In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, America changed. Congress passed the Patriot Act. New federal agencies formed to search us at the airport and to look for terrorists at home and abroad.
More than 500 Minnesotans were in Boston, to run the marathon. And some of them started coming back home Tuesday morning.
Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings in Minnesota to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Hennepin County Judge Jay Quam of Eden Prairie joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News and recounted his story from the Boston Marathon yesterday.
America was left stunned after at least two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon, killing three people and leaving 176 injured, 17 of those critically.
Minnesotans are known for being active, so it’s no surprise that out of about 27 thousand runners at Monday’s Boston Marathon, 539 of those registered to run are from right here in Minnesota.
Officials of Grandma’s Marathon in Minnesota say they will examine their security in the wake of the deadly Boston Marathon explosions.
In the wake of the deadly explosions at the end of the Boston Marathon Monday, authorities in the Twin Cities said there are no known threats in Minnesota or Hennepin County, according to local and national security sources.
A Minnesota lawmaker had trouble getting word out he was OK after finishing the Boston Marathon, site of a deadly explosion.
With the mercury at 80-degrees when the starting gun was fired, it was one of the warmest Boston Marathons in the history of the event. That’s why race officials were offering deferments to runners.