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Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
KRA fined for Willmar fireworks incident
Willmar convenience store robbery suspect pleads not guilty
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
Updated: Bridgewater out for season with dislocated knee, torn ACL
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Charles "Chuck" Green
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 28, 2016
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
MINNEAPOLIS—Teddy Bridgewater gave the fans at U.S. Bank Stadium plenty to cheer about and then he turned into a cheerleader. The Vikings...
August 28, 2016 - 9:51pm
August 26, 2016
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
MINNEAPOLIS—A high sky shone over Winter Park on Thursday, the sun up and the humidity down. A gentle southeasterly breeze, the friendly...
August 26, 2016 - 11:37pm
Upon further review, Peterson decides not to play in preseason
MINNEAPOLIS—Adrian Peterson hasn't run the ball in a preseason game since 2011. And that won't be changing this year. The Vikings running...
August 26, 2016 - 8:55pm
August 23, 2016
Bridgewater throwing in practice
MINNEAPOLIS—Wide receiver Charles Johnson said the Vikings had their leader back Tuesday. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, who missed Thursday's...
August 23, 2016 - 10:24pm
Broken hand not stopping roster hopes for Vikings' Roberson
MINNEAPOLIS—Tre Roberson isn't going to let a broken bone in his right hand stop him from trying to grab a spot on the Vikings' 53-man roster. Roberson, an undrafted rookie cornerback, suffered the injury during the second quarter of Minnesota's preseason opener Aug. 12 at Cincinnati....
August 23, 2016 - 10:23pm
August 21, 2016
Former Vikings QBs unsure of Bridgewater's deep ball ability
MINNEAPOLIS—Warren Moon once was very effective throwing deep for the Vikings. So was Tommy Kramer. Now, both former Minnesota Pro Bowl...
August 21, 2016 - 11:19pm
August 19, 2016
NFL: Vikings edge Seahawks on late interception TD
Minnesota cornerback Marcus Sherels returned an interception 53 yards for the winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter, lifting the Vikings...
August 19, 2016 - 3:33am
August 17, 2016
Walsh, Vikings not lingering on playoff miss
MINNEAPOLIS — If revenge is a dish best served cold, then the Vikings are seven months and 90 degrees late to their reunion with the Seahawks,...
August 17, 2016 - 11:19pm
August 15, 2016
Pro Football Hall Of Fame tabs Easley as Class of 2017 senior finalist
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced on Monday that former Seattle Seahawks safety Kenny Easley has been selected as a senior finalist for the Class of 2017. The Seniors Committee gathered in Canton, Ohio, on Monday and named its finalist in Easley, who was selected with a first-round...
August 15, 2016 - 10:27pm
August 14, 2016
Vikings win not good enough for Zimmer
MANKATO, Minn.—Mike Zimmer raised his preseason record to 10-1 with a 17-16 win over his former team, the Bengals, in Cincinnati on Friday. But that doesn't mean the Vikings' third-year head coach was smiling when his players returned to work on Sunday. "Not good enough," said...
August 14, 2016 - 11:57pm
August 12, 2016
Vikings edge Bengals in preseason opener
CINCINNATI—Undrafted rookie running back C.J. Ham scored on a 10-yard run late in the third quarter and the Minnesota Vikings held on to...
August 12, 2016 - 11:56pm
August 8, 2016
Vikings see larger role for McKinnon
MANKATO, Minn. — Adrian Peterson enters his 10th season as the Vikings' star running back knowing his snaps might diminish as the team...
August 8, 2016 - 10:30pm
August 4, 2016
Favre's induction begins run on quarterbacks
CANTON, Ohio—Since we hear so frequently that the NFL is a quarterback-driven league, one little sidelight to Brett Favre's induction this weekend into the Pro Football Hall of Fame bears a serious look. Favre and Ken Stabler will be the first quarterbacks inducted into the...
August 4, 2016 - 11:04pm
August 2, 2016
NSIC well represented in training camp
MANKATO, Minn. — Duluth native C.J. Ham has heard his named called by fans more than once at Vikings training camp this week on the Minnesota...
August 2, 2016 - 11:35pm
Sparano's just the guy to toughen Vikings' O-line
MANKATO, Minn. — Tony Sparano has it made for a made man under Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, a politically savvy and trusted lieutenant whose...
August 2, 2016 - 11:31pm