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Brantley has 4 of Astros' 20 hits in 14-3 rout of Twins

Jun. 13, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Michael Brantley had his second four-hit game of the series and drove in four runs, part of a 20-hit attack that helped the Houston Astros rout Minnesota 14-3 Sunday to take two of three from the Twins. Minnesota’s Michael Pineda (3-4) left after...

Officer fires gun in restraining order case; no one hit

Jun. 13, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

RUSHFORD, Minn. (AP) — Officials in a southeastern Minnesota city say a police officer fired his gun while responding to a restraining order violation. No one was hit and no injuries were reported. The Rushford Police Department said the incident occurred around 6:30...

GOP ramps up misleading attack on Democrats' policing policy

Jun. 13, 2021 10:36 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — When Minnesota Republican Tyler Kistner announced his candidacy for the U.S. House in April, he asked voters to ponder two questions: “What America will we leave for our children?" and "Will they be taught to hate their police?” Across the...

2 dead, 1 hospitalized in separate Minnesota water incidents

Jun. 13, 2021 10:27 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say two people drowned and a child who was found unresponsive in a pool was hospitalized in three separate incidents in Minnesota on Saturday. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says 46-year-old Chandra Mohan Laghuvaram, of Plymouth,...

Berríos pitching, Polanco power carry Twins past Astros 5-2

Jun. 12, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pitching has frequently been failing the Minnesota Twins this season. Not if José Berríos can help it. Berríos threw seven commanding innings against the highest-scoring team in the majors, Jorge Polanco had three RBIs and the...

Lynx beat Sparks 80-64, spoil return of Augustus

Jun. 12, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Crystal Dangerfield was 4 of 5 from 3-point range and finished with 16 points and Minnesota beat the Los Angeles Sparks 80-64 on Saturday night, spoiling the return of Lynx great — and current Sparks assistant coach — Seimone Augustus. The Lynx...

Mudcat Grant, 1st Black 20-game winner in AL, dies at 85

Jun. 12, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jim “Mudcat” Grant, the first Black 20-game winner in the American League and a key part of Minnesota's first World Series team in 1965, has died. He was 85. The Twins announced Grant's death Saturday. No cause was given. Grant's personal...

Morton man killed in ATV crash in Renville County

Jun. 12, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A 66-year-old Morton man was killed Friday when he drove his ATV out of a ditch and was hit by a minivan on Hwy. 71 in Renville County. Authorities say Richard A. Oneil died shortly after 10:30 p.m. Friday when his ATV was traveling east from the west...

South Dakota college pitcher fitted with new prosthetic arm

Jun. 12, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A college baseball player from South Dakota whose prosthetic arm was stolen was fitted with a new replacement limb Friday at a Minneapolis-area hospital. The Argus Leader reports Augustana's Parker Hanson also presented the Shriners...

1 dead following shooting outside Minneapolis church

Jun. 12, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One man was fatally shot and another wounded outside a funeral at a north Minneapolis church. The Star Tribune reports officers responded at 12:41 p.m. Friday to a report of shots fired outside Shiloh Temple. Police spokesman...