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Ugandan Kiprotich wins Olympic marathon in 2:08:01
Stephen Kiprotich, 23, gave Uganda its first gold medal of the 2012 Summer Olympics, and first since 1972, by winning Sunday's men's marathon in 2:08:01 ahead of two Kenyan runners. Meb Keflezighi, th...
8/12/12 at 8:38 AM An endurance Sunday: Olympic women's marathon, Brewhouse Triathlon 8/6/12 at 12:46 PM
New NCAA rules; Omaha, Vermont lose assistants; WCHA composite schedule; Radcliffe out of Olympic marathon; U.S. team takes a train to London 8/2/12 at 8:09 AM
Adorable Cat Journalists, Silly Olympics Links and a Tornado Map
A few totally frivolous links, plus a few more thought-provoking ones for you folks today: These 40 things will make you feel old, apparently. Many kids today have never seen a floppy disk, nor have ...
7/31/12 at 9:00 AM
Not so Warm
As the eastern two-thirds of the United States continue with this prolong period of above average temperatures, other locations in the northern hemisphere have been experiencing a long stretch of the ...
7/25/12 at 4:54 AM
Way to go, humans
I received a letter today from a woman who organized a fundraiser for Renee Giefer, who had a kidney and pancreas transplant in December. She let me know that almost $15,000 was raised to help Renee a...
5/30/12 at 2:19 PM Special Olympics Minnesota 5/20/11 at 8:10 AM
Enjoying the Olympics 2/22/10 at 8:05 AM
The award-winning horizonlines.org magazine launches 2012 issue
Monday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Minnesota State University Moorheads CMU Underground the 2012 issue of horizonlines.org will be launched. The magazine will be projected on a screen, and the public is i...
5/4/12 at 10:10 AM
Local curling club great way to meet new people though sports With temperatures diving into the sub zeros its hard getting exercise and playing team sports. Sure, you could go to the gym and deal with...
2/29/12 at 7:07 PM
2012: The Year of Reckoning
If there is a year where judgement day will take place, where our actions of the past will determine our fate in the future and where justice will be served once and for all, this year is it and for ...
1/4/12 at 6:12 AM Flensburg Files News Flyer 29 November, 2011 11/29/11 at 5:55 AM
Dragons 4 Wellness ends rebuilding year
BY MICHAEL SMITH firstname.lastname@example.org After a difficult and unorganized year, Dragons 4 Wellness is taking the lessons learned and looking forward to a fresh start. This year has kind of been a rebui...
5/9/11 at 3:00 AM
Frozen Feat 2011
Runners train on all types of surfaces and in all kinds of weather. Races, however, are almost never held in the winter, in North Dakota, due to the extreme conditions and slippery footing. I say alm...
2/12/11 at 10:13 PM
Today's Show Thursday 3/25
Today on The Christopher Gabriel Program: Soldier Gets in Trouble for Rap Song... that details him killing fellow soldiers; Would you be willing to pay an extra couple of bucks for a meal to help pay ...
3/25/10 at 2:03 AM Today's Show Monday 3/1 3/1/10 at 2:24 AM
Today's Show Monday 2/22 2/22/10 at 2:16 AM
I had great intentions of taking pictures at the Olympic Closing Ceremony at Fabric Works on Sunday. However, I was frantically trying to weave in ends and finish up my sweater. Plus, the...
3/2/10 at 2:47 PM Baby Knits 2/23/10 at 2:25 PM
The US Olympic Hat 2/15/10 at 1:31 PM
Are the A's doomed again?
The Athletics are baseball's nomads. They've relocated to three different parts of the country in over 100 years of play, and they could be doomed to relocating again. I don't normally link too m...
3/1/10 at 8:30 AM Canada squad takes party to the ice 2/25/10 at 6:30 PM
Miller's effort puts Canada in tough spot 2/21/10 at 4:54 PM
Do you believe in miracles?
It may be an earmark that I am growing older, but I can’t believe the last Winter Olympics were in 2006. It just doesn’t seem that long ago. The Olympics snuck up on me recently and presen...
2/25/10 at 5:55 AM
Fun Do Part I
For some reason, the Winter Olympics inspire me to cook up some … Fondue. Maybe it’s because people from those Nordic countries are so dominant in so many winter sports? Isn’t fondu...
2/25/10 at 4:00 AM Olympic Eats 2/20/10 at 4:00 AM
Olympic Fever 2/19/10 at 4:00 AM
The Olympics are in full swing, and no doubt, many of you have been tuning in to catch some of the action on television. Of course, it would quite exciting to be there in person (there are more than 3...
2/18/10 at 1:31 AM