The NFL is trying out an expanded pat-down rule for all fans entering stadiums this season. Security personnel are now including an ankle-to-knee area to their already waist-up screening.
New Raptor Center data shows 'substantial drop' in bird flu patients
However, the virus remains a serious health threat for birds.
Hunt for inmate who escaped correctional facility in northeast MN
The 42-year-old might be in the Floodwood area.
Suspect kills himself after shooting woman and baby at Fargo restaurant
The suspect was found dead in a stolen vehicle in Minnesota.
Charges: Guest stabbed three men as they slept in Albert Lea
Investigators believe the suspect is related to all three victims.
2 charged for fentanyl overdose death of 19-year-old
The-19-year-old died from a fentanyl overdose last month.
Severe thunderstorm watch: Hail, 65 mph gusts, tornadoes possible
The watch is just north of the Twin Cities metro area.
The staggering rise of Minnesota's most famous lakes this spring
Imagine dumping Lake Minnetonka into Lake Superior 47 times.
Minnesota Senate shoots down latest marijuana legalization attempt
The bill didn't receive the required votes for further consideration on Wednesday.
Minneapolis wants to use $1M in federal cash to plant 200,000 trees
The goal is to have these trees planted by the year 2040.
MOA theater to debut wrap-around, 270-degree movie screen
The new technology will expand the movie screen onto the side walls of the theater auditorium.
Alcohol, no seatbelt possible factors in deadly southwest MN crash
The crash happened just before 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Target shares plunge on profit drop, as costs grow and customers spend less
First quarter profitability declines 52% year-over-year.
Metrodome getting new scoreboards
New LED-display boards will be replacing the 23 year old auxiliary scoreboards inside the Metrdome this summer. These scoreboards display game information on the facing of the upper deck, not to be confused with the large video screens near the roof of the Metrodome.
Unload Metrodome for $1? Lawmakers say it's an option worth considering
Two lawmakers are coming forward today (Friday) with what they say is an alternative Vikings stadium proposal. Roseville DFL Senator John Marty and Circle Pines Republican Representative Linda Runbeck are presenting the plan. Previously, Marti suggested the Vikings buy the Metrodome in Minneapolis for a dollar and the team can do with it what they want.
Vikings express urgency with less than 90 days left on Metrodome lease
With the news that a special session to discuss a viable option for a Vikings' stadium isn't happening this year, the Vikings released a statement expressing disappointment. They also say the "urgency to act" is in their hands with less than 90 days left on the Metrodome lease.
Vikings to use metal detectors on fans coming into Metrodome
The Vikings are changing the way it checks fans coming into Mall of America Field. Instead of getting a patdown, ticket holders will now be checked with a metal-detecting wand. The change starts this Sunday before the Oakland Raiders game, and will be fully implemented before the Dec. 4 home game against the Denver Broncos.
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