Skol Girl

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Being a Vikings fan is in my blood, in fact, it is a dominant genetic tendency in my family passed down from my mother and grandmother. I spend the whole summer counting down the days until training camp starts. Then I spend my evenings shouting at the sports guys on the news who persist in talking about baseball when all I want to hear about is football. I'm not patient.

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What A Year: Looking Back, Looking Forward


Going into 2011 the Vikings were anxiously hopeful about their chances. Last season tied for a franchise worst, but sometimes failure just helps you rebuild things better than before. Twelve months...

Vikings Training Camp Through the Years


It's getting closer and closer to the start of the 2012 Minnesota Vikings Training Camp in Mankato and we can hardly wait. Seriously, we've been slipping Benadryl into Kyle's food just to calm him down. But if we have to wait a little bit longer for Training Camp, at least the Vikings were good enough to post some vintage pictures of Training Camps gone by. This album has images of Tommy Kramer, Chris Doleman, Anthony Carter, Bud Grant, and more. Enjoy this bit of nostalgia as we get ready to see what the Vikings' future will look like in Mankato this year!

Family Football Day


No matter how old or how young you are, there's just something great about football. In that spirit, the Minnesota Vikings will have a Family Day at the 2012 Training Camp at Minnesota State University, Mankato with family-friendly activities all day long. On Saturday, August 4, there will be a Jr. Training Camp and a Jr. Cheerleader Clinic. Both events are free to children of all ages. Registration forms for the events are available online. Families will also enjoy the Night Practice at Blakeslee Stadium at 7:00pm, Team Introductions following the practice at 9:30pm, and fireworks at 9:45pm. Make your plans now so your family can spend a day with the Vikings!

Vikings Training Camp Info


After a long off season, football is nearly here. The Minnesota Vikings will report to training camp on July 26 and activities start July 27 in Mankato, Minnesota. Because so many of the events at Training Camp are open to the public and free, it is a great chance to bring the whole family out to get a much-needed dose of football this summer. This link will take you to all the Training Camp info you need to plan your trip to Mankato. Don't miss out on the activities for kids like the Junior Training Camp or the Youth Cheerleading Clinic--both events are free!

Final Working Title Soundtrack Vote!


It's time for the final vote on the Daily Norseman's working title for the 2012 Minnesota Vikings Season Soundtrack. Cast your vote!

The Title Track Challenge: Time to Vote


We collected the songs for the 2012 MN Vikings Season Soundtrack Title Challenge, now it's the DN readers' turn to weigh in. Vote for the song you think should be in the top three!

Vikings Host Punt, Pass, and Kick Clinic for Special Olympics Minnesota Athletes


Last week the MN Vikings hosted a Punt, Pass, and Kick clinic at Winter Park for athletes from Special Olympics Minnesota.

Jared Allen Attends Rodeo To Raise Money for His Foundation


You never know where Jared Allen will show up next this off season. The Minnesota Vikings' defensive leader has created a foundation to help build and remodel homes for injured veterans called Homes for Wounded Warriors. He recently attended a rodeo in Minnesota to raise money for his charity and took at little time to talk about why this cause is so important to him.

2012 Season Soundtrack: Track 2 Results


The results are in for DN's 2012 Season Soundtrack Track 2 Challenge. Find out if your song won and don't miss the chance to submit a song for the Title Track Challenge!

Beating the Boredom, It's Contest Time


As the off season drags on, the Daily Norseman tries to keep things interesting with a silly contest.

Skol Girl's Swanky New Stadium Play List


For your listening enjoyment, DN's Facebook friends have created a play list ode to the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

Hurray for Us, And the Vikings Too


A little review and self-congratulations after the Minnesota Legislature came through and passed legislation for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

Latest Partisan Stadium Idea? Going Topless, Not As Entertaining As It Sounds


Party politics take their toll on the Minnesota Vikings stadium bill.

Chris Kluwe's Take on the NFL Draft


Minnesota Vikings fans' favorite punter, rocker, video game master, and Twitter luminary shares his take on a prospective player's experience living through the drama and expectations that go along with draft day. Kluwe's guest column in the St. Paul Pioneer Press has all the trademark insight and wit fans of the quirky punter have come to expect.

Gala Girl: The Daily Norseman at the Page Education Foundation 24th Annual Gala


Former Minnesota Viking and current Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page hosted the 24th gala for his Page Education Foundation on Saturday night and the Daily Norseman was in attendance.

After Latest Stadium Setback, Should Vikings Stay or Go?


After the Minnesota Vikings' stadium bill hit a major setback in the Minnesota House of Representatives on Monday night, what is next? Is there a next?

Free Agency Song Contest: The Results


The votes are in and we present the winners of the Daily Norseman's first Minnesota Vikings 2012 season song contest. Find out what song won the free-agency challenge.

Free Agency Venting, With a Catch


The MN Vikings off season hasn't been marked by crazy deals or flashy signings and the fans are getting restless. So the Daily Norseman is giving you a way to vent, but hang on because there's a...

New for Spring, Minneapolis Stadium Support


Spring is in the air and, surprisingly, so is the hope that the Minnesota Vikings' stadium legislation will get a boost from the recent support for the bill from the Minneapolis City Council.

Crime and Punishment: Penance for the Unsaintly Saints


One fan's take on some of the fallout of the New Orleans bounty program and their punishment from the NFL.

Stadium Bill Progress Report: Needs Improvement


The MN Vikings' stadium bill had its first outing in the Minnesota Legislature last week to mixed results. Here's why stadium supporters shouldn't despair just yet.

Fans at the Capitol


The Vikings are looking for some fan support at the state capitol tomorrow as the stadium bill makes it's way through committees.

Potential Struggles for Stadium Bill


The Minnesota Vikings now have a draft of a bill to build a new stadium in Minneapolis, but before a stadium becomes a reality the bill has to make it through the Minnesota Legislature.

Change, The Only Constant in the Stadium Situation


The MN Vikings have struck a deal for a new stadium in Minneapolis but don't bring in the bulldozers just yet, lots of issues have to be resolved before a new stadium is a done deal.

February Caption Contest Winners


Now presenting the winners from the Daily Norseman's February caption contest. Check out the winners of the Writers' Choice and the People's Choice.

I'm Bored So We're Having a Caption Contest


The NFL off season is upon us, but Minnesota Vikings fans can beat the winter blues with a Daily Norseman photo caption contest. We're dusting off our famed Burger King crown and we're looking for...

All Day Cupid


Adrian Peterson is giving you a chance to win a phone call from him this Valentine's Day.

Final Ultimate Misery Mix 2011 Results


Even though we cheered for a team that wasn't very good, the Minnesota Vikings fans here at the Daily Norseman have found ways to have fun. And now, the Ultimate Misery Mix 2011 is complete.

My Enemy's Enemy Is My Stadium Buddy, Or Not


So many competing interests involved in the Minnesota Vikings' bid for a new stadium, so little time to get a deal done...

The Last Ultimate Misery Mix 2011 Challenge


The 2011 season wasn't easy on MN Vikings' fans to live through, but with wit and humor Daily Norseman readers have found a way to have fun. Here's the final Ultimate Misery Mix 2011 challenge.

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