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"Don't Worry, I Got You."
By Denise Hellekson, The Village Business Institute I enjoyed watching the Summer Olympics more this year than I have in the past. Maybe it was because I had a greater need to see the positivity, pas...
8/21/12 at 2:53 PM
Ugandan Kiprotich wins Olympic marathon in 2:08:01
Stephen Kiprotich, 23, gave Uganda its first gold medal of the 2012 Summer Olympics, and first since 1972, by winning Sunday's men's marathon in 2:08:01 ahead of two Kenyan runners. Meb Keflezighi, th...
8/12/12 at 8:38 AM An endurance Sunday: Olympic women's marathon, Brewhouse Triathlon 8/6/12 at 12:46 PM
New NCAA rules; Omaha, Vermont lose assistants; WCHA composite schedule; Radcliffe out of Olympic marathon; U.S. team takes a train to London 8/2/12 at 8:09 AM
2012: The Year of Reckoning
If there is a year where judgement day will take place, where our actions of the past will determine our fate in the future and where justice will be served once and for all, this year is it and for ...
1/4/12 at 6:12 AM Flensburg Files News Flyer 29 November, 2011 11/29/11 at 5:55 AM
I had great intentions of taking pictures at the Olympic Closing Ceremony at Fabric Works on Sunday. However, I was frantically trying to weave in ends and finish up my sweater. Plus, the...
3/2/10 at 2:47 PM Baby Knits 2/23/10 at 2:25 PM
The US Olympic Hat 2/15/10 at 1:31 PM
Are the A's doomed again?
The Athletics are baseball's nomads. They've relocated to three different parts of the country in over 100 years of play, and they could be doomed to relocating again. I don't normally link too m...
3/1/10 at 8:30 AM Canada squad takes party to the ice 2/25/10 at 6:30 PM
Miller's effort puts Canada in tough spot 2/21/10 at 4:54 PM
Do you believe in miracles?
It may be an earmark that I am growing older, but I can’t believe the last Winter Olympics were in 2006. It just doesn’t seem that long ago. The Olympics snuck up on me recently and presen...
2/25/10 at 5:55 AM
The Olympics are in full swing, and no doubt, many of you have been tuning in to catch some of the action on television. Of course, it would quite exciting to be there in person (there are more than 3...
2/18/10 at 1:31 AM
Tomassoni: Honor 1960 Olympic team
Former Olympic hockey player Sen. David Tomassoni wants today's White House to recognize an American gold medal team of 50 years ago. That is when the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team captured the gold ...
2/16/10 at 9:01 AM
The Olympian elite
For the next two weeks, many of us will be glued to the TV, watching the Olympic athletes as they race downhill on their skis and snowboards, compete on the hockey rink and perform feats of strength ...
2/15/10 at 3:51 AM
Winter Olympic memories
In the excitement following the gold medal win over Finland, Robert Verchota, father of U.S. Olympic hockey player Phil Verchota, grabbed a shotgun and fired three triumphant blasts from the front po...
2/12/10 at 2:52 PM