Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III is going pro. The dual-threat quarterback from Baylor is expected to be drafted within the first six picks of the draft. The Vikings hold the No. 3 pick in the draft, but are believed to be satisfied with Christian Ponder and Joe Webb at quarterback.
Commemorative street name for Prince approved in Minneapolis
The block next to the First Avenue nightclub will be named Prince Rogers Nelson Way.
Monitoring severe storm threat Saturday-Tuesday in Minnesota
The holiday weekend won't be a washout, but multiple rounds of strong and severe storms are possible.
Charges: St. Cloud meth dealer had numerous weapons. body armor
Shawn Lawrence Jacobs, 38, faces 12 felony-level charges.
South Minneapolis tenants declare rent strike; allege unsafe conditions
A group of Powderhorn Park residents say they'll withhold May rent due to health and safety concerns.
Threats involving 2 students at West St. Paul middle school
Police said there is no reason to be concerned for the safety of the rest of the student body at Heritage E-Stem Magnet Middle School.
Controversial Two Harbors mayor told: Resign or face recall election
The mayor has come under scrutiny for unusual behavior this year.
3M fined $2.8M for hazardous waste violations in Cottage Grove
The company's violations spanned more than two decades.
Couple charged after $75k worth of fentanyl pills seized during traffic stop
Christopher James Payne and Kaley Maria Wethern have been charged in the seizure.
Appeal to find man, 30, missing near Mille Lacs Lake since early April
Mille Lacs Band Tribal Police issued the appeal.
Gallery: Highland Park gem just minutes away from river walks and bike paths
Blocks away from Highland Village
Blockbuster deal on draft day likely belongs to Rams, not Vikings
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman has publicly expressed interest in trading the No. 3 pick in the draft to stockpile early round picks. However, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Rams will trade the No. 2 pick, likely to a team hoping to draft Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III. Such a deal would lower the Vikings' chances of a blockbuster trade.
Vikings select Blair Walsh in 6th round of NFL draft
The Vikings picked up the Georgia kicker with their only draft choice in the 6th round. Walsh made 21 of 35 field goals last season for the Bulldogs.
Vikings focus on 2012 NFL draft
The Vikings are set to pick third in April's NFL draft. The Indianapolis Colts and St. Louis Rams pick before Minnesota. Cleveland and Tampa Bay will follow the Vikings. Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck is considered an overall top prospect. The Vikings (3-13) finished their miserable season Sunday, matching their worst record in franchise history.
Texas A&M's Tannehill could be the key to Vikings trading No. 3 draft pick
ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert has "grown increasingly convinced" the Vikings could trade the No. 3 pick in the NFL draft. The reason being that the Dolphins and Browns might be competing against one another to draft Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill. With Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III likely off the board, Tannehill might be a prime target at pick No. 3 for either team.
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