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After Surprising Cut, Vikings Move Ahead with Whole New Line
The Minnesota Vikings are entering this season with a completely new look on the offensive line. After last season's struggles, that may not be a bad thing.
Minnesota DNR Says Pheasant Population Falls 26 Percent
Wildlife managers say Minnesota's pheasant population has fallen 26 percent in the last year due to the loss of habitat in the state's farm country.
Twins Nominate Mauer for Special MLB Award
The Minnesota Twins have named Joe Mauer as the team's nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award.
Canadian Wildfire Smoke Reduces Air Quality in Minnesota
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air quality alert for southwest, western and central Minnesota because of smoke from Canadian wildfires.
Minnesota Native Brings Stanley Cup Back Home for a Day
Moorhead, Minnesota, native Matt Cullen has brought the Stanley Cup back home for the second time in as many years.
Wild Fans Can Contribute Water for Xcel Energy Center Ice
Minnesota Wild fans will have the chance to contribute water from their local hockey ponds, lakes and rinks to the ice sheet at Xcel Energy Center.
Minnesota State Fair Reassures Visitors Rides are Safe
Officials of the Minnesota State Fair want to assure fairgoers that the Midway rides are safe. State Fair general manager Jerry Hammer says the Great Minnesota Get-Together does everything possible to make sure its rides are safe.
Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $700 Million
The Powerball jackpot has increased to $700 million, making it the second largest in U.S. history. Lottery officials raised the expected jackpot Tuesday, pushing it past a $656 million Mega Millions jackpot won in 2012 by three people.
Vikings Sign Former University of Minnesota QB Leidner
The Minnesota Vikings have signed former University of Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner. The 6-foot-3, 228-pound Leidner was not selected in the 2017 NFL draft. He attended the Baltimore Ravens rookie minicamp but did not sign with the club.
At Least 3 Tornadoes Hit Minnesota
The National Weather Service says at least three to as many as six tornadoes touched down as severe storms moved through south-central Minnesota.
Matt Cullen Picks Minnesota Wild for 21st NHL Season
The Minnesota Wild and center Matt Cullen have agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract, bringing him back to his home state for a 21st season in the NHL.
Twins to Induct Cuddyer, MacPhail into Team Hall of Fame
The Minnesota Twins will induct former outfielder Michael Cuddyer and former general manager Andy MacPhail into their Hall of Fame this weekend.