An upset Darrin Nelson was part of that trade. He refused to report to the Cowboys and was traded to the San Diego Chargers, ultimately returning to the Vikings.
Minnesota to offer free school meals to 90,000 extra students
Gov. Tim Walz, who is facing re-election in November, announced the measure on Monday.
Minneapolis man dies from injuries days after motorcycle pileup
The 69-year-old died after four days at Regions Hospital.
Police: 15-year-old missing from home north of Twin Cities
Authorities say he may be headed to the metro.
5,760 cases of Capri-Sun recalled as they might contain cleaning fluid
"The taste of fun" isn't that fun currently...
25-year-old Hopkins man drowns after falling off boat
The man reportedly fell from the boat while fishing with friends.
New report details hate crimes in Minnesota last year
Hate crimes in Minnesota rose in 2021.
Low cancels Europe shows due to Mimi Parker's cancer treatment
The Duluth band says the decision follows 'recent changes' in Parker's treatment.
Twin Cities LA Fitness closed after fire Monday morning
The gym will remain closed for the day.
State contacts over 100 landowners in Rush Creek fish kill investigation
The deaths of the fish remain unexplained.
Wisconsin man admits to 1992 revenge killings 15 years after boyhood tragedy
The 52-year-old man is in custody 30 years after the 1992 double murder.
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: Which AFL team drafted Fran Tarkenton in 1961?
The greatest Vikings quarterback of all time? It's hard to argue against No. 10, Francis Tarkenton. In fact, the Vikings weren't the only pro football team to draft Tark back in 1961. An old AFL team did as well. Which one? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: Which arenas have hosted the boys' hockey tournament?
The Xcel Energy Center is host to the boys' state hockey tournament this week, with champions in Class A and AA to be crowned Saturday. Four other arenas have hosted Minnesota's signature prep tournament. Can you name them? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: Who is the Vikings' career sack leader?
Jared Allen has the single-season record for sacks as a Viking, but who holds the Vikings' career sack title? For the answer, click on the headline above.
Sports MN Quiz: Who led the Vikings in rushing yards in 2005?
This question is pre-Adrian, and we're pretty sure you'll never get it (off the top of your head, that is..) Click on the headline above for the answer.
Video Vault: Herschel Walker's Vikings debut
On October 12, 1989, the Minnesota Vikings made one of the worst trades in pro sports history by obtaining Herschel Walker from the Dallas Cowboys. Here's a look at Walker's Vikings' debut. For the record: Minnesota won zero Super Bowls as a result of the trade. Dallas won three.
Sports MN Quiz: Which position players have pitched for the Twins?
Catcher Drew Butera pitches for the Twins in a blowout loss to Milwaukee. How many times has a Minnesota position player taken the mound over the years? Click on the headline above for the answer.
Sports MN Quiz: Who is the only Gopher to win the Heisman Trophy?
Just one player in maroon and gold won college football's most coveted trophy. Who was it, and when? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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