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Wolves flounder in home loss to revived Denver

The Timberwolves were beaten 100-85 at Target Center by a Denver team that lost 19 of its last 22 games.

George Takei shows wit with Mpls. show

In town for a two-night “Wits” gig, the social media star and “Star Trek” icon’s current passion is the Broadway musical he’s mounting this fall.





Twins Insider
Postgame: Slow start, good finish to Molitor's managerial debut

Twins' brightest prospects all play a role in exhibition victory over the Gophers.

Debut Dad
It's official: Nobody knows anything for sure about babies

There have been human babies for millions of years. And apparently we've learned nothing about them.

Paul Douglas on Weather
Winter Fades - Hints of April Next Week

Here's a prediction: this is about as cold as you're going to feel for the next 7-9 months. Temperatures thaw out rapidly tomorrow; a streak of 40s and even …





Mark Craig
Craig: In NFL free agency, it's buyer beware

There are plenty of general managers with cap space to spare who are ready to roll the dice.

Patrick Reusse
Reusse: Oft-traded Leopold ends up where he wanted to be

John Mariucci played for the Chicago Blackhawks for five seasons before and after World War II. He returned to the NHL as an assistant coach for the expansion Minnesota …

Rustica's Horton selling bakery to Dogwood Coffee owner

Horton exiting Rustica Change is coming to Rustica (3220 W. Lake St., Mpls., rusticabakery.com). After nearly 11 years of nonstop baking (more on that in a moment), owner Steve Horton is …


Molly Priesmeyer
My annual vacation to Plastic Island

A trip to the beach is a stark reminder of how much plastic is littering the earth.

The Home Inspector
DIY confessions: Urinal installation and my tale of woe

I rarely tell personal stories, but here goes one. I’m sure any good plumber could have installed a urinal in a few hours, but I’m not a good plumber.

Minnesota on Tap
Beer classes now in session

Rob Shellman knew he wanted to work in the beer business after falling in love with it back in 2005 while pursuing an acting career out in LA.