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Hundreds Come Together For Shakopee Girl’s 10th Birthday Party

Mackenzie Moretter has Sotos Syndrome–it left her with some brain damage and makes it difficult for her to make friends. When no one responded to invitations to her birthday party, her mom reached out on Facebook and Mackenzie got much more than a party.

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NFL Will Reinstate Adrian Peterson On Friday

The ongoing drama between star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and the NFL is over. League officials said Thursday that Peterson will be reinstated Friday and eligible to participate in all team activities.

04/16/2015

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8 Reasons The Vikings Won’t, Shouldn’t Trade Adrian Peterson

The NFL Draft is just a few weeks away, and Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson’s fate with the NFL and the Minnesota Vikings is still up in the air. Will the Vikings trade Peterson? Will they wait until the draft to see if any teams will make an offer Minnesota can’t refuse? Here are eight reasons the Vikings won’t trade Adrian Peterson and why they shouldn’t.

04/16/2015

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Fmr. Viking Accused Of Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

Two Minnesota men, including a former Minnesota Vikings tight end, are charged with running a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of millions of dollars. The U.S. Attorney’s office says 66-year-old Stu Voigt and 61-year-old Jeffery Gardner face several criminal charges in connection to a real estate scheme between 2005 and 2007.

04/15/2015

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Adrian Peterson Now Eligible For Reinstatement

The ongoing drama between star Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and the NFL may come to an end Wednesday. That’s because April 15 is the first day Peterson becomes eligible for reinstatement.

04/15/2015

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Vikings Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater Selected Grand Marshal For Pegasus Parade

Minnesota Vikings quarterback and former University of Louisville standout Teddy Bridgewater has been selected as grand marshal of the Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade later this month.

04/14/2015

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Vikings Greenway Hosts Fundraiser For Mothers Of Chronically Ill Children

Some mothers who usually put their family first were given a morning for themselves on Sunday. Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway and his wife, Jenni, hosted their annual “TendHER Heart” luncheon at the Minneapolis Hilton on Sunday.

04/12/2015

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Top 5 Minnesota Sports Villains Of All Time

From arrogant pretty boys and pregnant lady kickers, to faux mooners and Kardashian accessories, Minnesota has had its share of athletic rapscallions.

04/08/2015

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Vikings Stadium Construction Is Halfway Done

Crews building the Minnesota Vikings’ new home are crossing the project’s 50-yard line. The $1 billion stadium is now halfway finished. From the sky, you can see it’s really starting to take shape. The structural concrete is 80 percent done.

04/08/2015

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AP Source: Peterson, Goodell Meet About Reinstatement

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson met Tuesday with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding his reinstatement, eight days before the expected expiration of the suspension that was invoked last season under the personal conduct policy.

04/07/2015

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Vikings Sign C John Sullivan To 1-Year Extension

The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday they signed center John Sullivan to a 1-year contract extension. Sullivan started all 16 games last year at center on the offensive line and had to help protect rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

04/07/2015

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Former Vikings Receiver Greg Jennings Visits Dolphins

Free agent receiver Greg Jennings is visiting the Miami Dolphins, who are eager to shore up their corps of wideouts after several departures this offseason.

04/07/2015

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AP Source: NFL, Peterson To Meet Tuesday

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will meet Tuesday with the NFL to discuss his playing status, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke Monday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the information.

04/06/2015

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Vikings Sign FA Long Snapper Kevin McDermott

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday they’ve signed free agent long snapper Kevin McDermott. McDermott, entering his fourth season out of UCLA, spent the final 10 weeks of 2014 with the Baltimore Ravens.

04/06/2015

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Fmr. Viking Darren Sharper In New Orleans For Plea Deal On Rape Charges

Former NFL star Darren Sharper is scheduled to make his first appearance in U.S. District Court in New Orleans to face federal charges that he drugged women in order to rape them.

04/06/2015

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Fmr. Viking’s Drug, Sexual Assault Case Moves To New Orleans

Once a football hero celebrated in New Orleans for his role in the Saints’ Super Bowl season, Darren Sharper is returning to the city in disgrace to complete plea deals on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women. He has resolved similar charges with pleas in Las Vegas and Arizona and a no-contest plea in Los Angeles under a multi-jurisdictional plea deal announced last month.

04/04/2015

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Vikings Sign Gree Agents Mike Kafka, Caesar Rayford

The Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday they’ve signed free agent quarterback Mike Kafka and defensive end Caesar Rayford. Kafka, a quarterback out of Northwestern, is entering his fifth NFL season. Rayford is a defensive end out of Washington in his third NFL season.

04/02/2015

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High Winds Bring Down Scaffolding At Vikings Stadium Site, No Injuries

Authorities say high winds caused scaffolding to collapse on the edge of the Vikings stadium site and fall onto a downtown Minneapolis street. The Minneapolis Police Department says the incident happened late Sunday afternoon.

03/29/2015

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Minn. Vikings Agree To Terms With CB Terence Newman

The Minnesota Vikings and veteran cornerback Terence Newman have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, reuniting him with coach Mike Zimmer.

03/27/2015

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Wilfs Pledge $19.5M More To Vikings’ Stadium

The Wilf family is pledging another $19.5 million toward the Minnesota Vikings’ stadium project to cover more of the costs in several aspects of building and surrounding areas.

03/26/2015

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Vikings Sign Polish OL Babatunde Aiyegbusi

The Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday they’ve signed free agent offensive lineman Babatunde Aiyegbusi. Aiyegbusi is a native of Poland and brings a large presence to Minnesota’s offensive line at 6 feet, 9 inches tall and 351 pounds.

03/26/2015

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Coach Zimmer ‘Fully Expects’ Peterson To Be With Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings don’t plan to trade Adrian Peterson and fully expect him to be with the team for the 2015 season. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer was emphatic about that Wednesday at the NFL owners’ meetings.

03/25/2015

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Vikings Bolster Defense With Free Agents Matthews, Mays

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms on contracts with linebacker Casey Matthews and safety Taylor Mays.

03/24/2015

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Vikings Sign S Taylor Mays, LB Casey Matthews

The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday they’ve agreed to terms with free agent defensive players Taylor Mays and Casey Matthews. Mays is a safety who played the last four seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals.

03/24/2015

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Agent: Peterson Return To Vikings Not In ‘Best Interest’

Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their relationship. Peterson’s agent, Ben Dogra, said in an interview on Tuesday that he believes a return to Minnesota this season is not in the “best interest” of the standout running back.

03/24/2015

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