full description - content: (Mankato, MN) -- The Minnesota Vikings had another pair of workouts yesterday on the campus of Minnesota State University as their 2015 Training Camp chugs forward in it’s first week. While today the team will take the day off from on the field activity they’ll return on Friday morning for a walk thru at 10:30 followed by a full pads workout that afternoon at 2:45.
full description - content: (Minneapolis, MN) -- Hennepin County authorities are identifying the second victim in a deadly shooting in Minneapolis over the weekend. The medical examiners office says Jorge Ulises Zavaleta-Martinez was found shot Saturday night with another man near the area of Franklin and Chicago avenues. Both died at the hospital the following day. No arrests had been made since the shooting.
full description - content: (Bloomington, MN) -- The outrage continues over the killing of a protected lion in Zimbabwe. Hundreds showed up yesterday to protest at the Bloomington office of dentist Walter Palmer. Palmer is accused of paying over 50-thousand-dollars to kill Cecil the lion early this month. Protesters carried signs reading "Killer" and "I am Cecil." He has since temporarily closed his practice and is referring his patients to other dentists.
full description - content: (Minneapolis, MN) -- Led by Maya Moore's game-high 27 points, the Minnesota Lynx raced past the Los Angeles Sparks 82-76 on Wednesday night, improving to a league-best 13-4 on the season. Lindsay Whalen returned after missing last week's game due to an eye injury, and scored 24 points. And in her Lynx debut, center Sylvia Fowles scored 11 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 26 minutes of action. Los Angeles got 12 points, seven rebounds and nine assists from former MVP Candace Parker, who played her first game of the season after sitting out to rest. Lynx are back at Target Center on Friday when they host Atlanta at 7 p-m.
full description - content: (Undated) -- Swimmers aren't be allowed in two different beaches in Ramsey County for the time being. County officials say Long Lake Beach in New Brighton and Lake Johanna beach in Arden Hills are temporarily closed because of high levels of E. Coli. Further testing will be done this week to determine when the beaches can re-open.
full description - content: (Minneapolis, MN) -- Minnesota Timberwolves rookie guard Tyus Jones will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to tonight's Minnesota Twins vs. Seattle Mariners game. The Wolves acquired Jones, the No. 24 overall pick in the 2015 N-B-A Draft, in a draft-day trade on June 25th. Jones is a native of Apple Valley, Minnesota.