A move in the backfield for the Vikings. Minnesota has signed free agent fullback Ryan D'Imperio off their practice squad and released rookie tight end Allen Reisner. The Star Tribune sees the move as way to let veteran tight end Jim Kleinsasser spend more time blocking at the line of scrimmage instead of doubling as a fullback.
Evacuations underway after explosion, fire on U of M campus
Evacuations are in effect on campus after an underground explosion and fire Thursday afternoon.
‘Terrible prank’ during tornado drill causes scare at Hopkins High School
The school principal said the incident brought armed police to the school and "understandably caused some scholars anxiety."
Woman admits to role in St. Paul man's gruesome murder
A 32-year-old Duluth woman has taken a plea deal in the case of a 34-year-old St. Paul man's murder.
'Living nightmare’ alleged at Savage, Minn. rabbit sanctuary
"Peacebunny Cottage" is now the subject of an animal cruelty investigation.
Tractor tips on embankment, killing man in Kandiyohi County
The tractor reportedly tipped and fell on top of the man, pinning him underneath.
Sloane Martin teams with Mike Golic Jr. for college football broadcasts
Martin, 33, lives in Minnesota and continues to climb the sports broadcasting ladder.
Minnesota radio legend Tom Barnard set to leave KQRS
Barnard says he's not retiring.
Delta pilots picket at MSP Airport amid mass issues in airline industry
The picket is one of several nationwide.
St. Paul plans to extend $500 payments to low-income families
The expansion would give more than 300 families a monthly payment of $500.
Use of car seat in crash that killed child still under investigation
The mother of the child was treated for injuries not considered to be life-threatening.
Vikings waive WR Childs, resign Love
The Minnesota Vikings have put Greg Childs, a fourth-round pick, on the waived/injured list after he tore the patellar tendon in both knees during a training camp scrimmage on Saturday. The Vikings have filled the roster spot by resigning rookie wide receiver A.J. Love.
Vikings TE John Carlson: MIA?
So where is free agent tight end John Carlson? The 5-million-dollar man -- who missed the preseason with a sprained knee -- has yet to catch a pass in two Vikings games, but head coach Leslie Frazier says "we do expect him to be a contributor as we go forward."
Kleinsasser retiring after the season
Vikings tight end Jim Kleinsasser confirmed today that he will retire at the end of the season. Kleinsasser, in his 13th season with the Vikings, was a second round draft pick from North Dakota in 1999. He started his career with Minnesota as a fullback before becoming one of the league's top blocking tight ends.
Get to know Vikings' TE John Carlson
You may already think you know all there is to know about Vikings' tight end John Carlson. He's from Litchfield, Minnesota, was a basketball, football and tennis star in high school and he loved the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This is for you if you want to know even more.
Vikings waive Taylor, sign Stroud
The Minnesota Vikings have waived defensive back Nick Taylor and picked up Chris Stroud -- a rookie from Webber International. Taylor, a former Florida International point guard, suffered a shoulder injury during the first practice at training camp in Mankato last week.
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