Updated:
Original:

Canada's oldest person -- Minnesota native -- dies at 113

Cora Hansen was born in 1899 to Norwegian immigrants in Minnesota. She moved to Alberta at age 13. She attributed her long life to good genes, long walks, devout Lutheran beliefs and clean living.
Author:

Cora Hansen was born in 1899 to Norwegian immigrants in Minnesota. She moved to Alberta at age 13. She attributed her long life to good genes, long walks, devout Lutheran beliefs and clean living.

Next Up

FAPqmybVkAQ5h1p

Vikings come from behind for resounding win over Seattle

Kirk Cousins was lights out and Alexander Mattison didn't a miss a beat in place of Dalvin Cook.

Cheryl Reeve

One and done: Lynx season ends with playoff loss to Chicago

Minnesota was faced with a one-and-done situation despite owning the league's third-best record.

Dalvin Cook

Vikings: Dalvin Cook is OUT of Seahawks game

The star running back hasn't recovered from an ankle injury.

snapchat

Boy arrested after making threats towards school in Anoka

An image shared on Snapchat warned of the "best school shooting yet."

Ambulance hospital emergency

Four killed in crashes after deadly start to weekend on MN roads

The latest figures show there have been 349 road deaths in Minnesota this year.

Delta

In crackdown on unruly passengers, Delta urges other airlines to share no-fly lists

The airline says it's a bid to "further protect airline employees across the industry."

Screen Shot 2020-06-15 at 7.11.05 AM

St. Cloud State student-athlete suspended from team following alleged assault

The incident reportedly took place off campus on Sep. 18.

Gopher Football

U of M-barrassed: Gophers shocked by Bowling Green

The Falcons snapped a 21-game non-conference winning streak in front of a homecoming crowd.

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins applies for exemption to COVID vaccine, is rejected

Wiggins could miss a large chunk of the season without the vaccine.

Related

Oldest Minnesotan dies at age 112

Ruth Anderson of Marshall was locally renown for her love of Scrabble, which she played every week. She was listed in the Guiness Book of World Records as the oldest twin. She lived more than a century longer than her brother, who died at age 13 months in 1900.

Justin Timberlake marries Minnesota native Jessica Biel

Well, about time. After five years of dating, singer/performer/actor/all-round cool cat Justin Timberlake has married actress and Ely native Jessica Biel, People magazine says. They were engaged in December and kept the wedding site in Italy a secret even to guests until not long before the ceremony.

Minnesota native, pro skier Jamie Pierre, dies in Utah avalanche

He died after triggering an avalanche while snowboarding at an unopened ski resort. Pierre, originally from Minnetonka, set the world record for cliff jump with skis at 255 feet.

Minnesota native, national parks chief, Smithsonian director, dies at 85

Roger Kennedy, who rose from his family's St. Paul sporting goods store to head the National Park Service under President Bill Clinton, died at 82. Kennedy developed a love for the outdoors in Minnesota, guiding canoe trips. He also later became a studied preservationist, directing the American history section of the Smithsonian Institution. He once ran for Congress against Eugene McCarthy.