Welcome to cold front number 1, complete with instability showers the next couple of afternoons. A stronger cold front charges south of the border the latter half of this week, complete with "highs" in the 40s and 50s, and a few flurries up north. Atmospheric revenge for last week's 80s? Check the blog for more details. -Todd Nelson
It's an important night for the Twins as they face Cincinnati in the penultimate game of the regular season. The Twins can clinch the AL Central with a win and a White Sox loss to the Cubs. A win by the Twins under any circumstances means they would clinch home field for the first round.
We salvage a lukewarm Saturday, but watch for T-storms later today - marking the leading edge of a cool, Canadian correction that dominates our weather next week. Wind-whipped showers arrive Sunday and Monday; a secondary, reinforcing push of chilly air shows up Wednesday. Temperatures run 10-15F below average, but the metro should stay frost-free. Check the blog for more updates. -Todd Nelson
The Twins can clinch a home playoff berth as they face Cincinnati tonight at Target Field and get Nelson Cruz back in the lineup.
This Saturday's ribbon cutting event includes an art exhibition, live performances, and lots of food trucks
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An 0-2 start while allowing the second-most points in the NFL is as bad as it gets. The opening gamesw have left Vikings fans with a lot of questions.
As he waits for word of when Boston Bruins training camp will start, Nick Wolff will play for a couple of months and hone his skills with the DVTK Polar Bears, a Slovakian league team based in Miskocl, Hungary.
It is as inevitable as duplicitous politicians, trolls on social media, bugs in your Lemonade: the sun is sinking ever lower in the southern sky and at some point (momentarily) longer nights will brew up a chilling airmass, a poignant reminder that we fully enjoy all four seasons here in Minnesota. The honeymoon is drawing to a close. Next week will feel like the third week of October.
A win over the Titans would go a long way toward getting back on track. But a loss? At least through three games, it would put the 2020 Vikings in very unflattering company.
After losing linebacker Anthony Barr to a season-ending pectoral injury, the Vikings are signing a veteran with plenty of starting experience.
Wednesday was fairly photogenic - more late July than late September with temperatures almost 15F above average. Showers taper this morning and we salvage another lake-worthy day on Friday before an inevitable parade of cool fronts. The weekend looks so-so with afternoon showers. By the latter half of next week temperatures may not climate out of the 40s and 50s by day - a rude reminder that October has, in fact, arrived.
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With four games remaining in the regular season, the Twins are vying for a home playoff berth.
Mike Hughes watched Vikings defensive backs run through position drills from the sideline of Wednesday’s practice.
Josh Donaldson gave custom robes to his teammates — casual elegance as they enter quarantine heading into the postseason. One of the robes caused quite a stir during Tuesday's game.
Tuesday was about as good as it ever gets: 80-degree warmth, without the humidity, raging thunderstorms or over-eager bugs. Today should be just as warm, but this time enough instability may be present for late-day T-storms, heaviest north of MSP. Warmth spills into Friday, but by this time next week there will be no doubt in your mind that October is right around the corner.
The Gophers men's and women's basketball teams announced Tuesday on National Voter Registration Day they are 100% registered to vote on Nov. 3. NCAA athletes learned last week they will have Election Day off to vote.