Derrick Rose: Minnesota Timberwolves star CRIES and makes Jimmy Butler revelation

The Timberwolves dropped star man Jimmy Butler from their squad for the first time this season as he looks to force a trade away. But Rose stepped up in Butler’s absence scoring half-a-century in 41 minutes, which included four rebounds and six assists. The 2011 MVP really stepped up to the plate to produce a […]

Ajit Pai helped Charter kill consumer-protection rules in Minnesota

Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum vehicle. (credit: Charter) A court ruling that limits state regulation of cable company offerings was praised by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, who says the ruling supports his contention that the FCC can preempt state-level net neutrality rules. The new court ruling found that Minnesota’s state government cannot regulate […]

The internet was entranced by a raccoon that climbed to the top of a Minnesota skyscraper

Guardian News / YouTube The internet was gripped by a daring raccoon that climbed a 23-storey skyscraper in Minnesota, USA. Nicknamed the #MPRraccoon after a local radio station, the animal drew small crowds and a lot of online support. The raccoon finally made it to the top of the building at 3 AM this morning, […]

The Scott Walker of Minnesota Is Ready for His Close-up

The candidates scrunch together in front of the fireplace, with frozen practiced smiles. The photographer crouches. A hush falls over the well-dressed donors and activists on hand for an evening of “candidate speed dating” at Edina Country Club, one of Minnesota’s most exclusive addresses. Just before the shutter clicks, one of the four breaks ranks. […]

The 2017 Minnesota High School All Hockey Hair Team has been unveiled and it is as fantastic as ever

YouTube/Game On! Minnesota This year’s Minnesota State High School All Hockey Hair Team have been announced. In a first, the top spot went to a player from the girls’ state tournament. Our personal faves were two players dubbed the “Jolly Ginger Giant” and the “Railroad Baron.” In what has become one of the most highly anticipated […]

Minnesota police remove ‘disgusting’ memorial to woman shot by Somali cop

Police in Minneapolis have removed a candlelit memorial for Justine Ruszczyk Damond, an Australian woman who was fatally shot by a Minneapolis officer, after discovering the shrine was placed by ethno-nationalists. On Friday, members of Identity Evropa took credit for placing 12 candles, several roses, and a sign that read “United We Stand” outside the […]

Techstars launches Minnesota accelerator for agriculture and food startups

International startup accelerator Techstars announced today that it is launching a new ag tech accelerator in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. Called the Farm-to-Fork Accelerator, the program will be managed by Brett Brohl, previously an entrepreneur in resident at Techstar’s Retail Accelerator, also based in Minnesota. Cargill and Ecolab, some of the largest players in the ag tech […]

Minnesota governor calls mosque bombing an ‘act of terrorism’

Thomson Reuters (Reuters) – Minnesota’s governor called the bombing of a mosque outside Minneapolis the previous day “an act of terrorism” during a visit to the site on Sunday. Police in Bloomington, Minnesota, were called on Saturday at 5:05 a.m. local time about an explosion at the Dar Al Farooq mosque, after a bomb was […]

Release of 40k mink in Minnesota dubbed ‘domestic terrorism’ by sheriff

Nearly 40,000 domesticated American mink have been released into the wild by trespassers, and now a family-owned farm in Minnesota is scrambling to gather the small, semi-aquatic mammals. Authorities have deemed the incident “a disaster.” Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson of Eden Valley is calling it “domestic terrorism.” The FBI has joined the investigation and […]