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Sensationalism, romanticism and all that stuff.

I have written on this blog before about sensationalism and the kind of mixed reaction I have to it. I’ve had several conversations recently, though, that had me thinking about it again. 429 more words

Original Viking Rip Hawkins dies after battle with dementia

The second person drafted in Minnesota Vikings history has died.

The Vikings announced Thursday afternoon that Ross Cooper “Rip” Hawkins passed away at the age of 76. 339 more words


New Politics Battle Their Famous Friends in "West End Kids"

What happens when most of your friends happen to be your fellow label mates?

Simple. Get them all to appear in your new music video. 189 more words

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Minnesota Vikings - Welcome Players and Fans!

One of the best parts of Mankato summers is when the Minnesota Vikings come to town!  The city is buzzing with excitement with the rush of fans flooding in, local businesses are booming with the flux of traffic, as many stop into local stores & restaurants while enjoying their visit to watch the Vikes Training camp.  29 more words


Creative writing in a Viking ring fortress

Something I didn’t expect from this trip was to be given so many different educational opportunities. I expected the museums, the in-class discussions and Viking site visits but  the variety of experiences was really what made the trip exceptional. 328 more words

Can You Spot the Impostor? Three Truths and One Lie About the Vikings.

Of the four statements below, three are true and one is a lie. Can you spot the lie? (Scroll to the bottom to reveal the answers.) 422 more words


Vikings rookie Danielle Hunter 'a lot less raw' than coaches thought

It’s too early to tell how much playing time rookie defensive end Danielle Hunter will get this season, but he’s off to a fantastic start at training camp. 348 more words