Coffee Break: Minnesota pride

A woman holds her Olympic bronze medal.
Regan Smith of the U.S. poses with her bronze medal on the podium after the final of the women's 100-meter backstroke during the Tokyo Olympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 27, 2021. (Attila Kisbenedek | AFP via Getty Images)

Olympic medals are coming home to Minnesota! Regan Smith of Lakeville won the bronze medal in the women's 100-meter backstroke at the Summer Games last night. The USA women's gymnastic team, which includes Minnesota's Sunisa Lee, got the silver medal. Bowe Becker a former Gopher was part of Team USA's gold medal finish for the 4x100. Plus there are still more Minnesotan's competing in the Olympic Games.

All these Olympic wins are probably making you extra proud that you are a Minnesotan.

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, who are the bands/musicians make you proud to be a Minnesotan?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

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Songs played

The Trashmen - Surfin' Bird
The Replacements - Customer
Babes in Toyland - Bruise Violet
Dillinger Four - Fuzzy Pink Hand Cuffs
The Suburbs - Cows
Monica LaPlante - Hope You're Alone
Gully Boys - Russian Doll
The Jayhawks - Blue
Soul Asylum - Somebody To Shove
Polica - Dark Star


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