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Popular Minnesota Court of Appeals judge, former attorney retires after 40 year career
Philando Castile case: As jury selection begins, what do both sides look for?
Montevideo residents seek to help immigrants
Three veterans airlifted after Memorial Day crash in van with 5 other Legion members in far northern Minnesota
Senator McCain says Putin bigger threat than ISIS
UPDATE: Tiger Woods says unexpected reaction to prescribed meds to blame for arrest, not alcohol
UPDATE: In matchup of first-place teams, Astros rally with huge 8th inning to blast Twins
Adam Thielen looks to show Vikings last season wasn't a fluke
Twins option Kennys Vargas with some regret
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Timothy D. Claussen
Donald E. Bjork
Evelyn F. Carlson
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
Column: Lessons from a great leader
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
POW! BAM! WHAM! How to put the ARRRRR back in America.
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
April 24, 2017
Former No. 1 overall pick Long, who played briefly for Vikings, retires
Former No. 1 pick Jake Long announced his NFL retirement on Monday, April 24, after nine injury-plagued seasons. The left tackle, the first overall...
April 24, 2017 - 1:51pm
April 23, 2017
Vikings: Plenty of draft options at RB, including Joe Mixon teammate Samaje Perine
The Vikings could end up replacing former Oklahoma star Adrian Peterson with another running back who played at Oklahoma. But it might not be...
April 23, 2017 - 11:30pm
April 19, 2017
Ex-NFL star Hernandez dies from suicide on day Patriots visit White House
BOSTON -- Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself on Wednesday in a prison cell where he was serving a life sentence...
April 19, 2017 - 2:34pm
Here's some directions the Vikings can take with the 48th pick
When the NFL Draft begins selections in Philadelphia April 27, the Minnesota Vikings will sit out the first day and make their first pick at...
April 19, 2017 - 2:19pm
April 18, 2017
Rape charges against former NFL player Ray McDonald dropped
A felony rape charge against former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald was dismissed on Monday because his accuser did not want to...
April 18, 2017 - 8:10am
April 15, 2017
All eyes on Gopher quarterback prospects
MINNEAPOLIS — Starting with a long completion on the first play, Gophers sophomore quarterback Demry Croft produced a strong showing in Saturday's spring scrimmage at TCF Bank Stadium. Croft, who redshirted last year after serving as Mitch Leidner's backup in 2015, connected...
April 15, 2017 - 11:30pm
April 12, 2017
St. Louis sues NFL for more than $1B for loss of Rams football team
ST. LOUIS — The city of St. Louis and other regional groups on Wednesday, April 12 filed a lawsuit against the National Football League...
April 12, 2017 - 12:57pm
2017 NFL Draft: Vikings projected to nab controversial runner, then blocker
The Minnesota Vikings have eight picks in the NFL Draft with their first pick at No. 48 overall, in the second round. Things will be strange...
April 12, 2017 - 10:25am
April 11, 2017
Marshawn Lynch, Patriots could be a fit
BOSTON — Retired running back Marshawn Lynch may have interest in the New England Patriots if talks with the Oakland Raiders break off. Lynch...
April 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 10, 2017
Gophers move Carter Coughlin to rush end to get best 11 on the field
MINNEAPOLIS — When the Gophers split into groups for individual drills in spring practices, most positions have platoons of players to...
April 10, 2017 - 9:19pm
Vikings announce 2017 preseason schedule
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings will have a primetime matchup included in their slate of preseason games for the 2017 season. The...
April 10, 2017 - 4:23pm
April 9, 2017
Fleck communicates, connects with Gophers as Leadership Council meets
MINNEAPOLIS—Before sunrise Thursday, the Gophers' Leadership Council had filled the first two rows in the team's meeting room at the Gibson...
April 9, 2017 - 6:18pm
April 6, 2017
Vikings hope to host high school games at new practice facility
EAGAN, Minn. — With U.S. Bank Stadium firmly entrenched as the home of the Prep Bowl, the Vikings' new practice facility in Eagan also...
April 6, 2017 - 6:27pm
April 4, 2017
Keenum excited to play with Bradford again, now with Vikings
MINNEAPOLIS — Case Keenum was only a practice squad player with the St. Louis Rams in 2014, but he remembers sharing video study sessions with...
April 4, 2017 - 7:31pm
QB Romo retires, will join Nantz in booth on CBS
Tony Romo plans to pursue a career in broadcasting even if the Dallas Cowboys release him as expected. ESPN's Adam Schefter, who is represented...
April 4, 2017 - 4:23pm