Ex-Vikings offensive lineman Matt Birk is back where's he's been before -- the conference championship game. Birk left the Vikings three years ago and is now anchoring Baltimore's offensive line, and he's ready to make the jump to the Super Bowl.
Flooding expected to worsen in MN's Arrowhead region
Hundreds of private homes are at-risk in northern St. Louis County.
St. Paul police: Kids in stolen car rammed squad, hid in porta-potty
The incident sent the Minnesota Capitol into a brief lockdown.
Watch: Storm updates after heavy hail slams Twin Cities
Sven Sundgaard is providing an update after Thursday's flash hail storm.
MN GOP apologizes over antisemitic sequence in candidate's campaign video
Party leader says candidate didn't know the imagery perpetuated an antisemitic trope.
Tornado, severe thunderstorm watches issued in Minnesota
In addition to possible tornadoes, there is a threat for damaging winds and very large hail.
High prices, stiff competition putting off homebuyers in Twin Cities
Prices continue to rise in the metro, but there are signs of buyer fatigue.
Series of explosions at manufacturing plant injures 6 in Wisconsin
The blast rocked the Wisconsin town just before 7:45 a.m.
MN researcher part of team behind 'revolutionary' discovery of ancient tooth in Laos
The molar found in a remote cave is believed to have belonged to a Denisovan girl who lived 164,000-130,000 years ago.
Gallery: Minneapolis penthouse comes with private elevator and 24-foot ceilings
The custom-designed home is on the market for $500K
Charges: Sting catches MN principal trying to hire child prostitute
Authorities alleged Mohamed Selim attempted to meet a 15-year-old girl for sex on Tuesday.
Nominate a 'local hero' to get a dozen Cub donuts from Salvation Army
The organization is looking for 1,000 volunteers to help with the effort in the metro.
Birk watches another Super Bowl trip fly wide left
Ex-Viking Matt Birk saw another trip to the Super Bowl go up in smoke Sunday. The Baltimore Ravens center saw kicker Billy Cundiff miss a chip-shot field goal -- wide left -- which would have sent the AFC game into overtime in New England. Birk was also on the 1998 Vikings squad (he was a rookie) when the unflappable Gary Anderson missed a key field goal -- wide left -- to help send the Atlanta Falcons to the Super Bowl that year.
Saints celebrated after Favre was injured in 2009 NFC Championship game
According to Sports Illustrated, moments after Brett Favre was injured in the 2009 NFC Championship game, an unnamed Saints player can be heard through a microphone yelling, "Pay me my money!" Saints defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove can also be heard saying, "Favre is out of the game! Favre is done! Favre is done!" This could prove costly to the Saints as the NFL investigates the team's bounty system it employed during it's run to the Super Bowl.
Jared Allen doesn't think bounties beat the Vikings in 2009 championship game
Jared Allen says the Saints were punished "accordingly" for intentionally trying to injure opponents during the 2009 season. But when it comes to blaming the Vikings' loss to the Saints in the championship game, he says, "their Bountygate had nothing to do with our five turnovers."
Gerhart expects to be ready for OTAs
When Vikings players begin organized team activities on May 29th, Toby Gerhart plans to practicing. He tells the Pioneer Press that he's in the final stages of rehabbing a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee, and "should be able to do everything" when OTAs begin.
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