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The Rev. John Guttermann, immigrant advocate, dies at age 69

Charlie Liteky, who gave back his Medal of Honor, dies

Charlie Liteky, an Army chaplain in Vietnam who won the Medal of Honor for rescuing more than 20 wounded men but later gave it back in protest and became a peace activist, has died.


Grapple crane operator and processor Cody Atkinson looks for items to remove from solid waste that may damage processing equipment at Elk River Resource Processing Plant.

MPCA pushes to keep Twin Cities trash burning at capacity

Snelling busway gets strong start; don't count on extension soon
After 7 years, an Edina police dog has gone on his last patrol
Trout opener draws hundreds to Chaska's Courthouse Lake

Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes, right, shoots as Minnesota's Jordan Murphy defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Overtime three-pointer doesn't fall for Gophers in loss to No. 17 Wisconsin

Bruce Boudreau vs. Anaheim Ducks, Round 2
Rubio's absence creates opportunity for Jones, Dunn at guard
United to log a lot of miles in first MLS preseason

2nd and Washington avenues N. in the North Loop neighborhood on a quiet Saturday afternoon. The stores often are a destination for weekend shoppers.

North Loop becoming the place to be for retail

Schafer: New tax plan could hobble Target, Best Buy
St. Anthony: Hidrate Spark bottle founders work through hiccups
QVC serves up prime-time spot for Shakopee soup ladies Sunday

PROSPERITY GOSPEL AND SOCIAL DARWINISM: Those are the somewhat competing elements adding up to a governing doctrine for newly inaugurated President Trump.

The Gospel of Winning: Trump's philosophy, and its policy implications

Minnesota can't afford a U.S. retreat on trade
Sack cartoon: Tweet inhibition
Readers Write (Jan. 22): Cancer, Obama's legacy, race relations, conflicts of interest

Trump — a flow chart

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Penny's Coffee in Minneapolis.

How Instagram is changing the game for Twin Cities restaurants

Great Northern mega-festival embraces Minnesota as 'winter capital of America'
North Market serves up community goodness in Minneapolis
Review: Seinfeld did not miss at Minneapolis' Orpheum Theatre

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.


Vice President Mike Pence watches at left as President Donald Trump prepares to sign his first executive order, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Donald Trump has plans for a flurry of executive orders

Immense crowds in Washington, elsewhere protest Trump over women's rights
Lawmakers stay busy in second week, and Sunday liquor repeal gains velocity
Crossing red lines: What's annoying Asian nations most?

Mississippi tornado wreaks havoc, kills 4

San Francisco's tech boom is costing the city kids
Southern California has new measles outbreak
George H.W. Bush, wife Barbara, recovering from illnesses

Far-right leader and candidate for next spring presidential elections Marine le Pen from France celebrates after her speech at a meeting of European Nationalists in Koblenz, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

European nationalists flaunt strength, buoyed by Trump win

New Japanese campaign seeks relief for employees literally working themselves to death
Gambia's defeated leader leaves country, ends standoff
Search intensifies for 23 missing in Italian avalanche

Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes, right, shoots as Minnesota's Jordan Murphy defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Overtime three-pointer doesn't fall for Gophers in loss to No. 17 Wisconsin

1972 hoops brawl made for one nasty night in U's sports history
Gophers basketball has first sellout at Williams Arena since 2015
Gophers women's basketball's Big Ten road record drops to 0-5

Wild coach Bruce Boudreau

Bruce Boudreau vs. Anaheim Ducks, Round 2

NHL Insider: Torchetti still roots for the Wild
Transplanted Staal boys loving Wild, and Minnesota winter
Wild-Nashville preview

Aaron Rodgers' father opens up on family rift

'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61
Adele to perform at the Grammy Awards next month
C.J.: Smooth jazz's Jeff Lorber is cool about borrowing by Ashanti and Ja Rule

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Maggie Roche of The Roches sister vocal trio dies at 65

Maggie Roche, the folk-rock singer-songwriter who since the mid-1970s had performed and recorded as a trio and in pairs with her two sisters, has died.


Harry Middleton, LBJ speechwriter and historian, dies at 95

Harry Middleton, a former speechwriter to Lyndon B. Johnson and later the longtime director of his presidential library, has died. He was 95.


Longtime Miami Herald sports columnist Edwin Pope dies at 88

Edwin Pope, an award-winning sports columnist who covered the first 47 Super Bowls and spent more than 50 years with the Miami Herald, has died at 88.


'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61

Miguel Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS' hit "NCIS: Los Angeles" and, before that, to NBC crime drama "Crossing Jordan," has died.


Trump expects 'big results' from his choice to lead USDA

Donald Trump said Thursday that he expects that former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, his choice to lead the Agriculture Department, will "deliver big results for all Americans who earn their living off the land."