The Vikings have had the top overall selection in the draft twice. In 1961, they picked Tulane running back Tommy Mason. In 1968, they selected USC tackle Ron Yary -- a pick gained in a trade from the Giants.
North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.
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.
Sports MN Quiz: How many 15-1 NFL teams have lost in the Divisional Round?
It's not often that a 15-1 team loses in the NFL playoffs. But other than the Packers, how many teams with such a record have lost in the Divisional Round? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: How many times have the Wild compiled more than 100 points in the standings?
It looks like this might be one of the worst Wild teams in franchise history in terms of points in the standings. The most points for the franchise? It's more than 100, but how many times have the Wild eclipsed that number? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: How many catches did Randy Moss have in 2010?
Now that Randy Moss has expressed his wish to return to the NFL, it's time to look back at his 2010 campaign, when he played with the Patriots, Vikings and Titans. How many catches did Moss have that year? Click on the headline above for the answer.
Sports MN Quiz: What year did the Vikings have three draft picks in the first round?
As we head to the NFL draft, it's time to look back at Vikings history. One year, the Vikes had three picks in the first round. Do you remember which year? How about the players? Click on the headline above for the answer.
How many games did the Vikings win in their first year in the NFL?
On Sept. 17, 1961, the Vikings faced the Chicago Bears in their first-ever regular-season NFL game. Was it a victory or a loss, and how did the Vikings finish that season? A) A victory, and a 12-2 record overall. B) A loss, and a 10-4 record overall. C) A victory, and a 3-11 record overall. For the answer, click on the headline above...
Sports MN Quiz: Which Viking draft pick left training camp on Day 1?
The worst draft choice in Vikings history? He might be the answer to this question. For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: How many Twins have been named 'Rookie of the Year'?
A new season leads to new possibilities for the Twins, perhaps even a rookie or two shining through. In 51 seasons, how many Twins players have won "Rookie of the Year" honors in the American League? Click on the headline above for the answer.
Sports MN Quiz: How many of the 2010 Opening Day starters are still on the Twins roster?
Two years, and a sea of changes. That's the bottom line for the Minnesota Twins as they head into the 2012 season. How many of the starting nine position players remain from Opening Day 2010? Click on the headline above for the answer.
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