Category Archives: Minnesota

Notable stories from the Land of 10,000 Lakes.

This woman is about to have a very bad week

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Unknown woman keeping it classy before the Vikings game. Photo: HANNAH FOSLIEN/GETTY IMAGES

Donning Adrian Peterson jerseys and at least one wielding a “switch,” defiant Vikings fans showed support Sunday for the star running back hit with shocking abuse charges over the beating of his 4-year-old son.

Child abuse is pretty funny huh lady?

Well the call is out to identify this moron and learn more about her brand of humor.

She is about to have a very bad week.

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A warrant was issued today for the arrest of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for child abuse. Continue reading

The Replacements on Jimmy Fallon

They still got it.

Kevin Love Jersey Burning – Minnesota Nice Style

How Minnesota sports fans deal with the loss of a star.

America’s 10 Most Miserable Sports Cities

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How does a team make their fans feel miserable? Losing a lot is one way. But so is the tease, building up their hopes before letting them down. Teams from these 10 cities have toyed with their fans the most over the years. Misery points are awarded for postseason records – the later you lose the more points you get – supplemented by other factors like fewest championships per season and the length of a city’s current championship drought. Candidates are limited to those cities with at least 75 cumulative MLB, NFL, NBA, and NHL seasons.

No. 9: Minneapolis
Teams: Vikings, Twins, Timberwolves, Lakers, Wild, North Stars

Championship Round Record: 7-8
Semifinal Round Record: 12-18
Seasons/championships: 184/7
Last title: 1991
The Vikings were 0-4 in Super Bowls long before the Bills were.

I needed therapy after the 2009 Vikings season.

Full Story – See Entire List on Forbes

 

Cleveland has acquired Kevin Love

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Photo: CBS Sports

The Minnesota Timberwolves have reached an agreement in principle to send All-Star forward Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett and a protected 2015 first-round draft pick, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

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Lee’s Liquor Lounge

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Suspect Arrested in Shooting of Mendota Heights Police Officer

Police killer suspect Brian Fitch Photo: Dakota County Sherrif's Office

Police killer suspect Brian Fitch Photo: Dakota County Sherrif’s Office

Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick was shot and killed near Dodd Road and Smith Avenue in West St. Paul just before 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. He was the first officer killed in the line of duty ever in this department. 
After an all day manhunt, sources say Brian Fitch Sr. has been captured. Fitch is in the hospital with gunshot wounds. How he was shot is unclear, but I sure hope a police officer did it while closing in on him. More news. Pray for this officer’s family tonight. 

UPDATE: Here is the police radio audio during the suspects shootout with police and his subsequent arrest. (via MN Police Clips)

https://soundcloud.com/mn-police-scanner-audio/brian-george-fitch

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Can you hear me now? Fox 9 Microphone News Blooper

M.A. Rosko at Fox 9 was having some technical difficulties this morning. 

If you remember, she was having some skating issues last winter too. 

31 bars will be open late for the MLB All-Star Game

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These 31 bars and adult venues have a special license to stay open until 4 a.m. on the last day of MLB All-Star Game festivities in anticipation of a baseball-fueled blitz of nighttime business.

The Minnesota Legislature gave the bars (and adult venues, denoted with an *) a special dispensation. The extended hours only apply from noon on July 15 to the wee hours of July 16.

The 508 Bar & Restaurant—508 First Ave. N.
Seven Steakhouse Sushi Ultralounge Skybar—700 Hennepin Ave.
Aqua Nightclub—400 First Ave. N.
Augie’s Cabaret*— 424 Hennepin Ave.
Bar Fly—711 Hennepin Ave.
Brother’s Bar & Grill—430 First Ave. N.
Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre—824 Hennepin Ave.
The Capital Grille—801 Hennepin Ave.
Cowboy Jacks—126 Fifth St. N.
Club New York—10 Fifth St. S.
Devil’s Advocate—89 10th St. S.
Downtown Cabaret*—115 Fourth St. S.
The Executive Lounge*—418 Third Ave. N.
Firelake Grill House—31 Seventh St. S.
First Avenue—701 First Ave. N.
The Grand Hotel—615 Second Ave. S.
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis—1300 Nicollet Mall
Hubert’s Sports Bar—600 First Ave. N.
Kieran’s Irish Pub—85 Sixth St. N.
The Local—931 Nicollet Mall
The Loon Cafe—500 First Ave. N.
Marin Restaurant & Bar—901 Hennepin Ave.
Millenium Hotel—1313 Nicollet Mall
The Pourhouse—10 Fifth St. S.
Rick’s Cabaret*—300 Third St. S.
The Seville Club*—15 Glenwood Ave.
The Shout House—650 Hennepin Ave.
Solera Restaurant & Event Center—900 Hennepin Ave.
Spades Nightclub—322 First Ave. N.
Uncle Bucks—26 Fifth St. N.

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