ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota State Fair has finished with an all-time attendance record within reach.
Officials will weigh fairgoers' tickets on Tuesday to determine the total attendance for the 12-day Great Minnesota Get-Together.
DULUTH - Monday, roads were packed with Labor Day travelers taking their final trips to up north, and soaking up the last bit of summer.
ESKO - North Country RIDE in Esko will start the fall 2014 six- week riding session the week of September 8.
ST. PAUL - Hunters participating in Minnesota's bear season, which opens Monday, Sept. 1, are asked to avoid shooting radio-collared research bears, some of which are marked with large colorful ear tags.
BALTIMORE (AP) The Minnesota Twins intend to add eight players to their roster, including catcher Josmil Pinto and four pitchers. The moves were announced Monday before Minnesota concluded a four-game series at Camden Yards.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have been remaking their defense since Mike Zimmer took over this season as head coach. They've made several changes to the lineup, with seven new starters in their base scheme.
BALTIMORE (AP) Joe Mauer drove in four runs, Phil Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Orioles 6-4 Monday to avoid a four-game sweep.
BALTIMORE (AP) J.J. Hardy hit his fourth career grand slam during a seven-run sixth inning, Nelson Cruz connected for his major league-leading 35th home run and Ryan Flaherty also homered, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Minnesota Twins 12-8 on Sunday.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have claimed tight end MarQueis Gray and offensive tackle Mike Harris off waivers. Linebacker Larry Dean and offensive tackle Austin Wentworth were released Sunday to make room on the roster.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Maya Moore scored 13 of her 32 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx avoided elimination by beating the Phoenix Mercury 82-77 in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Sunday. Diana Taurasi scored 23 for the Mercury, who will host Game 3 on Tuesday night.