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Services Set For Professional Runner And Perham Native Gabe Grunewald

The athlete died Tuesday at the age of 32 following a ten-year cancer battle

Courtesy: @gg_runs/TwitterMINNEAPOLIS, MN — Services are set for professional runner Gabe Grunewald, the Perham, Minnesota native who passed away from cancer this week. A visitation will be held Sunday from 2-5 at Washburn-McReavy Hillside Chapel in Minneapolis. A second visitation will be held from 10-noon on Monday at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis with the funeral to follow at…

Olympic Medalist And Minnesota Native Dead at 23

Kelly Catlin's father told VeloNews that his daughter took her own life in her California home.

Kelly Catlin (FOX Sports)An Olympic silver medalist and three-time world champion from Minnesota has died. 23-year-old Kelly Catlin passed away on Friday according to USA Cycling. Catlin was born and raised near Minneapolis and was part of the four-woman team at Rio 2016 that finished second behind Great Britain in the gold-medal race. Catlin’s father told VeloNews that his daughter…

2018 Sports Year in Review

A look back at some of the biggest moments from 2018

FARGO, N.D. — This year was packed with highlights, milestones and groundbreaking achievements around North Dakota and Minnesota. The Year in Review looks back at everything from NDSU’s national championship in January, through the Olympic accomplishments. Hear reactions from the Super Bowl in Minneapolis to the Force winning their first Clark Cup. Here are the biggest sports stories from 2018….

Team USA’s Olympic Coaches Inspire Local Gymnasts

Four-time Olympic coach, Miles Avery trained TNT Fitness and Gymnastics' littlest athletes

FARGO, N.D. — Taking on a new technique, training over and over until it becomes muscle memory, and learning from your mistakes happens every day inside the walls of TNT Fitness and gymnastics. But learning from a Four-time Olympic coach is something special and TNT’s littlest athletes made sure to absorb all the information they could when the opportunity arose….

Happy 50th Birthday Special Olympics! Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run Celebrates with Athletes

With pride for their teams up in the air and big smiles on display, these athletes are absorbing the celebration

FARGO, N.D. — The Special Olympics have officially kicked off its State Summer Games with the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run. With pride for their teams up in the air and big smiles on display, these athletes are absorbing the celebration. “The law enforcement torch run, it’s a symbol of hope for the Special Olympics and I really truly believe…

Lamoureux Twins Visit Sanford Children’s Hospital

Children got to hold the twins' Olympic gold medals

  FARGO, N.D. — The Lamoureux twins of Grand Forks visited Sanford Children’s Hospital hoping to inspire the next generation. “It’s like, they were at the Olympics and they won the gold medal. I never thought I’d meet someone like that,” said 17-year old Michael Landquist. Kids at Sanford got the chance to feel just how heavy that gold medal is…

Moorhead Ice Show Celebrating 40 Years with Special Guest

Skaters are throwing on their costumes, getting into character and showing off what they do best

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The Moorhead Ice Show is celebrating 40 years performing on the ice but this year, they are performing a new theme, “One More Chapter.” This annual performance gives kids a chance to let loose and explore their favorite moves on the ice. “All that you’ve worked for you just get to go and do it and have…

2018 Fargo Ice Show Trades In Competition For Some Fun

More than 120 skaters showed what they worked on all season long

FARGO, N.D. — Now that competition season is over for the Red River Valley Figure Skating Club, the Fargo Park District is making sure they have a little fun at the 2018 Ice Show. The show hosted a special guest who was named as an alternate to the 2018 Olympic Figure Skating team. It’s time for Fargo figure skaters to shine…

Lamoureux Twins Get A Heroes Welcome Home In Grand Forks

Sisters Played A Huge Role In U.S. Women's Hockey Team Winning The Gold In South Korea

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After the U.S. Women’s Hockey Team won the gold in South Korea, Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux have returned to their home town of Grand Forks. They started off scoring goals representing the green and white and now they’ve traveled back to the Ralph from South Korea rocking red, white, and blue. “It’s just been amazing so…

Toughest Olympic Trivia Game: Test Your Knowledge

KVRR Sports reporters Jeremy Klein and Maria Santora go head-to-head with an Olympic Trivia Game

FARGO, N.D. — KVRR Sports reporters Jeremy Klein and Maria Santora go head-to-head with an Olympic Trivia Game. Test your knowledge with random medalists from the 2018 Olympic games. Can you differentiate between the James Bond villains and the medalists? The birth names of famous actors? Watch the video to find out. Categories: KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Jeremy…