Brother Of U.S. Congressman Tim Walz Killed In BWCA StormsOne person is dead and others suffered injuries after powerful storms moved through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Sunday evening.
Pekovic Out Indefinitely To Recover From Achilles SurgeryThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday that center Nikola Pekovic will be out indefinitely while he continues to recover from offseason surgery done on his right Achilles.
MRI Shows Right Foot Strain For Timberwolves' BjelicaThe Minnesota Timberwolves announced Monday that an MRI done on forward Nemanja Bjelica revealed a right foot strain. Bjelica is not in the lineup Monday night as the Timberwolves host the Boston Celtics at Target Center.
Elderly Woman Suffers Life Threatening Injuries In Pierce Co. FireAn elderly woman is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after a fire in Pierce County Friday morning.
2 Students, Teacher's Aide Hurt In St. Paul School Bus CrashTwo students and a teacher's aide are recovering Monday night after a school bus crash. The accident happened near the intersection of Birmingham and Minnehaha in St. Paul.
Drunk Driver In Fatal Crash Quoted Bible Verse In Her Defense, Charges SayA Richfield woman quoted a Bible passage when asked why she was driving so fast before causing a crash that killed a Bloomington Public Works employee last Thursday.
Twins' Perkins Adjusts Training In Hopes Of Avoiding Late-Season InjuriesMinnesota Twins All-Star closer Glen Perkins has seen each of the last two seasons short-circuited in the second half by injuries to his neck and back. So Perkins went into the offseason looking to attack his preparation a little differently in hopes of helping his body endure the season's grind.
Minnesotan Oilers Player Suffers Athletic Cup-Smashing Puck To GroinAn NHL player who originally hails from Blaine crumpled to the ice in a Thursday night game after he was smacked by a puck to the groin. Matt Hendricks, center for the Edmonton Oilers, played at Blaine High School and later at St. Cloud State.
Vikings' Barr, Smith Out For 2nd Straight GameThe Minnesota Vikings have ruled linebacker Anthony Barr and safety Harrison Smith out for the second straight game because of injuries.
Vikings Defense Still Dealing With Injury IssuesThe Minnesota Vikings are still dealing with a significant injury problem on defense. Three starters were held out of practice Wednesday: defensive tackle Linval Joseph (foot), linebacker Anthony Barr (groin/hand) and defensive end Everson Griffen (shoulder).
Vikings Still Without 3 Defensive StartersReturning to practice following last Thursday's game, the Minnesota Vikings defense was still without three starters in linebacker Anthony Barr, defensive tackle Linval Joseph and safety Harrison Smith.
Vikings Sign DE Trattou, Waive S PraterThe Minnesota Vikings announced a pair of roster moves on Monday that might hint they'll be a little healthier when they face the Chicago Bears on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.