In an interview on the Vikings Radio Network, rookie wide receiver Greg Childs says, "I will be a steal of the draft." Childs, a fourth-round pick by the Vikings, was one of the top receivers in the country in 2010 before suffering a knee injury that slowed him down.
Body of missing Mankato woman believed to have been found
A canoer found the body in a swamp near Eagle Lake Friday.
MN GOP endorses attorney general, secretary of state candidates
Kim Crockett was endorsed as the party's candidate for secretary of state, while Jim Schultz won the endorsement for attorney general.
Volunteer firefighter identified as man killed during Thursday storms
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office confirmed that 63-year-old Ryan Erickson died when a grain bin fell on him.
Firm takes on case defending Taco Chon against Taco John's lawsuit
The local Mexican restaurant is fighting a case presented by Taco John's over naming rights, among other things.
Worker killed in skid loader accident was 23-year-old apprentice lineman
Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative called the incident "the unthinkable."
Raging North Shore rivers overtake bridges, snap trees in half
Pedestrian bridges near the Lutsen Resort have been damaged by the vast river flow.
Stillwater teen drowned while helping save friend struggling in river
The 17-year-old was identified Friday.
Nation's first city-owned EV car share service gets official Twin Cities launch
Subscriptions cost between $0-$30 a month.
Stevens County may have been hit the hardest by Thursday storms
The entire county was without power after the storms blew through Thursday evening.
3 killed, 1 critical after trio of crashes in Minnesota Thursday
One person also faces life-threatening injuries in a crash that happened in Olmsted County.
Mora woman saves pelican caught in fishing line for days
A birthday fishing trip shapes into a heroic tale.
Vikings rookie Greg Childs suffers season-ending dual knee injury
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Childs was clutching his right knee when he was carted off the field toward the end of Saturday's training camp scrimmage. Fox Sports North reports the rookie went up to catch a pass and screamed in pain as he hit the ground.
Vikings: The story of Jarius Wright & Greg Childs in small-town Arkansas
Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press spent a week with Vikings rookie wide receivers Jarius Wright and Greg Childs. The two grew up together, played football together and now their in the NFL together. It's an amazing story worth a read.
Vikings take Jarius Wright, Rhett Ellison and Greg Childs in 4th round of draft
The Minnesota Vikings grabbed Arkansas receiver Jarius Wright with their first pick in the fourth round. They also picked up Southern Cal tight end Rhett Ellison and Arkansas receiver Greg Childs with their second and third selections in the fourth-round of the NFL draft Saturday.
Spielman analyzes top draft prospects
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman talked extensively about draft prospects during a radio interview on Thursday. Spielman says USC left tackle Matt Kalil is "very nasty when you watch him on tape." He also says LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne is a "unique talent" and that Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon's 40 yard dash time at the NFL Combine will "determine a lot."
Vikings' Greg Childs undergoes surgery on ruptured knee tendons
Rookie wide receiver Greg Childs was scheduled to have surgery Monday to repair the ruptured patellar tendons in both of his knees. He suffered the injury in a freak accident during the Vikings Saturday night preseason practice. Childs told head coach Leslie Frazier that he would be back next year.
Anthony Carter to introduce Vikings' second and third round draft picks
33 NFL alumni will be introducing picks during the NFL Draft, and Anthony Carter will be announcing the Vikings' second and third selections. Carter played nine seasons as a wide receiver in Minnesota, catching 478 passes for 7,636 yards and 52 touchdowns.
Sansevere: Vikings should draft Kalil in 1st, cornerback in 2nd, receiver in 3rd
Bob Sansevere has a draft plan for the Minnesota Vikings. If he were in charge, he would select Souther Cal left tackle Matt Kalil with the third overall pick. Then he would take a cornerback in the second round and a deep threat wide receiver in the third round.
Vikings' Burton: 'I sucked at tackle football'
Wide receiver Stephen Burton provided fans with a great quote this week when he said, "I really, really sucked at tackle football. Contact was something that I wasn't too fond of." Vikings' reporter Tom Pelissero points out that Burton could play a bigger role this season if he can handle the contact and continue establishing rhythm with Christian Ponder.
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