Author: Mollee Francisco

As the Beijing Olympics kick off this February, Jenna Weidner will be watching with more interest than she’s ever shown the Winter Olympics. That’s because she’s got her eye on competing in the 2026 games. The 23-year-old Minnetonka resident is currently part of a 20-member development hoping to compete for Team USA Bobsled at the Milan games. When she’s not on the track, she’s training at F2P Performance in Eden Prairie. “For all of us (on the development team) the goal is to make the Olympic team,” said Weidner. “But it’s not a sport that just clicks and you are…

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Trick-or-treating is back for 2021. After a year when COVID-19 meant that many Halloween events were canceled and trick-or-treating was discouraged, kids can again don costumes and hit the sidewalks. Earlier this month, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the chief medical advisor to the President, went on CNN’s State of the Union with a simple message: “Go out there and enjoy Halloween.” Fauci said that particularly for vaccinated individuals, outdoor Halloween events like trick-or-treating would be considered a safe activity. For the unvaccinated, including young children, Fauci urged those that can…

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