The Northwoods League announced Wednesday that they are expanding for the 2012 season.  The Lakeshore Chinooks of Mequon, Wisconsin will join the league.  Mequon is a northern suburb of Milwaukee and the Chinooks will play at the home of Concordia College.  The team's ownership group consists of several individuals including Milwaukee baseball celebrities Robin Yount and Bob Uecker.

The St. Cloud River Bats are a member of the Northwoods League.