Despite the unseasonably warm weather, 2017 Polaris Vikings WinterFest, which was held in Prior Lake, was a success, with fans coming from around the Upper Midwest to meet Vikings players, watch live music, and more.
Perspectives from multiple generations contributed significantly to a panel discussion hosted recently by Macalester College for the Vikings Celebrate Perseverance Black History Month content series.
The Vikings recently held a 'Show Us Your Bold' rally at Mall of America to help kick off the countdown to Minneapolis hosting Super Bowl LII in 2018.
Hear from Macalester College Professor Duchess Harris, who talked after a screening of "Hidden Figures," as part of the Vikings Celebrate Perseverance Black History Month series.
Hear from former Viking Gene Washington about growing up in Texas and having to head north to Michigan State to play football due to prejudices in the south, and how he stressed the value of education to his family in life after football.
Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman braved near-perfect conditions Thursday afternoon at the 2017 Polar Plunge to benefit the Special Olympics.
As part of Minneapolis hosting Super Bowl LII next February, the community kicked off the "52 Weeks of Giving" on Wednesday in Minneapolis, donating a grant a week for the next year.
The NFL and Special Olympics hosted a flag football game featuring local Special Olympic athletes on Wednesday, January 25 at ESPN Wide World of Sports as part of Pro Bowl week in Orlando, with Vikings players joining in to help out.