Gabriele Anderson, a Minnesotan who twice beat cancer on her way to the Olympic trials as a 1,500-meter runner, has won her appeal to be reinstated after being disqualified on the heat sheet for Sunday's final in Eugene, Ore. Anderson had qualified Friday with a time of 4 minutes, 10.08 seconds, seventh-best in two semifinal heats, but was disqualified after another runner claimed Anderson impeded her.
Over 100 shots fired in Brooklyn Center, no injuries reported
Police said they haven't learned of any injuries as of Wednesday.
Unleashed, off-duty police K-9 attacks boy in Isanti
The attack involved an Anoka County Sheriff's Office K-9, named Bubba.
New 'Big Brother' season includes a Minnesota attorney
Michael Bruner will compete against 15 other houseguests starting Wednesday night.
Man, 34, dies after being found unresponsive in grain bin
The incident happened in Stearns County Tuesday afternoon.
Laser pointed at plane descending into MSP Airport
Nationwide, laser pointing incidents rose 42% last year compared to 2020.
Teenage boy dead, another critical in Minneapolis shooting
The shooting happened near a residential building in the Stevens Square neighborhood Tuesday night.
Brooklyn Park teen killed in fireworks accident identified
Jack Kocur, 18, was noted as a high school baseball player and a former student at St. Alphonsus Catholic School.
Chef Justin Sutherland suffers serious injuries in boat propeller accident
A fundraising campaign has been launched for the former Iron Chef contestant.
After husband's suicide, mom killed their 3 kids and herself in Vadnais Lake
Police have identified the victims of the weekend tragedy.
Sky turns green in Sioux Falls, orange in Twin Cities
A storm system brought a spectacular light show to the Upper Midwest.
Chet Holmgren dominates in NBA Summer League debut
The No. 2 overall pick looked the part in the Thunder's win over the Jazz.
Olympic trials: Eden Prairie teen cruises into 100-meter backstroke finals
Rachel Bootsma, 18, swims for a spot on the U.S. Olympic team tonight in Omaha, after winning her semifinal heat on Tuesday night.
Olympic 'Blade Runner' inspires Minnesota boy who also lost both legs
The South African Olympic runner and double amputee known as the "Blade Runner" is inspiring a Coon Rapids boy to do anything he sets his mind to. Eli Guthrie, 8, has the same congenital birth defect as Oscar Pistorius, and like the runner, had both his legs amputated below the knee as an infant. Guthrie told KARE-TV that Pistorius makes him "want to run around and be in the Olympics and be kind of like him."
Olympic marathon: Duluth native Goucher is in it to win it
Kara Goucher doesn’t believe her running career is reaching a peak in Sunday’s Summer Olympics women’s marathon. At age 34, she thinks the best is yet to come. Only three American women have ever run a faster marathon than the 1996 Duluth East graduate, who has a best of 2 hours, 24 minutes, 52 seconds.
Olympic trials: Bootsma wins 100-meter backstroke prelim race
Eden Prairie swimmer Rachel Bootsma is one step closer to London. At the Olympic trials in Omaha, the 18-year-old won a preliminary race in the 100-meter backstroke.
Melrose's Amanda Smock wins triple jump at U.S. Olympic trials
Add another Minnesotan to the U.S. Olympic team. Amanda Smock of Melrose won the women’s triple jump at the U.S. Track and Field trials in Oregon yesterday. She’ll next compete on August 3 in London.
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