Quarterback Mitch Leidner rushed for 151 yards and four touchdowns to lift Minnesota to a 43-24 victory over San Jose State on Saturday. Leidner was filling in for injured starter Philip Nelson, who was out with a bad hamstring. Here's some highlights from the game.
Seimone Augustus scored 19 points, Rebekkah Brunson had 18 and Maya Moore added 17 to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 80-64 win over the Seattle Storm in the opener of their Western Conference semifinal series Friday night.
This weekend the Walker Art Center opens "Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties," an enormous show of the early work of the artist who gave the city one of its landmarks.
The locked out musicians on the Minnesota Orchestra played a free concert at the Lake Harriet Bandshell in Minneapolis in Sunday evening before an audience of thousands.
The Minnesota Vikings lost to the Chicago Bears Sunday after a touchdown throw by Jay Cutler with 10 seconds left on the clock. The Bears won 31-30. Here are some highlights.
With Minnesota coach Jerry Kill at a hospital after a seizure at halftime, David Cobb and Rodrick Williams each rushed for two touchdowns to lead the Gophers past Western Illinois 29-12 on Saturday afternoon.
A block in the center of downtown Winona was heavily damaged by fire on Friday morning.
Artist Carly Schmitt asked people in the Lyndale neighborhood of Minneapolis to share objects that they thought best represented them for her Curiosities of Lyndale project. She then photographed the images and photoshopped them to make them appear like they are in curio cabinets along Lyndale. The result: public art covering some of the neighborhood's ugliest public structures.
It's the first Sunday of NFL action. There are 13 games today and tonight with teams hoping to start the long road to the Super Bowl at the Meadowlands next February. The Minnesota Vikings start off the season against the Detroit Lions.
The Dorothy Molter Museum in Ely, Minn., celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, telling the story of the last full time resident of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. For more than half a century the "Root Beer Lady," as she became known, defied the government to live alone on an island, 15 miles from the nearest road.
While some school districts started school earlier, today marks the start of school for most around Minnesota. A number of traditions and new events make it memorable.
MPR's Nikki Tundel documented some of the many young people who showed their animals at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair.