Happy Purple Friday (Skol Vikings!)
It's time for all Vikings fans to get fired up, excited, and to show our team spirit again this Friday -- 'PURPLE Friday,' by gearing up and wearing our Vikings stuff to work. Jerseys, hoodies, hats, horns, sweatshirts, whatever. We'll be wearing ours!
Get Your Zac Brown Band Pre-Sale Code Here
98.1 Minnesota's New Country welcomes the Zac Brown Band to Target Field under the Minnesota stars on Friday, September 21st. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Friday (1/19) -- but you're not 'general public, you're a 98.1 Insider and you can get yours early with our …
Did Saints Coach Taunt Minnesota Fans with SKOL Clap?
Reports and photos are surfacing that describe New Orleans head coach Sean Payton taunting Vikings fans with the SKOL clap on the sidelines following the Saints' 25-yard field goal that appeared to seal a New Orleans win.
Vikings OC Pat Shurmur Reportedly Hired as Giants Head Coach
Several media outlets are reporting this afternoon that Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur will take over as the head coach of the New York Giants at the season's end.
Vikings Advance to NFC Title Game with Miracle Over Saints
The Minnesota Vikings beat the New Orleans Saints 29-24 this evening at U.S. Bank Stadium, advancing to the NFC Championship game next Sunday in Philadelphia -- taking another step closer to becoming the first team to play in a Super Bowl at their home stadium.
Dangerous Cold Monday & Tuesday
It's back to the deep freeze for Central Minnesota this week, following Sunday's shot of snow. In fact, the National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Warning for the western half of Minnesota including Stearns County from 3 AM Monday morning through 9 AM Tuesday morning.
Minnesota Wild Beat Winnipeg Jets Saturday Night
The Minnesota WIld (24-17-4) beat the visiting Winnipeg Jets (26-13-7) 4-1 last night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Vikings Host Saints Today (SKOL!)
The Minnesota Vikings host the New Orleans Saints this afternoon in an NFC Divisional round matchup at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Vikings beat the Saints 29-19 back on September 11th in Week 1 of the regular season.
Huskies Earn Weekend Split with 4-3 Win Over WMU
The #2 ranked St. Cloud Huskies Hockey team (14-4-3) bounced back to beat #12 Western Michigan (12-9-1) 4-3 last night at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud to earn a weekend split.
Huskies Fall at Home to Western Michigan
The #2 ranked St. Cloud Huskies Hockey team (13-4-3) fell to #12 Western Michigan (12-8-1) 7-5 last night st the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud.
Today Is Purple Friday (Skol Vikings!)
It's time for all Vikings fans to get fired up, excited, and to show our team spirit this Friday -- 'PURPLE Friday,' by gearing up and wearing our Vikings stuff to work. Jerseys, hoodies, hats, horns, sweatshirts, whatever. We'll be wearing ours!
Winter Weather Advisory
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for all of Central Minnesota in effect from midnight tonight through 6 PM Thursday evening. 1 to 3 inches of snow and blowing snow is expected causing slippery road conditions.
Winter Storm Watch
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch in effect from late Wednesday night through Thursday afternoon for most of Minnesota -- with heavy snow and blowing snow possible, causing difficult travel conditions.
Vikings will Face Saints Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium
The Minnesota Vikings (13-3) will face the New Orleans Saints (12-5) in the Divisional Round of the NFC playoffs Sunday afternoon at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Saints advanced by defeating the Carolina Panthers 31-26 this afternoon in New Orleans.
Central Minnesota 'Heatwave' on the Way
We have endured weeks of temperatures well below average here in Minnesota, but that's about to change -- with a run of days with above average temperatures on the horizon.
Bemidji Police Dash Cam Captures Meteor Falling to Earth
A Bemidji Police car's dash camera captured video of a meteor falling to earth on Wednesday night. The BPD post the video yesterday on Facebook. The Quadrantid meteor shower will be active through January 12th.
#1 Huskies Hockey Face #10 Gophers this Weekend
The #1 St. Cloud State Huskies Men's Hockey team (12-2-3) face the #10 Minnesota Gophers (12-9-1) this weekend in a home & away series. Saturday evening the teams will play in St. Cloud, and Sunday evening they'll meet up in Minneapolis.
How Important is Vikings Football? (Wild Change Game Time)
How important is this year's Minnesota Vikings playoff run? The Minnesota Wild just changed their game time for January 14th to be sure it won't conflict with the divisional NFC playoff game.
Christmas Day to New Year’s Eve Coldest in Twin Cities in 132 Years
The National Weather Service says that week from Christmas Day (12/25/17) to New Year's Eve (12/31/17) was the coldest for that stretch of days in the Twin Cities in 132 years.
Saturday's Powerball Jackpot Passes Half-Billion Dollar Mark
Saturday night's estimated $550 million Powerball jackpot will now be the eighth largest total in U.S. lotto history. Sales close for Saturday's drawing in Minnesota at 9 PM Saturday night, with the cost of a single ticket at $2.