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BOSTON — Ashland native Kristie Voldberg was one of the thousands of runners to cross the finish line at the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday.Voldberg, a financial advisor at Fiorio Wealth Advisors and former cross country and track and field athlete at Ashland High School, qualified for the world-famous marathon after competing in the WhistleStop Marathon in Ashland for the first time last year.She took up running again in earnest five years ago after a brief hiatus, and dedicated the big race to her late father, Pete Viater."She ran in memory of her dad, who passed away a couple years ago," her daughter Kaiya Voldberg said.Kristine Voldberg finished this year's Boston Marathon with an official time of 5:10:12, and a pace of just under 12 minutes per mile."She said it was an amazing, humbling, and challenging experience," Kaiya said. "She feels very blessed that she was able to be a part of it. The crowd and organization was incredible, and there were people from all over the world there."Kristie's first Boston Marathon might also be her last."I believe Boston was a one-time thing," Kaiya said. "She’s done with marathons and will go back to half-marathons now."Full results from the 123rd Boston Marathon can be found here: https://www.baa.org/races/boston-marathon/results Read more

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Ashland’s Annie Czapiga is a force to be reckoned with, and when it comes to Alpine snowboard racing, anything you can do, she can do better.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The final weekend of November has arrived, with this Green Bay-Minnesota game predictably carrying plenty of weight toward the race for the NFC playoffs.

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GREEN BAY (AP) — As the Packers look to end their road futility, coach Mike McCarthy would like to see another turn of events transpire when they play the rival Minnesota Vikings in prime time on Sunday.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee outfielder Christian Yelich was a runaway winner for the National League Most Valuable Player award after helping the Brewers return to the playoffs for the first time in seven years.

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Port Wing’s Jolene Anderson had another big game for Familia Schio and was named the Eurobasket.com Player of the Week for Round 4.

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SCHIO, Italy — South Shore and University of Wisconsin graduate Jolene Anderson received the Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 2.

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The defending Olympic champion in pole vault warmed up, then cooled down, then ran through the whole process again, as the driving rain pelted the field Friday at U.S. Track and Field Trials.

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The Rebne name is well-known in northern Wisconsin golf circles. Now one of the Rebnes is taking his golf game nationwide.

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Paul Nilsen, a basketball writer for the EuroLeague Women’s Basketball League, gave a review of the regular season and also picked his all-star team.