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James McCord, one of the Watergate burglars, died in 2017, but just recently reported

James McCord testifying at the Watergate hearings in Washington in 1973. His death on June 15, 2017, was recently reported.

McCord served in the CIA for 19 years before his role in the events that precipitated the first resignation in history of a U.S. president.

Funeral held for widow of 50s rocker Frankie Lymon

Funeral services have been held for the widow of '50s rock star Frankie Lymon.


The weather was just right for a walk and a bit of stick tossing on Lake Nokomis on Tuesday.

Green light given to $444K project along Lake Nokomis' shoreline

With meter rate changes, free parking vanishes in downtown Minneapolis
'It's tragic': Dozens at Minneapolis Buddhist temple honor victims of Sri Lanka attack
Chinese Christians in Minnesota are praying for Easter rebirth

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The Twins' Byron Buxton slid safely into third base after tagging up on a Jorge Polanco fly out as Orioles third baseman Rio Ruiz awaited the throw in

Twins sweep Orioles with tight 4-3 victory, remain atop AL Central

Park Center's best ever remembers his roots
Ex-Wolves Billups, Booth to interview for president of basketball operations
Loons will lack Gregus, Calvo in Wednesday's game

Melanie Sullivan is the new senior vice president for Ecumen in Shoreview.

Ecumen's new 'chief people officer' leads employee development

Trying for a new look for Twin Cities condo buildings
Minnesota hemp industry is growing like a weed
State's small dairy farms struggle to survive

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on April 18, delivering his second State of the City address.

Taking the 'warrior' out of Minneapolis policing

Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka: How this year's session can end constructively
We're small-business owners. We support Gov. Walz's budget-and-tax direction
Changes are needed to serve all Minnesota students; so is urgency

Sack cartoon: Trump and Kim
Trump and Kim

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The White Castle building on Lyndale Avenue S. has housed many businesses. Because its historically significant, no signs can be fixed to it.

What's the story behind the marooned Minneapolis White Castle?

At the Guthrie, Broadway's 'Metamorphoses' is more beautiful than ever
Young Minnesotans with 'climate grief' are feeling anxiety – and taking action
Prince's greatest talent? Self-confidence, says the manager who landed 'Purple Rain'

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.


Republicans are taking aim at the Green New Deal, and Democratic activists are fighting for legislation to tackle climate change.

Envrionment becomes key voter concern in Minn., across U.S.

Giuliani: Nothing wrong with Trump camp taking Russian help
AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil
Military vet Moulton joins 2020 presidential race

In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo, the Dallas skyline rises above the fall foliage appearing in an array of colors around White Rock Lake in Dallas. N

Dallas area leads American cities in 2018 population growth

Smokey Bear gets a new voice for his 75th birthday
Condition of Topeka zookeeper attacked by tiger improving
4 small earthquakes hit different parts of Alaska

A Christian woman lights a candle at a vigil for the for the victims of bomb explosions in churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Su

Easter Sunday bomb blasts kill more than 200 in Sri Lanka

British, Nigerian nationals shot dead in central Nigeria
Cuba tells officials to reduce electricity consumption
Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire

Two candidates for the Timberwolves' president of basketball operations job faced each other in this 2001 game: Chauncey Billups, left, and Calvin Boo

Ex-Wolves Billups, Booth to interview for president of basketball operations

Warriors beat Clippers, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area
Wolves feel salary-cap pinch as they enter offseason
Celtics complete rare sweep by beating Pacers

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NHL rookie line helped Iowa Wild reach AHL playoffs for first time

Hertl lifts Sharks past Vegas 2-1 in 20T to force Game 7
Marchand helps Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2 to force Game 7
Wild's Suter to play in World Championships

Linebacker Blake Cashman, shown at Gophers pro day in March, had a breakout season as a senior.

Former Gophers linebacker Cashman climbs the NFL draft board

Gophers complete softball sweep at Nebraska
Scoggins: Ticket price cuts at least a start for Gophers AD Coyle
Nichols repeats as NCAA all-around champion; Ramler second

In this Saturday, April 20, 2019, photo provided by Katch Silva, Michelle Branch and Patrick Carney pose for a photo in New Orleans. The Grammy-winnin

Michelle Branch, Black Keys' Patrick Carney tie the knot

Happy birthday: Queen Elizabeth II turns 93 on Easter Sunday
John Singleton of 'Boys N the Hood' hospitalized with stroke
Rep: Adele, husband Simon Konecki have separated

America's 1st female astronaut candidate, Jerrie Cobb, dies

America's first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, who pushed for equality in space but never reached its heights, has died.


Lois K. Gibson, DFL force and bold champion of the arts, dies at 92

Lois K. Gibson’s many letters published in the Star Tribune and its predecessors over nearly half a century document her deep engagement in the world…


'Mary Tyler Moore Show' actress Georgia Engel dies at 70

Georgia Engel, who played the charmingly innocent, small-voiced Georgette on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and amassed a string of other TV and stage credits, has died. She was 70.


Former astronaut Owen Garriott dies, flew on Skylab station

Former astronaut Owen Garriott, who flew on America's first space station, Skylab, and whose son followed him into orbit, has died at age 88.


Drummer Eric 'Edgar' Barnes, founder of Midwest Art Catalyst, dies at 49

Eric Gary Barnes thought his first name sounded too much like “ear ache” for his liking. So he chose Edgar Burn, a name that stuck…