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The Latest: Koch's twin: He was my best friend, despite suit

The Latest on the death of billionaire David Koch (all times local):

Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at 79

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla.

Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles poured a fortune into right-wing causes, transforming the American political landscape and shaping U.S. policies on such issues as climate change and government regulation, died Friday at 79.


Evelyn Mueller made a cross necklace with her parents Matt and Zion Mueller at Crossroads Ministries at the Minnesota State Fair. Crossroads is one of

Prayer at the fair? Seekers will find plenty of Christian worship spaces

Michael Wright, food entrepreneur who backed kidney cancer research, dies at 55
Nearly $60M flowed into State Fair coffers last year. Where did it go?
Mpls. Council approves $200,000 settlement in Jamar Clark case

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Ronny Rodriguez celebrated his sixth-inning grand slam with teammates including Miguel Cabrera, right.

Berrios serves up grand slam in Twins loss to last-place Tigers

Weatherly stars in Vikings' program to prepare players for post-NFL careers
Reusse: Berrios' failures are growing intolerable
'No crazy decisions' approach puts Loons in Open Cup title match

Shoppers at the Good Things tent, a Twin Cities retailer making its first appearance at the Minnesota State Fair this year.

Minnesota State Fair is a magnet that some small retailers use the entire year

'Our bigger enemy': Trump escalates attack on Fed chief
At long last, CVRx device gets FDA approval
Fiscal tensions escalate with new tariffs, angry Trump

In 1819, a fleet of boats came up the Mississippi River, landed on its shores and started construction on what would become Fort Snelling. It laid the

200 years ago, Fort Snelling was established, and with it came change

G-7 unity needed amid rising geopolitical, economic risks
Sack cartoon: Trump's recession plan
Readers Write: CEO stakeholder pledge, the economy, vaping, immigration

Sack cartoon: Trump's recession plan
Trump's recession plan

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Passengers navigated a crowded subway platform in New York City.

The Twin Cities didn't get a subway in the 1900s, and here's why

One of the 100 World's Greatest Places of 2019? This Minneapolis sandwich shop
What's the best time of day to exercise?
53 new foods at the Minnesota State Fair, ranked from best to worst

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

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

Bill Webster captured the true beauty of game birds.


The sun sets over Nuuk, Greenland, in 2017. The Trump administration is planning to open a U.S. consulate in Greenland for the first time in decades a

U.S. to open Greenland consulate amid increased interest

Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at 79
Minneapolis City Council OKs settlement in police shooting
Trump asks appeals court to reconsider Twitter-blocking case

In this Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 photo provided by the Alaska Division of Forestry, a smoke plume from the McKinley Fire is seen along the Parks Highway

51 homes, 3 businesses lost in Alaska wildfire

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man
Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas
Illinois patient's death may be first in U.S. tied to vaping

A protester outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong during a rally to express support on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, for Simon Cheng, a consular empl

Chinese police free detained U.K. consulate staffer

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey
Bolsonaro to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon
Mexico sees jungle lakes evaporate amid lower rainfall

Ronny Rodriguez celebrated his sixth-inning grand slam with teammates including Miguel Cabrera, right.

Berrios serves up grand slam in Twins loss to last-place Tigers

Reusse: Berrios' failures are growing intolerable
Buxton headed out soon on minor-league rehab assignment
Reusse: Players Weekend uniforms latest example of overrated sports cuteness

Vikings defensive end Stephen Weatherly is doing double duty, preparing for the season and post-NFL life.

Weatherly stars in Vikings' program to prepare players for post-NFL careers

Vikings toss hat in the ring to host NFL draft and another Super Bowl
So far, so fast: Vikings use up-tempo style to 'fatigue' opponents
Lions lose Davis, Ragnow to injuries and game 24-20 to Bills

Gophers head coach P.J. Fleck

Hartman: Fleck believes in Gophers as national media ignores them

Pitino compares team to 2014 NIT champs; Curry back next month?
Building hype: Gophers have opportunistic path in Year 3 under Fleck
A week away from opening kickoff, Fleck not ready to name starting kicker

A Chinese ban on accepting American recyclables is having a ripple effect in Minnesota, where the price of recycled goods has imploded. The economics

How much of what we think we're recycling is actually getting recycled?

We call Wisconsinites cheeseheads. What do they call us?
What makes a manhole cover go airborne during storms?
Why does everyone love to hate Edina?

Aretha Franklin

Settling the Queen of Soul's estate has become a royal pain

Beleaguered Roman Polanski is still welcome at Venice Film Festival
Once upon a time in fatherhood: Tarantino to become a dad
Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her songs' masters

Students wearing handmade costumes, which they designed in the “Art Buddies” program, paraded through the Whittier Elementary halls in Minneapolis

Twin Cities' Art Buddies bring youthful dreams to life in cardboard, cloth and duct tape

Minnesota rocker Mick Sterling pays bills to help people catch up financially
Hero Plumbing owners build community by offering free use of spaces throughout Minneapolis
Woman unravels mystery of letter from 1967 that arrived in her mailbox

Michael Wright, food entrepreneur who backed kidney cancer research, dies at 55

When the Wright family gathered at their cabin in Wisconsin, they often went out for barbecue at the original Famous Dave’s restaurant in Hayward. That…


Hundreds pays respects to former Louisiana Gov. Blanco

Hundreds of mourners paid their respects to former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco at a public visitation Friday evening in Cajun country.


Hundreds of mourners honor former Louisiana Gov. Blanco

A bagpiper played a somber "Amazing Grace" as Louisiana's first and only female governor, Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, returned to the state Capitol for her last time Thursday, carried in her casket by an honor guard for public viewing.


The Latest: Crowds at Louisiana Capitol for former governor

The Latest on the memorial services for former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (all times local):


U.S. Olympic hockey player Jack Petroske dies at 84

Helping the United States team earn the silver medal at the Games in 1956 in Italy, Petroske made an impression on and off the ice.