in a pocket of the western corn belt are facing planting delays that aren’t being adequately reflected in the…

11 hours ago in Agriculture

Governor Dayton Considers Special Session for Unfinished Business

Minneapolis Minnesota Skyline Art approved clipart

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton says he’s willing to call a special session to work on unfinished business, including a transportation…