Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press reports the Vikings made a strong push to sign Pierre Garcon, who ultimately signed with the Redskins for $43 million with $21.5 million guaranteed -- a price the Vikings weren't willing to match. According to Fowlers' sources, Garcon liked the idea of playing in Minnesota but the Redskins' offer was too good to pass up.
Quick shot of snow to impact morning commute in Twin Cities
Snow is moving into the metro Wednesday morning.
Body found in burned out car near Bird Island identified as local farmer
The deceased is a 59-year-old man from rural Bird Island.
I-94 temporarily closed in Moorhead as man was rescued from bridge
The man was on a railroad bridge support pillar.
Minneapolis' Khâluna named in Eater's 2022 'Best New Restaurants'
The restaurant, opened in 2021, is known for its Laotian cuisine.
3 pedestrians struck by drivers Monday in Minnesota; 2 dead
The victims involved a 39-year-old man and two 74-year-old men.
Shifting storm tracks: Significant storms Friday, next week?
Sven Sundgaard has the details on an interesting forecast.
Worker suffers serious injury in rooftop fall in rural Minnesota
The man only fell a few feet, but suffered a serious leg injury.
Minnesota cowboy severely injured while bull riding at national tournament
Reid Oftedahl suffered a head and neck injury.
Minnesota reports massive projected budget surplus of $17.6 billion
The huge surplus comes as the DFL prepares to assume a trifecta of the Legislature and the Governor's House.
Boil water advisory issued for part of Minneapolis after water main break
The main break caused significant flooding in an area of North Minneapolis Monday evening.
Deals struck between nursing union and hospitals, potentially averting strike
A strike was scheduled to start on Dec. 11 if a deal was not reached.
Vikings trying to re-sign Husain Abdullah
The Minnesota Vikings have offered Husain Abdullah a contract to remain in Minnesota, according to Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press. Abdullah, a free agent, is reportedly thinking about the offer. The safety has suffered two concussions in the last four years, one of which forced him to miss the final five games of last season.
Vikings sign RB/FB Lex Hilliard
Jeremy Fowler of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports the Vikings have signed free agent running back/fullback Lex Hilliard. Hilliard started four games for the Dolphins last season. At 5-foot-11, 240 pounds, Hilliard could be very useful in short-yardage situations.
Cedric Griffin signs with Washington
Things are looking on the bright side for Cedric Griffin. After two major knee surgeries, a benching and being cut by the Vikings, the defensive back is getting a fresh start in Washington. The Redskins signed him to a a one year contract worth as much as $2.5 million.
Should Vikings sign Peyton Manning?
Bob Sansevere of the Pioneer Press writes that the Vikings should attempt to sign Peyton Manning. Some reports indicate Manning will be released by the Colts. It's also possible that Manning will sign an incentive-laden contract, lowering the risk involved with signing him.
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