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Minnesota Vikings MankatoMankato has been the home of the Minnesota Vikings Training Camp for 48 years and is now the home of the Mankato Timberwolves Training Camp.  You will have the opportunity to watch your favorite top Minnesota Vikings players practice and scrimmage and you might even get an autograph or two.  See your heroes up close then celebrate afterwards with your friends in our vibrant City Center.

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Minnesota Vikings

This professional American Football team has been a part of the National Football League (NFL) since 1960. Although they call Minneapolis home, for two glorious weeks each summer since 1966, the Minnesota Vikings call Mankato its home away from home during training camp.

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Minnesota Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves are Minnesota’s own professional basketball team.  The Wolves have been part of the National Basketball Association (NBA) since 1989.  Based out of Minneapolis, the team has a strong connection to Mankato through its owner Glen Taylor, a Mankato native, and through its training camp help at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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