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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
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Connie Lee Ulferts (aka Key Carelli)
Will: A 'slush fund' by any other name
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
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 18, 2016
Griffen impressed by level tackle Kalil is at in preseason
SEATTLE — Everson Griffen has known Matt Kalil since 2006. He's been going against him in practices since 2008. Never has Griffen been...
August 18, 2016 - 11:26pm
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 16, 2016
Known for blocking, draft pick Morgan showing catching prowess
MINNEAPOLIS—When David Morgan first arrived in Minnesota, he had a reputation as a good blocker. It hasn't taken long for him to turn heads...
August 16, 2016 - 11:15pm
Griffen aiming for 20 sacks this year
MINNEAPOLIS—Only 11 times in NFL history has a player recorded 20 sacks in a season. Everson Griffen apparently is aiming to make it a...
August 16, 2016 - 11:15pm
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
Wentz displays good and bad in NFL preseason debut
PHILADELPHIA—The calls for Carson Wentz came in the first half of the Philadelphia Eagles' preseason opener Thursday night, Aug. 11, from...
August 12, 2016 - 11:55pm
August 10, 2016
Vikings defense not in sharing mood at joint practice
CINCINNATI — Before Wednesday's joint practice, Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis gathered his team and the Vikings on the field. "He told us, 'Let's just have a clean practice,' " said Minnesota linebacker Emmanuel Lamur, who played the previous four years with the Bengals....
August 10, 2016 - 10:53pm