Golden Valley-based General Mills Thursday announced that not one, but two Olympic gold medal winners will appear on upcoming Wheaties cereal boxes. The company said consumers can expect to see swimmer Michael Phelps and beach volleyball player Misty May-Treanor on limited-edition boxes starting next month.
North High principal Mauri Friestleben returning to finish year
The principal said Friday she had been fired from her role over her support of a student protest.
One dead, two injured in wrong-way crash on Hwy. 169
The crash occurred on Highway 169 early Sunday morning.
Campsites closed at Voyageurs National Park due to 'historic' water levels
All backcountry trails and campsites are closed, as well as many frontcountry sites.
Lawmakers reach agreement on tax cuts ahead of session's end
Lawmakers announced they had reached a deal on a tax bill Saturday ahead of the looming session deadline.
Victims of daytime drive-by shooting in Robbinsdale identified
The two men died after a hail of bullets struck a vehicle.
Source of 'loud explosion' in Brooklyn Park a mystery
The noise was investigated by police, but no source could be determined.
COVID: All Americans over 50 advised to get a second booster
Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are on the rise again as new COVID variants emerge.
2 Minnesotans inducted into White Castle's Hall of Fame
White Castle — it's what a man in Minneapolis and another in Woodbury, crave.
Video shows officers ended pursuit before fatal crash in Anoka
The crash occurred when the driver fled police during an attempted traffic stop in Coon Rapids.
6-year-old Eli Hart identified as boy found dead in car trunk
The kindergartner's father was trying to get full custody of his son.
Boy found dead in trunk of car in Mound was kindergartner
"It is horrifying and difficult to process a tragedy of this magnitude, especially in our close-knit community," the superintendent wrote.
Olympic champ Douglas endorses Corn Flakes over Wheaties
Golden Valley-based cereal product Wheaties will not be the breakfast of Olympic champion Gabby Douglas. Kellogg Co. announced Friday that the Olympic women's gymnastics gold medalist will appear on boxes of Corn Flakes in her championship glory. The move is similar to the endorsement choice of Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps in 2008.
General Mills brings back Wheaties boxes with Olympic greats
The cereal boxes will feature Mary Lou Retton, Bruce Jenner and Muhammed Ali. They'll hit grocery stores late this month. Check out the pics at the Business Journal ...
U.S. volleyball team stumbles, lose second-straight gold to Brazil
Despite dominating the first set of its match against Brazil Saturday, the U.S. women's volleyball team lost all momentum thereafter and dropped three-straight sets to lose its bid for the Olympic gold medal. The loss marked the second-straight time the U.S. squad lost to Brazil in the Olympic games.
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