The Minnesota Vikings failed to trade for Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson last season, but they won't have to make a trade if they want him now. San Diego didn't franchise tag Jackson, so he'll hit the free-agent market next week. The Vikings and Bears could be major players in the Jackson sweepstakes.
Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.
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.
Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified
The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.
Source of 'loud explosion' in Brooklyn Park a mystery
The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.
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.
2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame
White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.
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.
Vikings sign ex-Chargers wide reciever
The Vikings have reportedly signed wide receiver Bryan Walters, who played with the San Diego Chargers last season. According to the Star-Tribune, Walters, 24, didn't have that many catches but the Vikings will offer him a valuable chance to grow as a receiver and special teams contributor.
Vikings don't use franchise tag
The deadline to apply the franchise tag to players in the NFL passed on Monday, and the Minnesota Vikings declined to use the tag. A couple of big name players who otherwise could have been free-agents, were tagged. Among them: Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker, Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe and Titans safety Michael Griffin.
Vikings sign fullback Jerome Felton
The Vikings announced Tuesday that they have signed free-agent fullback Jerome Felton. Felton spent the first three years of his career with the Lions, and he split time last season with the Panthers and Colts. He carried the ball just three times last season.
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