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Wonderful Baby Stuff...

Newborn KaiaThe lovely Maria Vu Wieneke, wife of MTN's Darin Wieneke gave birth to the couple's first child on Tuesday morning. Daughter Kaia, all 21" and 7' 14 oz. of her, and mom are doing splendidly. Unlike Jenny Sartain, whose difficult labor lasted almost two weeks, Maria barely had time to don her fashionable backless gown and lay down before Kaia transitioned from "in there" to "out here."

Maria is obviously not the over-protective type. Note that she is already allowing her newborn to play with scissors....

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Riendo en la Cara de la Muerte...*

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Going Off Course - "Sentarso ganzo tonto!" Edgardo screamed, but the intrepid American continued to stand as the maniacal Rio Misahauli heaved and crashed malevolently around her. She was smiling. No, she was laughing....

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Going "Off Course" With YOU..

keiferMTN's most popular off-season posts were our "Going Off Course" features wherein we introduced our readership to the non-triathletic side of Minnesota triathletes. We learned cool and important stuff about them. For instance, Brooke Darst Rice, who doesn't hyphenate, has a Keifer Sutherland/Jack Bauer fetish (photo L), loves Cheez-Its and yearns to be an Orchestra conductor. Did you know this? You would have if you'd read MTN on May 7.

And did you know that Stephanie Shuster's favorite book is the profoundly irreverent Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs and that she eats turkey sandwiches for breakfast? You would if you'd visited the site on March 28....

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Grand Performers...

melindaMMA History Stuff - Today's installment, the 2nd in the History series, looks back at the past winners of the Grand Master of the Year awards.

This category has evolved over the years. From 1999 through 2002 it was known as Divisional Dominance and was intended to honor our state's standard-setting athletes age 45 and above.

The category's title was changed to Grand Master of the Year in 2003 and honored athletes age 50 and over...

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Re-Naming Suzie's Dog..

suzieYesterday, while scouring the Internets for cool stories we can filch, we learned that 2009 Rookie of the Year Suzie Finger got a new dog. Here's a portion of what she posted on her cool blogsite (LINK) last month:

"I have a new man in my life .... He is incredibly handsome and a great kisser. We decided to take the plunge and he moved in with me immediately because it was love at first sight, we are even sleeping together already and he loves to cuddle. Isn't he perfect? ...

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