The Twins open up a four-game series against the New York Yankees tonight at Target Field. Scott Diamond will take the mound for Minnesota. He is 5-and-7 with a 5.40 ERA in 14 starts this season. The Yanks will counter with veteran lefty Andy Pettitte, who is 5-and-6 with a 4.22 ERA.
Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.
Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.
Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.
Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.