Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman spoke glowingly and definitively about Adrian Peterson’s character, his contributions to the team and his ability to return from nearly a full season off to be an impact player again.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has been selected to the All-Rookie Team by the Pro Football Writer’s Association.
While ice palaces aren’t uncommon in Minnesota’s winter landscape, you probably haven’t seen an ice “castle” like this.
Third graders can have a lot of energy. But one teacher in Eden Prairie has found a way to keep them from bouncing off the walls. Instead he lets them bounce in their seats. The once mechanical engineer’s ability to problem solve in the classroom and get kids to focus is what makes Mr. Adam Leicht of Forest Hills Elementary this week’s Excellent Educator.
Cheer up, the weather is getting warmer. Or at least it’s not going to be quite as ridiculously cold. OK, so we’ll still be below average for this time of year. For that reason, here are a few great ideas that will (mostly) keep you indoors.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday they’ve signed three more players to reserve/future free agent contracts. The Vikings signed defensive tackle Chigbo Anunoby, defensive end Leon Mackey and cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke.
With the latest round of subzero temperatures in Minnesota — along with New Year’s promise of at least a few more long months of winter weather — there is at least one piece of good news. Some ice skating rinks in Minneapolis are set to open this week.
A winter wonderland will soon be open to the public. Two years ago, Brent Christensen built an ice castle outside of Mall of America. This year it’s back, but at Miller Park in Eden Prairie.
Our mild winter has put a popular winter attraction on hold — for now. The folks behind the giant ice castle at Mall of America have been busy creating a new one at Miller Park in Eden Prairie. It was supposed to open Friday, but it’s been too warm to make the ice.
We’re a week away from Christmas and high school students are ready to mentally check out for the holidays. Once the final exams are over and winter break starts, break out the video games, Ipods and DVDs. Or for the high school athletes, it’s the start of the busiest time of the winter sports year.
This is not the way Blair Walsh wants to finish the season. The Minnesota Vikings kicker is 1 for 6 with field goal attempts over the past two games. His success rate has fallen to 71 percent, the lowest of any regular kicker in the NFL this year.
It’s a popular gift during the holidays, but a Twin Cities couple has a warning for those thinking of placing an order with one door-to-door meat dealer that delivers all across Minnesota.
Bloomington Police have arrested a 44-year-old man in connection with the stabbing of a gas station employee Sunday. Pharoh Atteff Merritt of Bloomington was arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of stabbing a 22-year-old worker at the BP gas station at 7801 Portland Ave on Sunday night, according to police.
The Minnesota Vikings have placed linebacker Michael Mauti on injured reserve and signed offensive tackle Carter Bykowski off San Francisco’s practice squad.
Crews in Eden Prairie spent this chilly Thanksgiving putting out a fire. The fire broke out Thursday afternoon in a duplex on Belvedere Drive and Pioneer Trail. It destroyed the left side of the duplex.