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Songs, websites herald their hate for Vikings

We're not Pollyanna's. We know there are a few souls out there who love to rip the Vikings (including Vikings fans themselves after a tough loss). Here's a quick sampling of the Purple's biggest online arch-enemies.
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Man fatally shot overnight in north Minneapolis

The shooting was reported around 2:20 a.m.

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Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels

All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.

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Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end

Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.

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Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified

The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.

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Source of 'loud explosion' in Brooklyn Park a mystery

The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.

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COVID: All Americans over 50 advised to get a second booster

Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise again as new COVID variants emerge.

J.W. Peck (left) and Eric Galler.

2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame

White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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No Vikes game this week? Listen to Zep's 'Immigrant Song' anyway

With a new stadium presumably just around the corner, you can't blame Vikings fans screaming out this blast from the past today.

Proof that God hates the Vikings

This has been a season from hell for the Vikings.

Proof that God hates the Vikings

This has been a season from hell for the Vikings.

Deep Purple: Vikings fans and their jerseys

The Star Tribune looked into it, and found (in an unscientific survey) that Vikings fans who wear purple to home games worship No. 28 above all others.

Vikings' run defense a major concern?

The 49ers lit up the Vikings defense for 260 rushing yards in Friday night's preseason opener, but linebacker Chad Greenway says their performance "is not indicative of how we're going to be Sept. 9'" in the season opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Vikings vs. Seahawks: Week 9 Preview

The Vikings play Seahawks on Sunday and there's no doubt Christian Ponder's job throwing the football will be tough. Ponder, who has struggled in four straight games, acknowledges that Seattle's secondary is very physical, but the Vikings can use speed to beat them deep on big plays.

Vikings submit bid to host Super Bowl

While the Vikings are still in the planning stages of building their new stadium, they're still looking ahead to become a future destination for the NFL's biggest game. Lester Bagley, the team's vice president, has confirmed the Vikings have submitted a bid to host the 2018 Super Bowl.