National Guard called to respond to Minneapolis violence

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz called in the National Guard on Thursday as looting broke out in St. Paul and a wounded Minneapolis braced for more violence after rioting over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man in police custody, reduced parts of one neighborhood to a smoking shambles. The Minneapolis […]

Vikings, like Texans, work OT to advance in NFL playoffs

New Orleans (AP), January 6 – Working overtime paid off for Minnesota and Houston this weekend. One day after the Texans rallied from a 16-0 deficit to beat Buffalo 22-19 in an AFC wild-card game, the Vikings stunned New Orleans 26-20 on Sunday. Kirk Cousins hit tight end Kyle Rudolph with a 4-yard fade on […]

Minnesota governor set to name Franken’s Senate replacement

AP-US-Senate-Minnesota Dec 13, 2017 12:10AM (GMT 06:10) – 440 words By KYLE POTTER ,  Associated Press. Eds: Adds details, background. Will be updated from 10 a.m. news conference. With AP Photos. ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was set to reveal his choice Wednesday to replace Al Franken in the U.S. Senate, […]