In 14th Season, Hill's Career Comes Full Circle With VikingsEntering his 14th NFL season, Hill has returned to where it all began, as a backup for the Vikings. He was an undrafted free agent out of Maryland in 2002 and spent his first four seasons with the Vikings learning valuable insight despite appearing in just one regular season game in 2005 for a couple of kneel-downs.
Twins Lose 3-2 To Cardinals Again, Wrap Up 1-4 TripFor the second straight game, the Minnesota Twins fell just short of success. Consecutive 3-2 losses to the St. Louis Cardinals lessen the heartache of a 1-4 trip, if only somewhat. The Cardinals have the best record in the majors and the Twins remained in striking distance in the AL Central.
Man Charged With Trying To Disarm Cop At Regions Hospital"I'm not going back to prison," the man who allegedly tried to grab a deputy's gun at Regions Hospital Thursday afternoon said a week earlier when he was spotted by officers in St. Paul, according to new criminal charges.
House, Senate Move To Provide Help To Idled Taconite WorkersA measure that has won initial backing of Minnesota House and Senate lawmakers would ensure that Iron Range taconite workers are eligible for unemployment benefits when several plants are idled in coming months.
With The Wild Away, Fans Fill Downtown St. Paul For 1st Playoff GameFive-hundred-sixty-two miles separate the Minnesota Wild from their fans. But in downtown St. Paul Thursday, playoff excitement still had that home-ice feel. "This is where you go," St. Paul resident Linda Eichinger said. "Hockey fans, we're together and we're going to celebrate them no matter if they're in town or away."
Wild Blog: The Road Wins Keep Coming!If you haven’t jumped on the Wild bandwagon yet, here’s your open invitation, and now’s the perfect time to hop on board.
Burning Restrictions Extending To NE MinnesotaSpring burning restrictions will be extended to the northeastern Minnesota counties of Lake, Cook and St. Louis on Wednesday, the Department of Natural Resources says.
With 2-0 Win By Rival Jets, Wild Can't ClinchBlake Wheeler and Drew Stafford scored, Ondrej Pavelec made 32 saves and the Winnipeg Jets gave their playoff push a big boost with a 2-0 victory over Minnesota on Monday, preventing the Wild from clinching a wild-card spot.
Protesters March To Mpls. City Hall, Bringing I-35W To HaltA protest against the grand jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases spilled onto Interstate 35 W just south of downtown Minneapolis Thursday afternoon. The protesters blocked all of the northbound lanes causing traffic backup for miles. The crowd eventually ended up at Minneapolis City Hall.
Tarasenko Scores In Shootout; Blues Beat Wild 3-2Vladimir Tarasenko scored the lone shootout goal, and the St. Louis Blues rallied to beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Saturday night. It was Tarasenko's second post-regulation winner in two nights. He scored in overtime on Friday to give St. Louis a victory over Edmonton.
Wild Claim Nate Prosser Off Waivers From St. Louis The Minnesota Wild have claimed defenseman Nate Prosser off waivers from St. Louis. The Wild announced the move Thursday. Prosser became a free agent last summer and signed with St. Louis, only to be waived by the Blues this week.
Achieving Diversity In Police Ranks No Easy Task When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn't take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department's 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic.