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Ex-Vikings QB Falls Short in USFL Championship Quest

Kyle Sloter and the New Orleans Breakers made a fabulous effort in 2022 to push through to the USFL championship but fell short on Saturday night, losing to the Birmingham Stallions, 31-17. Sloter completed 22 passes on 40 attempts for 327 yards, a touchdown, and two interceptions. Minnesota Vikings fans...

One Killed, Another Seriously Injured in Crash Near Jordan

Jordan, MN (KROC-AM News)- A 92-year-old man is dead and a 60-year-old woman was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following a two vehicle crash Thursday afternoon. The State Patrol says Vernon Rutzen of Robbinsdale was traveling north on County Rd. 79 east of Jordan when he failed to stop for a vehicle traveling west on Hwy. 282 . The two vehicles collided in the intersection.

Noor released from prison Monday

(Minneapolis, MN) -- Former Minneapolis police officer Mohammed Noor is scheduled for release next Monday. Noor shot Justine Ruszczyk Damond five years ago after she had called 9-1-1 to report a possible rape. He was initially sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison then the Minnesota Supreme Court reversed one of the two counts he was convicted of – third-degree murder. He was resentenced last year on the second-degree manslaughter conviction and has served the typical two-thirds of his sentence at the Oak Park Heights Correctional Facility.

Wisconsin doctors suspend abortion services

MADISON, Wis. -- Doctors across Wisconsin immediately stopped providing abortions on Friday, turning away women in waiting rooms and calling to cancel pending appointments following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling striking down its Roe v. Wade decision.The immediate halt to abortions came even as questions remained about the enforceability of a 173-year-old state ban.Wisconsin's Planned Parenthood says that they are "temporarily suspending" abortion services and looking at legal options following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. The president and CEO of Wisconsin's Planned Parenthood, Tanya Atkinson, says they will still help patients navigate to states where...

11-year-old girl catches huge carp with her bare hands in Lake Minnetonka

LAKE MINNETONKA, Minn. (FOX 9) - The Freese family from St. Michael are avid fishers who often go out on a lake twice a week during the summer. Mike Freese has taught his 11-year-old daughter Maddie Freese what he knows about the craft, and she catches more than her fair share, but on Tuesday, she snagged a big carp in a way that neither she nor her family had ever seen before.

Vikings Front Office Ranked 3rd Worst in NFL

Pro Football Network does not have warm and fuzzy feelings about the Minnesota Vikings new leadership tandem. A week and a half ago, PFN ranked Vikings skipper Kevin O’Connell as the worst coach in the NFL, a dubious distinction for a man who has yet to coach a football game as HC. This week, the underwhelming designation for Vikings bosses continued as PFN ranked general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah as the 30th-best GM leaguewide — or third-worst.

92-year-old man dead, 60-year-old woman critically hurt in Scott County crash

SCOTT COUNTY, Minn. – A Robbinsdale man is dead and a Belle Plaine woman is fighting for her life after a crash Thursday afternoon in Scott County.The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened at about 12:38 p.m. on Highway 282 at County Road 79, which is in Sand Creek Township.A sedan was traveling northbound on C.R. 79 when it didn't stop at a stop sign, and collided with an SUV heading westbound on the highway. The sedan, driven by 92-year-old Vernon Ferdinand Rutzen, then started on fire.Rutzen was pronounced dead at HCMC in Minneapolis. The driver of the SUV, 60-year-old Lori Lynn Borchardt, is being treated for "life threatening" injuries at North Memorial Health in Robbinsdale.The state patrol says both drivers had their seat belts on, and alcohol wasn't a factor in the crash.

Concerned about the Timberwolves trades diluting roster? Don’t be

How will the Minnesota Timberwolves finish assembling their roster for the 2022-23 NBA Season? Well, that’s quite a question, isn’t it? After all, the Timberwolves draft is merely the first chapter of the story. But if you were looking for a thrilling debut by Minnesota Timberwolves President Tim Connelly, you were likely not disappointed. He engaged in a series of trades that weaved back and forth, positioning the team to make picks for their most highly valued players.
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How Should We Feel About the Wolves Draft Picks?

The Minnesota Timberwolves entered the 2022 NBA Draft with 4 picks to be used. Those picks were picks 19, 40, 48, and 50. As the night went on, there wasn’t much action in the top 10 of the draft. Then, things started to get moving. Minnesota ended up the night with four players being selected, but the path was not as straightforward as it may sound. The Wolves did not use any of their first three picks, but rather did a slew of trades to eventually end up with selections 22, 26, 45, and 50.

Wisconsin election investigator says he deleted records

MADISON, Wis. — The former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice hired to investigate President Joe Biden's victory in the battleground state testified Thursday that he routinely deleted records, and deactivated a personal email account, even after receiving open records requests.Michael Gableman testified in a court hearing about whether the person who hired him, Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos, should face penalties after earlier being found in contempt for how he handled the records requests from American Oversight.Dane County Circuit Judge Valerie Bailey-Rihn decided against penalizing Vos for contemp, but said she would determine later whether to penalize Vos for how he...