Inspired by her 2-year-old cousin, the reigning Miss Minnesota, Danielle Hooper, will go to Menomonie High School's prom this weekend with Charlie Gainey, an 18-year-old junior who has Down syndrome.SEE ALSO: Target praised for using model with Down syndrome in adHooper, 20, is a junior at UW-Stout. ... More >>
Five U.S. cities -- L.A., D.C., Baltimore, Dallas and Tulsa -- are already pursuing a costly and competitive bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Now, Mayor R.T. Rybak wants to consider adding Minneapolis to that mix.See Also: - Ely goes all out for the 2016 Olympic bid - Cover: Vikings stadium pr ... More >>
Like Christmas, if expectations are set too high for any event or experience, disappointment is pretty much inevitable. Wait long enough for something to arrive, and when that something is over, the absence will sting like a salted wound.The 2012 London Olympics have come and gone, and the aftertast ... More >>
After all of the dust settled from the exciting athletic competitions staged over last two weeks, everyone turned their attention to the closing ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics last night at Olympic Stadium in London. Billed as "A Symphony Of British Music," the loose and jubilant closing cerem ... More >>
Given the propulsive-yet-tropical-yet-ethereal experimental pop in which High Places specialize, one might expect them to be a little standoffish, a bit removed, sort of aloof. To our surprise, the duo of Mary Pearson and Rob Barker turned out to be normal and chatty in a late March interview. In ... More >>
A day after the U.S. Men's Hockey Team's loss to Canada, the Minnesota state legislature votes to designate today as "Canada Day at the Capitol."
One man's vision of (twisted) Olympic grandeur. Reader submissions encouraged.
Have you been following New York's fashion week? Following Season 7 of Lifetime's Project Runway? Boy, I haven't.
The Rochester native was a member of two Olympics hockey teams and is one of the name architects of this year's squad.
Enjoy this video tutorial detailing the secrets of the mysterious Olympic sport. Shot locally at the largest Curling Club in the country.
Food product placement comes to video games
Officials shortened the track after the training-run death of Nodar Kumaritashvili, and that the abbreviated run didn't suit his strengths.
This ought to silence those Germans who whined about her weight.
The land of 10,000 lakes, hockey rinks and ski trails will be well represented in this winter's Olympics.
Rap just spent the length of a Presidential term pretending Shani Davis doesn't exist.
U.S. women's curling team hopes to win big in Vancouver
Ely kind of spoiled their semi-funny April Fools' joke yesterday by announcing it a day early. Either way, we can't pretend they didn't go all out for a couple laughs pretending to go for the 2016 Olympic bid.
As if a small Minnesota town could get any more unfunny.
After Charles Carlson was busted for several major lies about his past, he says he plans to withdraw from the race.
Minneapolis transplant's cross-country skiing career hasn't been easy
The only thing that could stop weightlifter Stacie Blaskowski from winning a third national title is Stacie Blaskowski
University of Minnesota wrestling coach J Robinson's to-do list this season: win big ten championship. Win national title. Put stranglehold on the growth of women's athletics.
Former Fillies center Tonyus Chavers watches from the sidelines as women's pro basketball hits the jackpot
Contemplating the last child