Green Bay

Aaron Rodgers (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Packers Quarterback Earns $50,000 For Charity On Jeopardy

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has earned $50,000 for childhood cancer research playing “Celebrity Jeopardy.”

05/13/2015

Brett Favre in 1996

Tickets For Favre Induction Ceremony Sell Out

Proceeds from ticket sales to watch Brett Favre’s induction into the Green Bay Packers’ Hall of Fame on the Lambeau Field video boards will benefit his charity — Favre 4 Hope. Those tickets at $4 a piece went sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday. As of Wednesday, all 67,000 tickets had been sold. The banquet and ceremony will be held in the stadium atrium on July 18. More than 1,600 will attend that sold-out event.

05/13/2015

(credit: Kevin Casey/NFLPhotoLibrary)

Packers Will Retire Favre’s Jersey On Thanksgiving

The Green Bay Packers will give thanks to Brett Favre during their Thanksgiving night game. The Packers announced Monday what had been long expected: Favre’s dark green No. 4 jersey will be unveiled on the north facade of Lambeau Field at halftime of the Nov. 26 game against the rival Chicago Bears.

04/27/2015

(credit: CBS)

Minnesotan To Meet: Darrell Thompson Of Bolder Options

Darrell Thompson is the executive director for Bolder Options. It’s an organization that lines kids up with adult mentors that also includes sports. It’s what makes Thompson this week’s Minnesotan to Meet.

02/03/2015

(credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Packers Rally To Beat Cowboys 26-21

Green Bay rallied from an 11-point deficit as Aaron Rodgers threw for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat Dallas 26-21 Sunday in an NFC divisional-round playoff.

01/11/2015

Baby Giraffes.

Barfing Dog, Kicking Giraffe Top Odd Wis. News

A dog that barfed up a wedding ring missing for five years and an angry giraffe that kicked a trespasser in its pen topped news of the odd in Wisconsin this year.

12/22/2014

(credit: Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Charles Johnson Has Become Top Vikings Target

Charles Johnson joined the Minnesota Vikings two weeks into this season, two days after the release of Jerome Simpson because of continuing off-the-field troubles.

12/08/2014

(credit: CBS)

WR Patterson Sputtering In Vikings Offense

Cordarrelle Patterson was making everyone in Minnesota start to forget about Percy Harvin thanks to a promising rookie season and a positively dynamic season opening performance against St. Louis.

10/09/2014

Atlanta Falcons v Minnesota Vikings

Bridgewater Says He Feels 100 Percent Healthy

Teddy Bridgewater wants to win, of course, a given when it comes to any NFL player’s public commentary. The other stated goal this week? To make that absence from the field a one-game blip. Bridgewater said Wednesday he feels 100 percent healthy after spraining his left ankle in the fourth quarter of his first NFL start, Sept. 28 against Atlanta. The Minnesota Vikings held their rookie quarterback out last week at Green Bay with only three days for him to heal.

10/08/2014

(credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Smith’s Ankle Injury Adds To Vikings’ List

Minnesota Vikings free safety Harrison Smith has an injured left ankle that had him with a walking boot and crutches Friday. Smith played through the injury Thursday at Green Bay, but he had the ankle taped several times throughout the night. Coach Mike Zimmer said Friday that Smith had an MRI test that showed no major damage but that it was too soon to determine his availability for the next game. The Vikings host Detroit Oct. 12.

10/03/2014

(credit: CBS)

Vikings, Packers Rivalry Moves Off The Field And Onto Neighbors’ Fence

There’s a Vikings-Packers rivalry. And then there’s Chris St. Martin and Paul Pankratz. The dueling neighbors took the loyalty to their teams to another level a few years ago. Now, people stop and take pictures where their yards meet.

10/02/2014

(credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Bridgewater Out For Vikings-Packers Game; Ponder To Start

Looks like Teddy Time will have to wait. Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater is out for Thursday night’s game against the Packers in Green Bay, Wis., according to the team.

10/02/2014

(credit: CBS)

WCCO Sets Friendly Wager With Green Bay’s WFRV

What’s a rivalry without a little wager? As the Minnesota Vikings take on the Green Bay Packers tonight at Lambeau Field, the WCCO morning crew will be taking on the WFRV morning crew in Green Bay.

10/02/2014

Atlanta Falcons v Minnesota Vikings

Vikings Secondary Improving, But Rodgers On Deck

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes is coming off the best game of his brief career. Good timing. Aaron Rodgers is next. Rhodes had five tackles and a career-high four pass breakups against Atlanta’s dangerous offense on Sunday, showing why he was selected in the first round of last year’s draft.

09/30/2014

Atlanta Falcons v Minnesota Vikings

Vikings Hopeful, Noncommittal With Bridgewater

The Minnesota Vikings have not committed to Teddy Bridgewater playing at Green Bay on his sprained left ankle. Two days after his injury, however, the quarterback is “doing much better,” according to coach Mike Zimmer.

09/30/2014

(credit: CBS)

Veggie Burgers (And Brat’chos) Added To Lambeau Field Menu

With the Green Bay Packers regular season home opener just around the corner, concessionaires at Lambeau Field want to make sure fans know about some new offerings. The Packers and Delaware North Companies Sportservice say some of the new sandwiches this season include the 22-inch horseshoe-shaped smoked sausage in a house-made bun.

09/11/2014

(credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

5 Things Packers Fans Always Bring Up

Football season is here, and that means fans will constantly be arguing over arcane pigskin stats, facts and history. And if there are any fans who love to talk, who can’t help but remind you how great their team is…it’s Green Bay Packers fans.

09/04/2014

Brett Favre wins 1997 MVP Award

Favre Headed To Packers HOF In 2015

Former Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre will be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame and have his jersey retired next year. Favre writes on his official website that it will be an honor to have his name placed among others such Bart Starr, Curly Lambeau, Ray Nitschke and Vince Lombardi, to name a few.

08/04/2014

(credit: CBS)

Commission Upholds The Firing Of 2 Mpls. Cops

The decision to fire two Minneapolis police officers, both of which are military veterans, for using racial slurs and other derogatory remarks in Green Bay, Wis., last year was upheld by the city’s Civil Service Commission.

07/28/2014

Great Lakes

Search For Shipwreck Yields Trove Of Uncertainty

Excited shipwreck hunters and scientists assembled in a Lake Michigan fishing village last June, hoping to solve a mystery dating back more than three centuries: the fate of a ship sailed by the 17th century French explorer René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, during a voyage of discovery extending from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico.

05/06/2014

Jacksonville Jaguars v Minnesota Vikings

Vikings Get Thursday Game At Green Bay

The Minnesota Vikings have only one scheduled prime-time game this season, a Thursday matchup at rival Green Bay Oct. 2.

04/23/2014

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Snow Leads To 20-Car Pileup In Central Wis.

A winter storm dumped up to 11 inches of snow in parts of Wisconsin on Tuesday, with wind-whipped snow contributing to a massive pileup involving about 20 vehicles in the central part of the state. One person was hurt, authorities said, but no one died.

01/14/2014

(credit: CBS)

Mpls. Police Union Won’t Fight Firing Of Cops Who Used Slurs

WCCO-TV learned Wednesday night that the Minneapolis police union won’t fight the firing of two officers caught on camera using racial slurs. The police chief terminated SWAT officers Brian Thole and Shawn Powell last week after the two got into a confrontation in Green Bay, Wis., last summer.

12/11/2013

(credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Score 37 Straight In 40-10 Rout Over Packers

The Detroit Lions were dominant after a shaky start and snapped a few losing streaks.

11/28/2013

(credit: Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Vikings Lament Another Lost Late Lead

The Minnesota Vikings have little left to play for, with a fan base largely focused on positioning for next year’s draft pick.

11/25/2013

more