He missed the entire 2011 season with a hip injury, but Jasper Brinkley is looking forward to the opportunity to compete for the starting middle linebacker job with the Vikings. The 26 year old says he's "100 percent" healthy and "ready to go."
UPDATE: Body found in vehicle trunk in Mound is that of a boy
Police say two people are in custody.
Brave New Workshop cancels shows due to COVID-19 cases
The shows were scheduled for Friday and Saturday at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre.
Body of missing U of M student found in Mississippi River
Austin Retterath was last seen alive in the morning hours of May 8.
Summer mural events to bring together community, shine light on MN artists
The 2022 Chroma Zone Mural & Art Festival will take place this weekend in St. Paul's Creative Enterprise Zone, with ensuing events happening this summer.
Gallery: Remodeled lakeside home in Prior Lake on market for $2.8M
It offers privacy at the end of a dead-end road fronting onto Lower Prior Lake.
Carjacking outside ice arena in Golden Valley under investigation
Golden Valley PD confirmed it received a report of a carjacking Monday evening.
Signs that MN Legislature could move to loosen liquor laws
A provision was approved by a legislature committee on Thursday but still awaits a final decision from the House and Senate.
U.S. Bank Stadium looking to hire 400 part-time workers
A hiring fair will be held for the positions.
Weekend closures on I-35W in Minneapolis, Hwy. 77 in Bloomington
Construction season is here.
Officials looking for man last seen leaving Hudson home
David Mckay, 67, was last seen in Hudson Thursday morning.
'Hyper-contagious' BA.4, BA.5 COVID variants confirmed in MN
Omicron continues to evolve into a more transmissible virus.
Vikings question Brinkley's durability
There is growing concern about the health of Vikings middle linebacker Jasper Brinkley, who missed last week's mandatory minicamp with a groin injury. In a radio interview on Sunday, general manager Rick Spielman said Brinkley's "durability is a question right now."
Vikings' Fusco cut the fast food, aims for starting job at right guard
Brandon Fusco, out of Division II Slippery Rock has been taking reps as the Vikings' starting right guard the last two weeks. Fusco cut fast food and worked tirelessly during the offseason so he could compete for the starting job. "I'm not out there huffing and puffing and being a fatty," he said.
Vikings giving Everson Griffen a chance to play linebacker
Depth at linebacker could be a problem for the Vikings, so they're giving Everson Griffen a chance to play some outside linebacker. Head coach Leslie Frazier likes Griffen's athletic ability, and playing linebacker could get him on the field more often.
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