'Beerwood Derby' To Benefit Local Boy ScoutsRemember those pinewood or carbon car derbies from when you were a kid? Well, it no longer has to be a childhood memory, because the grown-ups head to the races Saturday for the annual Beerwood Derby in Minneapolis.
Walker Says He'd 'Rather Be Ahead Than Behind' In RaceWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker hasn't officially announced that he's running for president, but he continues to send strong signals that a candidacy is inevitable.
U Of M Drops Racial Descriptions From Crime AlertsThe University of Minnesota will drop racial descriptions from campus crime alerts, unless the description of a suspect is detailed enough to identify the person.
Racial Discipline Gap Narrows In Minnesota SchoolsThe gap is narrowing between white students and students of color when it comes to discipline in Minnesota schools.
Family Accused Of Cyber Bullying Apologizes For Dad's ReactionThe family of the Prior Lake father who is accused of retaliating in the wake of his kids' alleged cyber bullying has responded to the national attention the incident has attracted. Recently, Brad Knudson posted a video on YouTube to show people how his 14-year-old daughter was being bullied via Snapchat.
Prior Lake Father Calls Out Teen Daughter’s Bullies OnlineA Prior Lake father is taking a unique approach to fight back against the family he says bullied his 14-year-old girl. He's calling them out on YouTube by showing an offensive video sent to his African-American daughter. (Warning: Video contains strong language). Brad Knudson posted the video to show people how his daughter was being bullied with racist messages via Snapchat. The YouTube video he made late Monday already has over 58,000 views.
Good Question: Who Makes Up Our Congress?On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden swore in 71 new members to the 114th Congress, including the first Black Republican woman elected to the U.S. House from Utah. This group of 535 people is now the most diverse in U.S. history.
Motorcyclists Ride In Unpredictable ‘I-Cycle Derby’You never know where a new year might take you. Take the motorcyclists who competed in the yearly "I-Cycle Derby" Thursday morning, a ride dedicated to the memory of Eddie James. All the participants knew was where to find the starting line in Minneapolis.
Franken Trounced McFadden In Senate Money RaceWhen it came to candidate money in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, it wasn't even close.
Bikers Worry Minnesota's Lone Velodrome May CloseThe days of Minnesota's only bicycle racing velodrome may be numbered. With a mounting list of necessary repairs at the National Sports Center's velodrome in Blaine, board members are weighing whether to put in hundreds of thousands of dollars or close it up.
Wisconsin Gov. Walker Race Too Close To CallWisconsin Gov. Scott Walker hoped to win his third election in four years Tuesday after a hard-fought campaign with Democratic businesswoman Mary Burke — a victory that could lead him to set his sights even higher by running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
Costumed Runners Take Park In Great Pumpkin Chase 10kThe Great Pumpkin Chase 10k trail run took place at the Lake Elmo Park Reserve Saturday morning. The race began at 8:30 a.m. and was followed by the 5k at 10 a.m. and the Dracula Dash for kids at 10:45 a.m.
St. Paul Police Fed. Pres: Mayor’s Arrest Statements ‘Inflammatory’ The president of the Saint Paul Police Federation has criticized Mayor Chris Coleman for <a href="http://cbsloc.al/1tLpZu6">statements he made</a> regarding the arrest of a man that was uploaded to YouTube. The incident involving Chris Lollie and three St. Paul Police officers took place on Jan. 31, but it went viral earlier this week after it was put on the popular video site.
Kenyan Wins Grandma's Marathon In Record TimeA 26-year-old Kenyan runner has set a record at Grandma's Marathon, beating the previous mark by 31 seconds. A Minneapolis Star Tribune report says Dominic Ondoro finished in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 9 minutes, 6 seconds. He beat second-place finisher Christopher Kipyego by 2 minutes, 51 seconds.
Bicyclists Hit The Road In North Star Grand PrixA major bicycle race gets underway in the Twin Cities on Wednesday. Three-hundred professional racers from all over the world are taking part in the North Star Grand Prix.