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Vikings release WR Jerome Simpson

The Vikings announced they’ve released wide receiver Jerome Simpson after the organization became aware of a July 7 citation on Thursday. Simpson missed the first two games of the season, …

Senate votes to support Obama on rebel aid

In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state militants on Thursday, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlined scarcely a week ago.





TFD: Vikings release Jerome Simpson, and we bring you stories from when he signed

The Vikings announced at 5:45 p.m. that they have released troubled WR Jerome Simpson. That brings to an end a rocky tenure from 2012-present in which he caught 74 …

Independence Party opens MN headquarters

The Minnesota Independence Party held a grand opening for its campaign headquarters in St. Paul Thursday.

Once-neglected Minneapolis bungalow becomes a showcase for the latest, greatest construction techniques

The roof, foundation and HVAC systems will get a radical update





Local music notes: Radio K turns 21

Radio K can booze it up all it wants now. The University of Minnesota’s intoxicating radio station (770 AM, 100.7 or 104.5 FM) will hit the streets to celebrate …

C.J.: ESPN's Josina Anderson dresses to a T (as in tootsies)

ESPN’s Josina Anderson has a self-imposed dress code when she’s covering pro sports. Wednesday the ESPN reporter was at Winter Park, the center of the NFL universe, as the Vikings …

Hartman: Peterson still might return to Vikings this season

Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf, who held a news conference Wednesday placing star running back Adrian Peterson on the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission list, taking him off the team but …


Let's Talk About the Facts of Enterovirus D68

With the first confirmed case of Enterovirus D68, many parents are scared and unsure what to look for.

Twitter recap of Michelle MacDonald's criminal trial

Read all of my tweets sent during Michelle MacDonald's criminal trial.

MacDonald's courthouse campaign stop begins

Michelle MacDonald's trial for suspicion of drunk driving and resisting arrest has begun.