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A commentary from Vikings fan Craig Robertson in the Wednesday, Jan. 24 Minneapolis Star-Tribune accuses Philadelphia Eagles fans of the “most obnoxious and violent behavior I have ever seen at a sporting event,” underlining a concern with intimidating fan conduct that persisted through the teams meeting up in the NFC Championship last weekend.
If there's a Cloud Nine in the Seventh Heaven of a Minnesotan's Happy Place, Vikings fans are there, right now, just hours after a nail-biter victory that sent the team to the NFC Championship game vs. the Eagles. Some of the reaction making the rounds on social media caught that incredible moment:
Fifty-eight people across the United States and Canada have likely become ill from a strain of E. coli bacteria and Canadian officials are advising people to refrain from eating the leafy green until further notice, an article on the Consumer Reports website says. On Thursday, Dec. 28, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that 17 illnesses from E. coli infection had been reported in 13 different states: California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington.
Yesterday's winter storm certainly did enough to disrupt life in the region with its sharp winds and icy roads, but it didn't amount to much snow-wise in the Red River Valley. Some areas in northern Minnesota did receive snow totals as high as 11 inches, however. Here are a selection of snowfall totals from across the region as reported Tuesday morning, Dec. 5, by the National Weather Service in Grand Forks . Totals will likely be updated as the day goes on.