More Americans Dismissing Notions Of Retirement, Study FindsIncreasing numbers of Americans are expecting to work well past the traditional retirement age, and in some cases they are dismissing the idea of retirement altogether. But health and a variety of other factors often get in the way of those expectations.
Walton, Michigan Top Gophers 82-74Derrick Walton Jr. sparked Michigan's strong start with 19 of his career-high 26 points in the first half, and the Wolverines hung on to beat Minnesota 82-74 Wednesday and give the Gophers their 13th consecutive loss.
Gophers Lose The Jug To Michigan 29-26 On Goal-Line StandoffWilton Speight came off the bench and threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Jehu Chesson with under 5 minutes to play and No. 15 Michigan stopped Mitch Leidner on a sneak as time expired to escape with a 29-26 victory over Minnesota on Saturday night.
Alzheimer's Takes Toll On Doctor And His FamilyAt least half of us already know someone with Alzheimer's Disease, and in the next decade twice as many Minnesotans will be diagnosed. WCCO is beginning an up-close look, documenting the fight one family is in.
Michigan Rallies For 62-57 Win Over MinnesotaDerrick Walton and Caris LeVert scored 15 points apiece, and Michigan rallied for a 62-57 victory over Minnesota on Saturday. The Wolverines (10-6, 3-1 Big Ten) trailed 49-40 after Minnesota's Nate Mason made 3-pointer with 8:56 remaining, but the Golden Gophers (11-6, 0-4) went nearly seven minutes before their next field goal, struggling to convert against Michigan's 1-3-1 defense.
Study Planned On Dealing With Great Lakes ChangesWith Great Lakes levels finally back to normal after a 15-year downturn, the University of Michigan plans research to help people in the region prepare for future ups and downs. The university's Graham Sustainability Institute announced the program this week, as federal scientists reported that Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan and Erie are well above their long-term average levels. Lake Ontario is slightly below.
Michigan, Minnesota Both With QB Uncertainty Amid all the big-picture issues facing Michigan's football program right now — empty seats, fan frustration and the future of coach Brady Hoke — the Wolverines have a more immediate question to resolve.
U Of Minn. Solar Car Places 2nd In 1,700-Mile RaceFor the racers in the American Solar Challenge, just finishing the course is a major accomplishment. The race started in Austin, Texas, last Monday. After eight days on the road, and 1,700 miles through 7 states, the University of Michigan racer crossed the finish line in Minnesota first. The University of Minnesota team finished second.
Gopher Basketball Loses To U. Of Michigan 66 - 56Nik Stauskas scored 21 points and Glenn Robinson III provided an emotional lift with his dunks as No. 16 Michigan clinched at least a share of the Big Ten title with a 66-56 victory over Minnesota on Saturday night.
Gophers Motivated By 'Little Brown' EmbarrassmentMichigan has dominated Minnesota in football for years. They play for the Little Brown Jug trophy so this is still considered one of the Big Ten's many rivalries, but the Gophers have only won three times in the last 40 games.
Anxiety May Be Harder On Women Than MenFor many people, balancing family life with work and everything else in between can get the best of you. But a new study found anxiety causes women's brains to work harder than men's when put in the same situations.
Study Probes Climate Change In Great Lakes CitiesA new University of Michigan project will help city leaders in the Great Lakes region plan for dealing with climate change.