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Vikings fire Head Coach Mike Zimmer, General Manager Rick Spielman

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – It’s been the elephant in the room since the Minnesota Vikings were eliminated from the NFC Playoffs, and it became official on Monday: The team has parted ways with both Mike Zimmer as head coach, and Rick Spielman as general manager. The Vikings beat the Chicago Bears 31-17 on Sunday in the regular season finale at…

Vikings fans cling onto the hopes of a win against the Packers

Fans gathered at Buffalo Wild Wings on 42nd Street South.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Minnesota Vikings fans gathered at Buffalo Wild Wings in Fargo for the Sunday Night Showdown with the Green Bay Packers. The Packers are currently hosting the Vikings at Lambeau Field in what is a must win matchup for the purple and yellow. The Vikings face an uphill battle against the first place Packers without starting quarterback…

Vikings race out to 29-0 lead, hang onto beat Steelers 36-28

Vikings move record to 6-7

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Vikings got out to a 29-0 lead, then had to hang on until the last play of the game to get a 36-28 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and improve to 6-7 on the season, keeping their NFC Playoff hopes alive for another week. With three seconds to play, Ben Roethlisberger was looking for…

People keep shovels and sleds handy for continuous snowfall

When you live in the upper midwest, winter is a great time to make memories and spend time with family and friends.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) -As snow keeps falling, people continue to keep those shovels and sleds on hand. “Well it is about that time of year, start getting some more snow, so we are out here shoveling – getting it done before the Vikings play at noon,” said Spence Evans of Fargo. “I’m shoveling my mom’s driveway. I mean it is…

‘I’m not ashamed of it anymore:’ Everson Griffin shares bipolar diagnosis

(FOX 9) – Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen is opening up about his mental health. Griffin, 33, shared that he is bipolar in an Instagram post Friday evening and wrote that he will be an advocate for mental health. His caption states: It’s true I am bipolar. I will embrace it and I will be an advocate for mental health. I been running…

Dilworth’s Red Hen Taphouse raising money for Mike Zimmer Foundation

DILWORTH, Minn. (KVRR) – Grab some food at Red Hen Taphouse, have some fun, and help the Vikings’ head coach’s charity. “Ten percent from every purchase of charity chicken will go directly to my non-profit, the Mike Zimmer Foundation which helps give back to the youth of Minnesota,” Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer said. Each month Red Hen Taphouse will…

Update: Situation at Everson Griffen’s home resolves peacefully

MINNETRISTA, Minn. (FOX 9) – A situation at the home of Minnesota Vikings has ended peacefully after an apparent mental health incident led to a response by local police and team staff. The situation had been ongoing since early Wednesday morning before police announced in the afternoon that it had been resolved. Griffen, 33, posted a disturbing video on his…

Watch: Cousins surprises Vikings fans on Twin Cities freeway

Gotta love @KirkCousins8 pic.twitter.com/f7hNX6Ct2D — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) November 22, 2021 MINNEAPOLIS (KVRR) – Following the Vikings’ victory over the Green Bay Packers Sunday, quarterback Kirk Cousins acknowledged a van full of Vikings fans during his commute on a Twin Cities area highway. The Vikings shared Cousins’ social media post, showing Cousins giving a “thumbs up” as he pulls alongside…

Vikings guard Dakota Dozier hospitalized with COVID-19

MINNEAPOLIS (Fox News) – Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Dakota Dozier, who is vaccinated, was hospitalized on Tuesday night after contracting COVID-19, reports say. Head coach Mike Zimmer confirmed to reporters on Wednesday that dozens of players and staff are being tested after being deemed a close contact with a player that was sent to the emergency room with COVID. “One…

Report: Dalvin Cook a victim in domestic abuse, extortion case

MINNEAPOLIS (Fox 9) – Minnesota Vikings star running back Dalvin Cook is apparently the victim in a case involving domestic abuse and extortion, according to his agent Zac Hiller. The nature and details of the case are unclear. It was first reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter Tuesday night. “An incident occurred over one year ago, when a female US Military…