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Private funeral held for Stan Lee, more memorials in works

A small, private funeral has been held to mourn Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, and his company is making more plans to memorialize him.

Concert pianist, Marian Anderson protege Burton-Lyles dies

Blanche Burton-Lyles, a concert pianist who was mentored by pioneering opera singer Marian Anderson, has died. She was 85.


Weekend I-35W closure in Minneapolis will be last of the year

Weekend I-35W closure in Minneapolis will be last of the year

Motorist charged in fatal hit and run in St. Cloud
Brooklyn Park police arrest stabbing suspect on the run
Feds charge former Hennepin County employee, husband with defrauding public assistance programs

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Brandon Williams (26) was stopped by Vikings defensive back George Iloka (23).

Vikings know NFL offenses have been flummoxing defenses

Hartman: Can Gophers make first bowl game under P.J. Fleck?
Live: St. Paul Johnson vs. Willmar in Class 4A state football semifinals
Trump honors Minnesota's Alan Page with Medal of Freedom

Macy's MOA store gets upgraded to a 'top 50' store

Macy's MOA store gets upgraded to a 'top 50' store

Jennie-O recalls some ground turkey after salmonella report
The latest Dunkin' in the Twin Cities is just a Dunkin'
N.D. oil production hits another high, but slowdown predicted

Jason Lewis is pretty sure he knows what lost him his seat in the United States House, and the answer may surprise you.

Blame McCain? Jason Lewis, GOP, need a better scapegoat

Keep politics, division out of choice of U president
Vatican fails in latest statement on clergy sex-abuse scandal
Editorial cartoon: Mike Lester on Amazon

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Whitaker eyes Mueller

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Each year Dave and Donna Hanson savor a piece of the wedding cake they first shared in 1961.

Minnetonka couple have made marriage – and cake – last for 57 years

10-ton sculpture ready to swoop into Nicollet Mall
Life begins at 65: Here's how to prepare for your 'next phase'
Is cold brew coffee better for you? Researchers say no

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.

Al Farmes' gone, but his legacy lives
Dennis Anderson

Al Farmes died Wednesday at 93, but the 'Save the Wetlands' program he helped create saved many prized habitats for posterity.


Lt. Gov. Elect Peggy Flanagan at the State Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

Peggy Flanagan, lieutenant governor-to-be, takes lead role in Tim Walz transition

Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar, U.S. House Democratic leaders want to alter ban of hats to allow religious headwear
Abrams says she can't win Georgia governor's race
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Swirls of fog enveloped the John Hancock Center, since renamed, on July 2, 2015, in Chicago.

Crews break wall to rescue 6 in Chicago skyscraper elevator

House passes bill to drop legal protections for gray wolves
NYPD ousts sex crimes chief who led Harvey Weinstein investigation
California wildfire's massive toll: 63 dead, 631 missing so far

A fire engine is parked near to a burnt out bus after a bus accident in Gwanda about 550 kilometres south of the capital Harare, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018

Passengers in Zimbabwe caught in bus fire; 40 killed

UK's defiant May tells critics it's her Brexit deal or chaos
New Zealand makes biggest cocaine bust in banana shipment
Saudi Arabia to seek death penalty in Khashoggi killing

Brandon Williams (26) was stopped by Vikings defensive back George Iloka (23).

Vikings know NFL offenses have been flummoxing defenses

Beebe goes from scout-team star to sneaky weapon for Vikings
Vikings could have offensive line intact against Bears
On hot seat? Packers' McCarthy focuses on getting road win

Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon shoots against the Canucks during the first period Thursday.

Minus Parise, Wild bounces back with balanced victory over Vancouver

Wild goaltenders have been key to back-to-back success
Postgame: Wild does well in moving past Tuesday's letdown loss
Wild capitalizes on road-weary Canucks

Dario Saric, right, drives against the New Orleans Pelicans' Julius Randle in the first half on Wednesday

Learning by doing: Covington, Saric getting 'good help' from teammates

It's OK to enjoy the Timberwolves and still keep things in perspective
Rockets "parting ways" with 10-time All-Star Anthony
Wolves-Blazers preview

Gophers head coach Richard Pitino

Pitino would go 0-for-Minnesota again if Hurt doesn't stay home

Pitino on Murphy approaching Gophers rebound record: 'He'll blow that out of the water'
Northwestern to take 'championship approach' vs. Gophers
Souhan: Gophers' Carr is a victim of NCAA's hypocrisy

FILE - In this March 28, 1977 file photo, William Goldman accepts his Oscar at Academy Awards in Los Angeles, for screenplay from other medium for "Al

William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

Kim Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend, dies at 47
Amy Schumer cancels Dallas show, hospitalized for nausea
Aerosmith's Perry tweets 'doing well' after hospitalization

A digital "Doodle a Day" by Nancy Carlson.

Caregivers find solace, relief in creative escapes

Diabetes advocate shares personal journey to inspire hope
A child of South Africa offers guidance for polarized families
Couple faces peaks and valleys of life with peaks and valleys

William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

William Goldman, the screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" and summed up the mystery of making a box office hit by declaring "Nobody knows anything," has died. He was 87.


William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" and summed up the mystery of making a box office hit by declaring "Nobody knows anything," has died. He was 87.


Kim Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend, dies at 47

Kim Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, has died at age 47, authorities said.


Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died

Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century and was known…


Brainerd International Raceway owner dies in Florida boating accident

Jed Copham had owned BIR since 2006.