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Team Grades: Minnesota Vikings Put Up Fight, But Fall Short In New Orleans

The Minnesota Vikings fell to the New Orleans Saints 20-9 Sunday at the Superdome. The offense could not get into the end zone, settling for three field goals instead of getting touchdowns. The defense struggled early, but settled down and kept the team in the game. The special teams were good, with the exception of the punt return unit.

09/22/2014

Sharrif Floyd #95 of the Minnesota Vikings runs a drill during a rookie minicamp on May 3, 2013 at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Sharrif Floyd Looks To Continue Vikings Tradition Of Good Defensive Tackles

The Minnesota Vikings have a long tradition of having very good defensive tackles. They drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round of the 2013 draft in hopes that he can continue the trend. He learned a lot of from former teammate Kevin Williams and slimmed down in the offseason to reach his full potential. This season should be the beginning of the Floyd era in Minnesota.

08/22/2014

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Researcher’s Neighbors Deny Problems With Bears

Neighbors of a Minnesota man who was denied a permit to continue his research told an administrative law judge Tuesday that the wild bears he studies aren’t dangerous and don’t cause problems.

03/04/2014

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Line To See Boost In Play Time If Ellison Misses The Vikings’ Home Opener

The Minnesota Vikings are preparing to be without tight end Rhett Ellison for Sunday’s home opener against the Cleveland Browns. Undrafted rookie Zach Line is next in line to fill-in for suspended fullback Jerome Felton as Adrian Peterson’s lead blocker. The Vikings had five players listed as limited participants in practice and three players as full participants.

09/20/2013

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 04: Cornerback Josh Robinson #21 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on prior to the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on November 4, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Minnesota Vikings May Have Found Future Starter In Josh Robinson

Josh Robinson is becoming one of the mainstays in the Vikings secondary. The team knows that veteran leader Antoine Winfield is nearing the end of his career. Robinson’s play has given the team assurance that it will be fine when Winfield decides to hang up the cleats.

12/25/2012

Minnesota Vikings Turning To Veteran Experience Of Jamarca Sanford

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier decided to keep his only returning safety, but as a special teams player and backup at both safety positions. Frazier kept five safeties on the roster and Sanford, in his fourth year in the league, has the most experience.

09/25/2012

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U Of M Regents Scrutinize Administrative Pay

As tuition and student debt are on the rise, so is the scrutiny regarding executive pay at the University of Minnesota.

04/13/2012

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Cottage Grove Police Officer Cleared In Standoff

The Washington County Attorney’s office has cleared a Cottage Grove police officer who shot and wounded a man during a standoff in August.

10/24/2011

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Minn. Dentist Fined $30,000 For Alleged Gropings

A South St. Paul dentist has been fined $30,000 by the state Board of Dentistry for allegedly groping female patients

10/08/2011

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Court Rules For Estate Of Fired Cancer Victim

A Maryland-based home health services company has been ordered to pay $160,000 to the estate of a woman who was terminated after informing her bosses she had cancer.

09/24/2011

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Minn. Man Gets Probation For Beating His 2 Kids

A Roseville man who pleaded guilty to beating his two kids for changing the TV channel from a Christian station has been sentenced to one year of probation.

08/13/2011

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Trial In Lake Elmo Homicide Continues Monday

A prosecutor says a man plotted to kill another man who was trying to sell a car on Craigslist, but his defense attorney says the shooting was accidental.

08/06/2011

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No Felony Charges Against Minn. Commissioner

No felony charges will be filed against a Washington County commissioner arrested last month on suspicion of domestic assault.

06/06/2011

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