The Minnesota Vikings have reconvened from their winter break, with most of the roster assembled at team headquarters for daily strength and conditioning workouts. Adrian Peterson, of course, has been conspicuously missing.
The State Patrol says two people died in southern Minnesota over the weekend when a large hay bale fell off a semi and smashed into a pickup truck, causing it to crash and start on fire.
According to sources, Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman and Head Coach Mike Zimmer flew to Houston on Wednesday to meet with Peterson at his home and discuss his future with the team.
James Harden had 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his second triple-double this season, leading the Houston Rockets to a 113-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.
Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail Tuesday by reaching a deal with Texas prosecutors to resolve a child abuse case that revived a national debate about corporal punishment. Peterson was sentenced to a form of probation after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor charge of reckless assault for using a wooden switch to discipline his 4-year-old son.
Hunters in parts of southeastern Minnesota can take up to five does during an early antlerless deer season that runs from Thursday through next Sunday.
A motion was filed by prosecutors Wednesday at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Conroe, Texas to have a new judge assigned to the Adrian Peterson child abuse case. Peterson’s legal team are pushing the case forward, looking more likely that they want to leave it up to a jury in Conroe to decide if what Peterson did to his son was child abuse or discipline.
Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.
Joe Mauer homered to break a scoreless game in the sixth inning and Kyle Gibson gave up one run in 7 2-3 innings to propel the Minnesota Twins to a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Chris Carter homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs to lead the Houston Astros over the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Tuesday night.
Joe Mauer had two hits in his return from the disabled list, including a go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning, to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night.
The FBI is asking for help to identify at least 90 victims of a suspected serial child predator who worked in American schools worldwide for four decades. The suspect, 64-year-old William James Vahey, killed himself in Luverne, Minn., on March 21.
Minnesota forward Kevin Love missed the Timberwolves’ game against Houston on Friday night because of a hyperextended right elbow.
James Harden had 28 points with eight assists and the Houston Rockets rolled to an easy 129-106 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.
Lots of folks will give a hoot about the far southeastern Minnesota community of Houston this weekend. The International Festival of Owls is expected to draw nearly 2,000 visitors Friday through Sunday to the city of 979 people.
When families decide to bring home an animal, they often go for cute and cuddly. But the creature living in one Minnesota home can be demanding and difficult.
Gopher Athletics Director Norwood Teague joins Dave Lee to discuss the bowl bid.
While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.
Houston Astros games can be very boring, the team is horrible. But is that any excuse for the behavior of this woman?
Royce White has had one interesting basketball journey. It starts with a storied year at Iowa State, a first round pick who never played in his rookie season. White’s back home for a break, as he’s just been traded from Houston to Philadelphia.
A June storm has brought heavy rain and hail to parts of southern Minnesota. The storm rolled across the south-central part of the state and the Twin Cities Wednesday morning.
A Houston-area man must serve nearly 20 years in prison for enticing a 9-year-old Minnesota girl he met online into posing nude and email him the photo.
A Roseau couple have been charged with child endangerment after leaving their seven-year-old child with disabilities in an unattended van for over an hour as they drank at a bar.
The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
The Ottawa Senators have acquired forward Matt Kassian from the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday for a sixth-round pick in the 2014 draft.