New Vikings offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz is expected to miss most or all of the preseason because of a sports hernia that will require minor surgery. The former Carolina Panthers starter, who joined the Vikings in March, got his diagnosis from a Twin Cities specialist after having trouble changing direction in practices.
Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka
The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.
6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk
The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Man found yelling for help after being shot in Minneapolis
The shooting occurred on the 800 block of Elwood Avenue North at around 9:15 p.m.
Minneapolis North principal says she was fired, district says otherwise
“MPS requires schools to follow protocols in times like that and I did not,” Friestleben said.
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.
Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M
It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.
Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation
Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.
Schwartz sidelined with abdomen injury
Vikings guard Geoff Schwartz joins a growing list of injured players at training camp in Mankato. He has been sidelined with abdominal strain and was sent back to the Twin Cities for further evaluation. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier says the former Carolina Panther was having difficulty turning his body.
Vikings agree to terms with offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz
Christian Ponder is probably feeling a littler safer today because the Vikings are expected to sign free-agent offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz. Schwartz broke the news on his Twitter page by tweeting he's "excited to be a Minnesota Viking." The 6-foot-6, 331 pound lineman is projected to replace Anthony Herrera at right guard.
Schwartz leaves Minnesota to visit 49ers
Free agent offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz visited the Vikings on Monday, but he left town without signing a contract. Schwartz wants to make all of his scheduled free agent visits, and next on his list is San Francisco. On his Twitter page Schwartz said he had an "Awesome visit with the Vikings today."
Vikings to host offensive tackle Geoff Schwartz on Monday
The Minnesota Vikings have been very inactive since the free agent market opened last week. The team signed tight end John Carlson, as well as re-signing defensive linemen Letroy Guion and Fred Evans. The next name to sign could be offensive tackle, Geoff Schwartz, who is expected to work out for the Vikings on Monday.
Vikings acquire Cardinals CB in trade, pick up former Bills OL
The Vikings did some more roster shuffling Saturday as the team announced the trade of an undisclosed draft pick to acquire corner back A.J. Jefferson from the Arizona Cardinals. In addition, the Vikings picked up former Bills offensive lineman Mark Asper off waivers, and released offensive tackle Pat Brown and cornerback Zack Bowman to accommodate the new acquisitions.
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