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"Don't Worry, I Got You."
By Denise Hellekson, The Village Business Institute I enjoyed watching the Summer Olympics more this year than I have in the past. Maybe it was because I had a greater need to see the positivity, pas...
8/21/12 at 3:53 PM
mama mondays: olympics prompts memories of track days
I missed the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics 2012 and was beginning to feel I had too many other obligations to sit tight long enough to get through any of the events. Then came my surprise...
8/20/12 at 12:01 AM
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 9:38 AM An endurance Sunday: Olympic women's marathon, Brewhouse Triathlon 8/6/12 at 1:46 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 9:09 AM
My Olympic dream
I've loved the Olympics for as long as I can remember. When I was a little girl in gymnastics, I dreamed of going to the Olympics and competing against the world's best. When I joined cross-country, t...
8/7/12 at 9:20 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 7:12 AM Flensburg Files News Flyer 29 November, 2011 11/29/11 at 6:55 AM
Bemidji State's Erin Cody, Minnesota's Sarah Erickson named to Team USA Winter Training Camp roster
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. A pair of hockey players with Bemidji connections have earned invitations to the 2010 USA Hockey Womens Winter Training Camp. Bemidji State senior Erin Cody and Universi...
12/8/10 at 11:50 PM BREC progress photos, Tomcikova Olympic update on a busy Bemidji week in sports 2/17/10 at 9:48 PM
Tomcikova shines again, Slovaks show resolve against Sweden at Olympics 2/16/10 at 11:48 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 3:47 PM Baby Knits 2/23/10 at 3:25 PM
The US Olympic Hat 2/15/10 at 2:31 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 9:30 AM Canada squad takes party to the ice 2/25/10 at 7:30 PM
Miller's effort puts Canada in tough spot 2/21/10 at 5:54 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 6:55 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 5:00 AM Olympic Eats 2/20/10 at 5:00 AM
Olympic Fever 2/19/10 at 5:00 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 2:31 AM
Tomassoni: Honor 1960 Olympic team
Former Olympic hockey player Sen. David Tomassoni wants today's White House to recognize an American gold medal team of 50 years ago. That is when the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team captured the gold ...
2/16/10 at 10:01 AM
The Olympian elite
For the next two weeks, many of us will be glued to the TV, watching the Olympic athletes as they race downhill on their skis and snowboards, compete on the hockey rink and perform feats of strength ...
2/15/10 at 4:51 AM
Winter Olympic memories
In the excitement following the gold medal win over Finland, Robert Verchota, father of U.S. Olympic hockey player Phil Verchota, grabbed a shotgun and fired three triumphant blasts from the front po...
2/12/10 at 3:52 PM