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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.


Lorraine Robitaille, right, handed Margarita Nunez a large stuffed dog as they hung prizes at their game stand in the Midway the day before opening da

Nearly $60M flowed into State Fair coffers last year. Where did it go?

GOP says volunteer was groped at Minnesota State Fair booth
Snelling reopened in wake of protest
Reproductive health care in Minnesota just got more expensive for people who can least afford it

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Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins is taken down in the second quarter

Zimmer laments 'poor performance' by starters in Vikings' preseason victory

Twins send Harper to Rochester; Rosario still out of lineup
Gophers defensive coordinator Rossi is the caring kind
Vedvik's misses confound Vikings coach Zimmer

Christina Doran, manager at LadiBugs, uses new cold-air technology to kill lice and nits on a client. LadiBugs has begun using a new technology that d

Hot air, cold air, combs: battling lice is a $1.9 billion business

Who is Gen Z and what do they want out of the workplace?
Low vacancy rates make it tough for Twin Cities apartment renters
Schafer: Will the 'energy of We' fuel the WeWork IPO?

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz

It's up to Gov. Walz to end secrecy over Twin Metals mine

To everything there's a season, so farewell to my fifth-wheel
Sack cartoon: Extraterritorial inquiries
Readers Write: 'A Contract with Common Sense,' cars

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

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Gene Gruber practiced his plowing skills at home in Richmond, Minn. The only American to win the World Ploughing Championship, he’ll compete again t

A Minnesota man is the world's best plower. His daughter hopes to take the title.

Edina couple's new HGTV series will show off Minnesota Nice all season long
His child's heartbreaking health issues led to a breakthrough for Twin Cities musician
What's on these Minnesota authors' bookshelves?

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.


Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, smiled to one of his supporters as he spoke at MPR's booth at the Minnesota State Fa

Minnesota is key battleground state, Sanders tells fairgoers

GOP says volunteer was groped at Minnesota State Fair booth
U.S. to open Greenland consulate amid increased interest
Trump's company could save millions if interest rates fall as he demands

Andre Bradshaw, left, and Eric Jackson stand at an unmarked grave at the Tucker Family Cemetery in Hampton, Va. on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. They are par

Virginia marks 400th anniversary of slave ship arrival

51 homes, 3 businesses lost in Alaska wildfire
Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man
Trump's company could save millions if interest rates fall as he demands

From the left, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Premier Giuseppe Con

Even before photo op of G-7 allies, sharp elbows come out

Economic storm clouds hovering over Trump and global leaders
Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull
Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey

Twins send Harper to Rochester; Rosario still out of lineup

Twins send Harper to Rochester; Rosario still out of lineup

Steals go stale in Major League Baseball
Berrios apologizes after failing to meet with media following rough start
Dodgers escape jam in bizarre 9th, hold off Yankees 2-1

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins is taken down in the second quarter

Zimmer laments 'poor performance' by starters in Vikings' preseason victory

Souhan: Yeah, Cook is ready for the Vikings' regular season to begin
Vedvik's misses confound Vikings coach Zimmer
Zimmer: Saturday's Vikings game 'really a poor performance'

Joe Rossi has settled into his role as U defensive coordinator after taking over in midstream last season while becoming a father for the second time.

Gophers defensive coordinator Rossi is the caring kind

Pitino compares team to 2014 NIT champs; Curry back next month?
Building hype: Gophers have opportunistic path in Year 3 under Fleck
Scoggins: TCF Bank Stadium, at age 10, still comes to life too rarely

Lorraine Robitaille, right, handed Margarita Nunez a large stuffed dog as they hung prizes at their game stand in the Midway the day before opening da

Nearly $60M flowed into State Fair coffers last year. Where did it go?

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?

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2010 file photo, Eddie Money sings the national anthem before an NCAA college basketball game between Kansas and Missouri in L

Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

Lindsey Vonn engaged to pro hockey star P.K. Subban
Settling the Queen of Soul's estate has become a royal pain
Beleaguered Roman Polanski is still welcome at Venice Film Festival

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

Minnesota couple, inseparable in life, die within weeks of each other

They were one of those couples to whom the romantic clichés — made for each other, soul mates, love at first sight — seemed to…


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):