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Carl Clark, WWII hero recognized 6 decades later, dies

Carl Clark, a California man who was recognized six decades after his bravery during World War II with a medal of honor that had been denied because he was black, died last week. He was 100.

Obituary: Clayton Sonmore, 92, owned Becky's Cafeteria

Owners Clayton and Jeanne Sonmore with their youngest son Tim at Becky’s Cafeteria in 1980.

The engineer-turned-restaurateur bought Becky's in 1949 with his wife, Jeanne, and turned it into what AAA called "the most unique cafeteria in the nation" until its closure in 1986.


Hershel Theo Hulbert

Amber Alert canceled: Abducted child found after woman stabbed

Charges say Fridley mother of 8 rang up $118K in welfare fraud
Buds, plants, pollen arrive with the warm weather
Anoka nonprofit reaches final round of charity bracket challenge

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Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk and defenseman Ryan Suter could only watch the aftermath of T.J. Oshie's overtime winner.

Wild loses again after Ovechkin's unusual hat trick, Oshie's OT game-winner

Rally capped: Wolves end losing streak on Rubio's three late free throws
One year later, ByungHo Park settles in as DH for Twins
Sales job: Fleck went to great lengths to keep Winfield from leaving U

Xcel Energy has switched on 160 megawatts of solar power in the past few months, including a massive project in Chisago County.

Trump rescinds Clean Power Plan; state won't see much change

Chocolate, other sweeteners lifted Cargill's profit this winter
JavaCycle turns coffee-bean waste into sweet-smelling fertilizer
US stock indexes mostly lower in early trading; oil rises

Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch, during last week’s confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Gorsuch has earned Senate confirmation

$15 minimum wage in Minneapolis? Doable. Without tip credit? Damaging.
Sack cartoon: White House pets
Readers Write (March 29): Air travel, the Trump administration on Russia and climate change, cancellation of New Prague school play, vocational training, immigration and rights

White House pets

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Stanislaw Skrowaczewski’s sons, Paul Sebastien, left, and Nicholas Skrowaczewski thanked the audience for attending and the orchestra for hosting the memorial service for their father at Orchestra Hall on Tuesday afternoon.

Musical memorial pays tribute to Minnesota conductor Stanislaw Skrowaczewski

Busy, bookish Minnesotans are going all in on audiobooks
McKinney Roe owner taking over former Masa space on Nicollet Mall
Registration open now for F. Scott Fitzgerald conference in St. Paul

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.


President Donald Trump meets with his Cabinet in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump to argue he is immune from lawsuits until he leaves office

Dayton, Republicans clash over prekindergarten programs
White House sought to block Yates' testimony on Russia
Lawmakers consider harsher Wisconsin youth prison proposals

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers investigate a two-vehicle crash that left several storm chasers dead Tuesday, March 28, 2017, near Spur, Texas. The storms spawned multiple funnel clouds and an occasional tornado in open areas of West Texas on Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened at a remote intersection near the town of Spur, about 55 miles southeast of Lubbock.

3 storm chasers die in crash during Southern Plains storms

What completed Dakota Access pipeline means for key players
Healthy eating is riding high in America – and so are Twinkies
Judge approves plan on fix for 18,000 Flint water lines

The Daily Mail sparked complaints over its coverage of Prime Minister Theresa May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

Britain's Daily Mail compares U.K. leaders' legs, not ideas

Samsung may bring back fire-plagued Galaxy Note 7
Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run that killed police officer
Cyclone rips off roofs, flings boats onto land in Australia

Antoine Winfield Jr.

Sales job: Fleck went to great lengths to keep Winfield from leaving U

Haskins: 'Gophers can win a national championship with local talent'
Fans react to 1996-97 Gophers: From 'cheaters' to 'proud of the players'
Ahmad Gilbert will transfer from Gophers basketball

Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk and defenseman Ryan Suter could only watch the aftermath of T.J. Oshie's overtime winner.

Wild loses again after Ovechkin's unusual hat trick, Oshie's OT game-winner

Souhan: Wild threaten to start playoffs with higher seeding, lower expectations
Wild brings Joel Eriksson Ek back to provide 'shot in the arm'
Wild prospect Luke Kunin nets hat trick in third game for Iowa

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2015 file photo, Bob Dylan accepts the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year award at the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year show in Los Angeles.

Finally: Bob Dylan to formally accept Nobel Prize this weekend

Abby Lee Miller quits 'Dance Moms' before fraud sentencing
George Lucas gives another $10M to USC for student diversity
Adele: 'I don't know if I will ever tour again'

Convenience store magnate, governor candidate Mihos dies

A convenience store magnate who twice ran for governor of Massachusetts has died. Christy Mihos (MY-hohs) was 67.


Darlene Cates, the mother in 'Gilbert Grape,' dies at 69

Darlene Cates, who played the housebound mother in the 1993 film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape," has died.


Journalist Wilson 'Bill' Minor dies; covered civil rights

Wilson F. "Bill" Minor, a journalist who chronicled Mississippi through almost 70 years of change including its turbulent struggle over civil rights, died Tuesday at his home in Jackson. He was 94.


Golden Globe winner Christine Kaufmann dies in Germany

Christine Kaufmann, an Austrian-born actor who became the country's first Golden Globe winner and was married to Tony Curtis in the 1960s, has died. She was 72.


Historian, journalist and activist Roger Wilkins dies at 85

His uncle Roy Wilkins was the longtime executive director of the NAACP.