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Fiala's goal gives Wild victory over first-place Golden Knights

Kaapo Kahkonen made 26 saves in the 2-0 victory.

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Gov. Tim Walz to announce COVID vaccine next steps on Tuesday

Minnesota is nearing the 70% vaccinated target for over-65s.

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Charges: Minnesota man killed his father with hammer, knife

The 44-year-old admitted to killing his father, court documents say.

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Staying home: Gopher football lands 6'7'' football recruit

The offensive lineman is a star player in southwest Minnesota.

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Teen worker dies after being shocked at Vikings apartment site

Aaron Welle, 18, of Holdingford, died from his injuries.

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90% of MN schools now offer in-person learning, 55% of teachers vaccinated

Gov. Tim Walz had set March 8 as the date for when schools would be expected to offer in-person learning.

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Catholic school employee allegedly had 'inappropriate physical contact' with student

The employee is currently on leave pending an MPD investigation.

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CDC: Fully vaccinated people can be together indoors without masks

The CDC on Monday released new guidance for fully vaccinated people.

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MDH to open new COVID testing site in Carver Co. amid B117 variant outbreak

It comes amid an outbreak among younger people in the southwest metro county.

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KFAN's Paul Allen recounts 'harrowing' fatigue from COVID-19

Paul Allen said he experienced extreme fatigue after testing positive.

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Derailed train in Plymouth was carrying molten sulfur

No unusual air quality readings have been reported in the area.

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OSU's Justin Blackmon a Viking?

Star Tribune beat writer Dan Wiederer wonders if the Vikings should draft Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon in April.

Justin Blackmon scouting report

The NFL season is still a few weeks from being over, but while the best teams in the league prepare for the conference championship round, the worst teams are looking ahead to the NFL Draft. Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon could be on the board when the Vikings' turn comes at pick No. 3.

Video Vault: Percy Harvin's 103-yard TD run

This is one of those "instant classics" -- Percy Harvin giving Minnesota Vikings fans something to shout about on the opening kickoff of the 2011 season.

Video Vault: Super Bowl IV

We're not exactly sure how Super Bowl IV featuring the Vikings and Chiefs is on YouTube in its entirety (the clip runs 2 hours, 51 minutes), but we're not complaining. Sure, the Vikings lost, but Video Vault doesn't get any better than this -- even if it is in beautiful black and white. Watch it now before those pesky NFL lawyers order YouTube to yank it down.

Jags' Blackmon injures ankle, status for opener against Vikings unknown

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier admits the team took a good, hard look at Justin Blackmon during the NFL Draft, but decided to choose left tackle Matt Kalil instead. One pick later the Jaguars took Blackmon, who now has a chance to show the Vikings they made a mistake. But his status for the game is unknown after he injured his ankle on Wednesday.

Video Vault: Audie Cole's 2 TD's

In today's Sports MN Video Vault, an instant classic -- as rookie linebacker Audie Cole runs back two interceptions for touchdowns in the Vikes' preseason win over Buffalo Friday.

Justin Morneau done for season

The former American League MVP missed two months of the season because of neck surgery and hit .227 with four homers and 30 RBIs. All are career lows.

Vikings could land Matt Kalil or Justin Blackmon in next year's NFL Draft

The Vikings have all but assured themselves a top-three pick in next year's NFL Draft. If the draft were today they would own the rights to the second overall selection. Picking second or third could put the Vikings in line to draft USC left tackle Matt Kalil or Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon.