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  1. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer leaves team to be with ailing fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | TwinCities

    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he won't be at training camp for Tuesday's practice because his father is ailing. Zimmer told the team after Monday's workout he would leave Mankato and then told reporters, adding that offensive coordinator Norv Turner will lead Tuesday's practice.

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  2. For St. Paul high school grads, college readiness is an issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | TwinCities

    For Ramon Page and several of his friends, graduating from a St. Paul public high school offered not a springboard to college but a trapdoor. Because of his low scores on a college placement test, Page had to take developmental math and English courses the summer before enrolling at Minnesota State University Mankato and then again during first semester.

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  3. Induction speech for Vikings great Mick Tingelhoff at Hall of Fame will be 'short and sweet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | TwinCities

    MANKATO, Minn. _ Don't expect Mick Tingelhoff to give a long-winded speech next weekend when inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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  4. Family members say flamboyant Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson determined to bounce backRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | TwinCities

    MANKATO, Minn. _ During the season, Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson drives around Eden Prairie in a red Camaro with his nickname "Flash'' painted in big letters on the back.

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  5. After leaving Blue Earth County Fair, 2 people killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | TwinCities

    An acquaintance says the two people who died in a car accident in southern Minnesota had just left a county fair before they were killed. The Minnesota State Patrol reports 74-year old Roderick Elbertand his passenger, 75-year old Kathy Ohman, both of North Mankato, died at the scene of the accident near Garden City Thursday.

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  6. Vikings activate defensive tackle Shamar Stephen for training camp off injured listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | TwinCities

    MANKATO, Minn. _ Vikings coach Mike Zimmer had said defensive tackle Shamar Stephen wouldn't miss more than the first three days of training camp, and he didn't.

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  7. Vikings: Cordarrelle Patterson 'rounding' corner, and that's a startRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | TwinCities

    Three practices are a small sample size, but baby steps matter for Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, who is on notice during his third season to establish his NFL bona fides. "I don't know that he's turned a corner yet, but he's definitely rounding one," coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday.

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  8. Vikings: Mark Wilf 'most excited I've been' in decade of ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | TwinCities

    Brothers Mark, left, and Zygi Wilf answer questions during an interview at Vikings headquarters in Eden Prairie on Friday morning May 11, 2012. One day after winning their seven-year fight for a new stadium, the Vikings owners started to lay out their vision for the $975 million project they hope will serve as a recruiting tool for free agents for decades.

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  9. Vikings owner/president Mark Wilf as 'excited' about a season as he's been in a decade of ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | TwinCities

    Wilf, the Vikings owner and president whose family bought the team in 2005, took in training camp Tuesday at Minnesota State Mankato. Before the afternoon session, he spoke with reporters.

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  10. Vikings safety Harrison Smith says he expects to end up re-signing with VikingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | TwinCities

    MANKATO, Minn. _ Vikings safety Harrison Smith isn't likely to sign a contract extension until next year, but he expects to end up remaining with the team beyond his current deal.

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  11. Vikings going high tech with virtual reality camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | TwinCities

    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer might be regarded as old school, but he's embracing the team having gone high tech. The Vikings are using a virtual reality camera system during training camp at Mankato State Minnesota and likely will continue to in practices throughout the season.

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  12. Vikings rookies get first taste of training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | TwinCities

    Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks had a smorgasbord of emotions during his first day of training camp on Sunday in Mankato. "I was a little nervous, very anxious," Kendricks, the Vikings' second-round draft pick , said.

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  13. Vikings' Audie Cole keeping his cool in first shot at starting middle linebacker jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | TwinCities

    Vikings linebacker Audie Cole walks to afternoon workouts at Minnesota State University in Mankato on Sunday, July 26, 2015. "I just got tired of it," he said of the long hair, which his mother will donate to Children with Hair Loss -- a And it feels good having a sense of familiarity with the playbook and the people as Cole enters his fourth "It's a spot that's up for grabs," coach Mike Zimmer said.

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  14. Vikings sign kicker Blair Walsh to extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | TwinCities

    Terms were not announced, but a source said the four-year deal is worth up to $14 million with $5.25 million guaranteed. The move puts Walsh under contract with the Vikings through 2019.

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  15. Vikings eat free at Matt Kalil's pizza joint during training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | TwinCities

    Tackle Matt Kalil is giving away free food to his Vikings teammates during training camp at a pizza restaurant he owns. Even though Minnesota has 21 players on the roster weighing more than 300 pounds, he's convinced that won't put him out of business.

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  16. Vikings place linebacker Casey Matthews on season-ending injured reserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | TwinCities

    MANKATO, Minn. _ Linebacker Casey Matthews signed a one-year deal last spring with the Vikings.

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  17. Running back Adrian Peterson still face of Vikings franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | TwinCities

    That became evident Saturday, when players reported for training camp, which starts Sunday at Minnesota State Mankato. Yes, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater received plenty of love from the several hundred fans who showed up to cheer the arrival of players and to get autographs, but Peterson stole the show.

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  18. Vikings exhibit opens at historical society in MankatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | TwinCities

    ADVANCED FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2015 Minnesota Vikings fans Cindy Walters and Marci Rodriguez look at photos of the 1961 Minnesota Vikings team at a new exhibit Friday, July 17, 2015, at the Blue Earth County Historical Society in Mankato. Swain recalls two-a-day practices on the Minnesota State University campus and living in Gage Hall, which doesn't have air conditioning, during the peak summer heat.

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  19. Vikings star Adrian Peterson, disgruntled no more, gets warm reception at training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | TwinCities

    When Bridgewater showed up for training camp at Minnesota State Mankato, the quarterback heard yells from Vikings fans of "Teddy, Teddy, Teddy.' ' They actually ended up paling in comparison to the chants of "AP, AP, AP''and "MVP, MVP, MVP'' heard shortly thereafter for Peterson.

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  20. Vikings Jabari Price ready to move forward after two-game suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | TwinCities

    Vikings cornerback Jabari Price expressed remorse Saturday for incurring a two-game NFL suspension. Now, he's ready to move forward.

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