In his "Out of Bounds" Pioneer Press blog, Vikings kicker Chris Kluwe doesn't hide the truth. He writes that when a professional athlete loses a game, it's like "a colony of fire ants gnawing away at your inner abdominals, spitting their venom all over your insides."
The latest on holiday weekend severe weather chances for MN
The most significant severe threats are Sunday night and again on Monday.
Charges: Driver was drunk, high in head-on crash that killed 19-year-old woman
The young woman killed in the crash was a college student studying zoology.
What's open and closed in Minnesota on Memorial Day 2022
A guide to Memorial Day weekend 2022.
Truck crashes into Napa Auto Parts store after driver's medical issue
No employees were struck by the pickup.
Motorcyclist killed in Ham Lake after passing in the turn lane
The motorcyclist was hit by a car turning onto the road.
Minnesota gets cut of Ford settlement over misleading ads
The $19.2 million settlement centers on Ford's C-Max hybrid and Super Duty pickup truck.
White House names MN as location for federal test-to-treat COVID sites
Minnesota is one of only five states that will host the pilot project.
Minnesota Aurora's first ever game ends with draw before sellout crowd
More than 5,200 came out to see the game.
The Raptor Center says downward trend holding for avian influenza
A "baby shower" fundraising campaign hopes to help return young raptors to the wild.
Commemorative street name for Prince approved in Minneapolis
The block next to the First Avenue nightclub will be named Prince Rogers Nelson Way.
Kluwe's blog: Gays 'are not treated as American citizens'
Vikings kicker Chris Kluwe continues his campaign to support gay marriage. In his latest Pioneer Press blog, he writes, "Treat others the way you would like to be treated. It’s not hard."
Kluwe dumps Pioneer Press blog after newspaper backs marriage amendment
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has quit his popular blog for the Pioneer Press after the newspaper wrote an editorial that makes an argument in favor of the marriage amendment. Kluwe has been outspoken against the amendment.
Kluwe can kick field goals if needed
Chris Kluwe is the Vikings' emergency place kicker if Ryan Longwell is ever unavailable. The same situation occurred last weekend when Chargers kicker, Nate Kaeding, was injured on the opening kickoff. Kluwe says he has the leg, but maybe not the accuracy.
Brodkorb launches new blog
Former Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb has returned to his first love: Blogging. Though, he swears his new endeavor will be nothing like his liberal-bashing blog "Minnesota Democrats Exposed." The first post comes as Brodkorb continues his legal fight with the state of Minnesota over his dismissal from the Senate.
Kluwe: 'Amputation ... off the table'
Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is still nursing a sore hamstring, but he tells the Star Tribune that "amputation" is off the table for now. He says he should be ready to go Sunday against Arizona, but if he regresses the Vikings will likely have to sign a punter Friday.
Blog: 52 weeks, 52 blind dates
A 27-year-old Richfield woman is on a mission to go on a blind date each week this year. Julie Janus says "I'm sick of being single!" She talks about each date and her frustrations with the dating project on her blog. Janus says one of the biggest challenges is finding single men.
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