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Stories of Adrian Peterson receiving childhood whippings surface

Adrian Peterson’s brothers are telling how they were punished by their father when they were children. Reports say their father used a belt on Peterson in front of 20 of his middle school classmates in response to a teacher’s report of his disruptive behavior. Peterson was indicted last week for using a switch on his 4-year-old son. In a statement, the Vikings star said he has sought counseling to find alternatives to corporal punishment.

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Welcome home: Minnesota soldiers return after 9-month deployment

A joyous reunion this morning in Inver Grove Heights when the soldiers of the 114th Transportation Company reunited with their families. The Minnesota National Guard unit, which is based in Chisholm, returned home after nine months’ duty in Afghanistan. A welcome home celebration is scheduled on the Iron Range for next month.

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Minnesotans feel shockwaves of Ebola threat; health officials say not to worry

Fears about the Ebola virus are causing people to lose their appetite for African food. KSTP reports Mama-Ti's African Kitchen in Brooklyn Park has seen a sharp drop in business due to concerns about the deadly virus. The owner is emphasizing that she uses only ingredients from the U.S. A health department spokesman said worries of contracting the virus from a restaurant are "completely unfounded."

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Vikings fans clamor for change after latest bad loss under Mike Zimmer

The "fire Mike Zimmer" tweets are raging on Twitter again.

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Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat are finally heading to Cooperstown

The Twins legends were elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame on Sunday night.

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Report: Gophers to play in Guaranteed Rate Bowl

The Gophers will reportedly head to Phoenix to take on West Virginia.

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Winless Lions beat Vikings on final play of game

Adam Thielen also left early with an ankle injury

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Gophers improve to 7-0 on Willis' late 3-pointer

The Gophers earned back-to-back road victories for the first time since January 2017.

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Woman in critical condition after being shot in the head in St. Paul

Officers responded to the incident at around 2:45 a.m. Saturday.

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Vikings-Lions: 5 things you can count on

It's a great time for the Vikings to play the Lions.


Omicron variant confirmed in Wisconsin man who traveled to South Africa

Five other cases have been confirmed and linked to a Wisconsin wedding.

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Sunday snowstorm walloping MN's North Shore with huge totals

Just ridiculous snow totals expected the rest of Sunday.

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Saturday snow causes havoc on Twin Cities roads

There were countless spinouts and crashes across Minnesota.