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How To Gear Up For The Twin Cities Marathon

The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is less than two weeks away, and all this week we’ll be giving tips to help you make sure you’re ready to run. You may think running a marathon is just about running, but there’s actually much more that goes into it.

09/23/2013

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Hundreds Gather To Remember Monticello Track Star

Family, friends and teammates remembered the life of a college athlete killed in a tragic accident. Phillip LaVallee was a cross country and track star at Monticello High School and was heading into his sophomore year at South Dakota State. The 19-year-old was hit and killed last month while out on a training run, three miles from his parents’ home in Otsego.

09/14/2013

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Could You Run A 25-Yard Dash In Heels?

Dozens of women and men will lace up their shoes and do a 25-yard dash to raise thousands of dollars for charity. OK, so running a 25-yard dash sounds like no big deal, right? It’s a little harder to do when you’re wearing high heels.

08/14/2013

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Rep. State Sen. Pederson Jumps In 6th District Race

Republican State Senator John Pederson has joined the race to try to succeed Congresswoman Michele Bachmann in Minnesota’s 6th District. “I have very strong beliefs about the future of our country,” Pederson said. “I believe I have the qualifications that will enable me to effectively represent the interests of the people in the 6th Congressional District.”

07/11/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 7-3!

A man runs 25 mph on a treadmill….is it enough to win THE SMACK DOWN?

07/03/2013

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Bachmann Not Ruling Out Run For Public Office

Outgoing U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota is not ruling out a possible return to public office. Bachmann gave her first interview Thursday night since her surprise announcement last week that she won’t seek re-election. The tea party favorite told Sean Hannity of Fox News Channel that she might run again for public office, but gave no specifics.

06/06/2013

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Another Segment For Gitchi-Gami Trail

Add about 2 more miles to the Gitchi-Gami State Trail for bicyclists, runners and walkers along U.S. 61 between Two Harbors and Grand Marais. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Gitchi-Gami Trail Association officially opened the 2.3-mile segment in the Silver Bay area.

06/05/2013

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Good Question: Is Running Or Walking Healthier?

Some studies have shown running to be a better exercise when it comes to our health. But, other studies – even from the same data set – have seemingly shown the opposite. So, what is better: running or walking?

05/30/2013

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MN Inventor Says ‘Moto Knee’ Can Help Amputees Walk – Even Run

CBS News Correspondent, Ben Tracy, introduces us to a Minnesota inventor who believes his invention can get Boston bombing victims not only get back on their feet, but run.

05/26/2013

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Minnesotans Take Home Titles In 9th Fargo Marathon

Two Minnesotans are taking home titles in the ninth annual Fargo Marathon. Chris Erichsen of Minneapolis crossed the finish line Saturday in a time of 2 hours, 20 minutes, 42 seconds, to win the men’s title.

05/18/2013

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Local Boston Marathon Runners React To Bombings

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.

04/15/2013

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MN Couple Running A Marathon On Every Continent, Including Antarctica

It’s summer in Antarctica right with temperatures ranging between 10 and 40 degrees above zero.

02/26/2013

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Dog Falls 5 Stories & Survives Thanks To U Of M Technology

A Twin Cities dog owner calls her best friend a “miracle.” Once a runner, it’s now amazing 3-year-old Gauge can even walk.

02/13/2013

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Peterson, Vikings Win Again Without Much Passing

The Minnesota Vikings don’t have a secret to success, really, because their formula is so obvious.

12/10/2012

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Jogger Shot By Pellet Gun, Turns Suspects In With Cell Phone Pic

A jogger’s quick thinking helped police catch two guys accused of shooting her with a pellet gun.

11/15/2012

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