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Pete Hanson

I'm just a regular Minnesota guy that grew up on the north-side of the Cities (Fridley), spent some quality time at the U of M, chill on the weekends at the family cabin near Duluth, bleed Vikings purple, and miss the North Stars. I have a short attention span; and enjoy Pink Floyd, Johnny Cash, Zac Brown, 80s hair bands, coffee, beer, scotch, and long sunset walks on the beach. (One of those isn't true.) I'm a two-time cancer survivor now (Colorectal 2002, Kidney 2014), and know that life is damn short -- so by all means we should be playing as hard and as often as we can. I think that's it. (Did I mention that I have a short attention span?) Hit me up below on Facebook & Twitter.
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March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and take it from a guy who was diagnosed with Colorectal cancer in 2002 -- if you have it, you want to find out early through screening; instead of late because of symptoms. By the time you have symptoms it's likely a lot farther along than you'll want it to be.

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2015 Minnesota State High School All Hockey Hair Team [Watch]

Across the country, it's thought that the Minnesota High School Hockey Tournament is the pinnacle of sports here in the State of Hockey -- but as true Minnesotans, we all know what it's really about; the annual announcement of the Minnesota State High School All Hockey Hair Team.

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Isaac Schweer/TSM
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St. Cloud Apollo’s Title Hopes Dashed With 2-0 Loss To Hermantown

St. Cloud Apollo's (23-5-2) state hockey title hopes were dashed with a 2-0 loss to top-seed Hermantown (27-2-1) this afternoon at the Xcel Energy Center. The Apollo Eagles will face Mahtomedi tomorrow morning at 9 AM in the Class A Third Place game in St. Paul.

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Xerv_II/ThinkStock
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Spring Forward: Daylight Savings Time Begins This Weekend

If the warmer temperatures aren't enough to convince you that Spring is near, maybe the start of Daylight Savings Time will help convince you. It officially starts at 2 AM this Sunday morning; so either before you go to bed Saturday night, or first thing Sunday morning -- roll your clocks ahead one hour.

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