NEW PLATEUS Looking Back: The Stories of 2012
A lot of websites have their "ten best" or "best moments" of 2012 articles out there right now. But they're often specific to a theme--best movies, best tech stories. Here on New Plateaus, we'll look ... Posted on 1/2/13 at 10:33 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS 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... Posted on 2/25/10 at 6:55 AM
STAFF BLOG CHEF JEFF Olympic Panini
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... Posted on 2/18/10 at 2:31 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER 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 ... Posted on 2/16/10 at 10:01 AM
STAFF BLOG HEALTH BEAT 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 ... Posted on 2/15/10 at 4:51 AM
Wisconsin Sports -- A suburban Milwaukee native was named today as the interim president of U.S. Speed-skating. Mike Plant, who’s from West Allis, is currently the executive vice president of baseball’s Atlanta Braves. He’ll take over immediately as the head of U.S. Speed-skating and its 14-member board of directors.
Minnesota News -- Brad Stewart’s dream of competing at the 2014 Winter Olympics looks more and more like a real possibility. The 1998 Hastings High School graduate is now the No. 4 ranked skeleton slider in the United States, and his 2012-13 season is off to a great start.
Chad Richardson - Hastings Star-Gazette
, December 30, 2012
Wisconsin Sports -- Packers’ defensive back Charles Woodson says it’s “probably about time” that the NFL put a female official on the field. With the regular officials locked out in a contract dispute, Shannon Eastin will make history tomorrow night when she takes the field for the Packers-Chargers exhibition game in San Diego.
Wisconsin Sports -- Aaron Rodgers may be the NFL’s reigning MVP, but he’s not being paid like it. The Green Bay quarterback is scheduled to get 29-and-a-quarter million dollars over the next three years. That’s less than half of what quarterbacks Drew Brees of the Saints and Peyton Manning of Denver are being paid.
Minnesota Sports -- Hutchinson native Lindsay Whalen came off the bench to spark a big finish to the third quarter for the United States women's basketball team in yesterday's 89-58 victory over Turkey.
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