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Jean Gilmore, longtime crossing guard for Anoka-Hennepin School District, dies of heart failure at 68

Duane LeRoy Addison, theologian and social justice advocate, dies at 88


Multiple road construction projects could slow traffic over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. ANTHONY SOUFFLÉ • anthony.souffle@startribune.com

Weekend traffic: Expect congestion as holiday travel combines with Minnesota road work

Decades after Pearl Harbor, a Minnesota sailor's remains are coming home
University of St. Thomas students develop Brussels sprouts trimmer for Hmong farmers
Minn. child protection advocates hope to find common ground, address disparities

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Jonathan Schoop follows the path of his three-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels during the second inning

Twins blast eight home runs in 16-7 dismantling of Angels in Anaheim

Towns misses out on All-NBA selection, $32 million in raises
If the MIAC is kicking out St. Thomas, why not St. John's as well?
Reeve unhappy with recent Lynx practices, meets with Augustus

Quinn Nystrom, a Minnesotan who traveled to Canada to buy lower-cost insulin, showed her dad Bob Nystrom insulin outside Shoppers Drug Market pharmacy

Schafer: It's time to do something about runaway insulin prices

Tariffs loom over Best Buy, but have yet to take much of a bite
African swine flu ripples through pork industry, denting Hormel's profits
Lawmakers to vote on making 'wage theft' a felony crime in Minnesota

The overflow room was full of supporters from both sides of the gun debate during a Minnesota House committee hearing in February about bills that wou

Gun law reform in Minnesota? Maybe next year

Spiral stairs, muscle power, photo op: A reminder that the State Capitol is filled with 'good people'
Bill on minimum train crew is a matter of public safety
Rail infrastructure needs funding and support

Sack cartoon: Trade wars
Trade wars

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Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever are studious girls looking to get wild in “Booksmart.”

Olivia Wilde's hyped high school comedy 'Booksmart' is ingenious

Midwest's other indie-rap king rejoins his 'hip-hop family' at Soundset
Soul Asylum's 'Runaway Train' remade by younger singers to find missing youths again
Live-action remake of Disney's 'Aladdin' keeps the magic alive

Reusse: Whether 'Pretty Boy' or 'The Axe,' Larry Hennig was an original
Patrick Reusse

Before making a name for himself on the pro wrestling circuits, Larry Hennig was a Minnesota state wrestling champion at Robbinsdale High School in 1954. He died this week at age 82.

Obituary: Entrepreneur Elliott Royce was a remarkable retiree

At age 96, Elliott Royce attended trampoline class three times per week. The hobby fit with his retirement routine of falling five times every morning…

Anderson: Webster is master of realistic wildlife art
Dennis Anderson

Bill Webster captured the true beauty of game birds.


Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Pelosi openly questioned Presi

Insults flying, Pelosi hits Trump's fitness, he fires back

Minn. child protection advocates hope to find common ground, address disparities
Klobuchar rallies at new presidential campaign headquarters in Minneapolis
Lawmakers to vote on making 'wage theft' a felony crime in Minnesota

This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado in Carl Junction, Mo., on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

3 dead, state capital battered as storms rake Missouri

American who joined the Taliban is released from prison
US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info
Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID'd on Alabama coast

In this photo provided by the Max Planck Institute a wild chimpanzee eats a tortoise, whose hard shell was cracked against tree trunks before scooping

Chimpanzees spotted cracking open tortoises for meat

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting, to some anger
Modi surges to victory in India on Hindu-first platform
Canada agrees to take back trash sent to Philippines

Newly named Timberwolves coach Ryan Saunders took questions from the media following Tuesday's news conference.

Hartman: Wolves owner Taylor a big booster for hiring Saunders as coach

Wolves sever ties with three assistant coaches, others on staff
Listen: What can we expect from the Ryan Saunders coaching era?
Towns misses out on All-NBA selection, $32 million in raises

Wild missed out on wide open playoffs at worst possible time

Wild missed out on wide open playoffs at worst possible time

Bruins hoping to win Stanley Cup, join Boston's title parade
Blues beat Sharks, march on to Stanley Cup Final
Wild hires Mike Modano as executive adviser

Fleck's rule: 'You commit to me, you can't go see another place'

Fleck's rule: 'You commit to me, you can't go see another place'

Motzko ready for fresh look at U hockey: 'We have the right pieces'
Lackney, Gophers shut down Indiana in Big Ten baseball tournament
Gophers - and all other higher seeds - lose in Big Ten baseball tournament

In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York.

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston

Daniel Craig to undergo minor ankle surgery for Bond injury
Handwritten wills shake up Aretha Franklin's estate
Rihanna feels the pressure as she makes fashion history

The Kindness Club with Matt Greenhoe, top left, and Ashley Justen, right.

Elk River fifth-graders combat bullying by adding kindness to the curriculum

Students at Apple Valley's School of Environmental Studies have won the gold — for green
A quest to collect stories of kindness has driven her to 39 states (and counting)
For California fire survivors, handwritten recipes offer bittersweet taste of home

Jake Black, of Alabama 3 and 'Sopranos' theme fame, dies

Jake Black, co-writer of the song that opened "The Sopranos" and co-founder of the English electronic band Alabama 3, has died.


Handwritten wills shake up Aretha Franklin's estate

The discovery of handwritten wills in the home of the late Aretha Franklin could ignite a dispute among family members about the estate of the "Queen of Soul." She died last August without a formal document to guide her sons about her music, property and other assets. But the newly found writings filed in court Monday could change everything.


St. Paul cop Benny Williams remembered for making a difference

It only seemed like everyone in St. Paul knew Benny Williams. St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, for whom Williams was a driver, recently described how…


Actor-comedian Sammy Shore, father of Pauly, dies at 92

Sammy Shore, an actor and standup comedian who co-founded the Comedy Store, died Saturday. He was 92.


Flying doctor Tom Stillwell is remembered for finding 'human connection' delivering care by air

Last fall, Dr. Thomas Stillwell put in notice of his retirement from Minnesota Urology. He planned to fully retire in two years but in the…