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Chicago TV host, athlete Brackett dies at 76 after bike fall

Elizabeth Brackett, a longtime Chicago journalist and world-champion triathlete, has died four days after an apparent bicycle accident. She was 76.

Hazel Dicken-Garcia, longtime University of Minnesota journalism professor who helped shape the study of media history, dies

A man parking his car outside of his home.

St. Paul seeks to simplify hodgepodge of parking rules

Cub Foods co-founder, former Stillwater mayor Charles Hooley dies at 89
State Rep. Omar wins DFL endorsement for Ellison's seat
Blaine police officer, wife killed in motorcycle crash

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The Twins' Ehire Adrianza tossed his bat after striking out in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.

Twins fail to complete sweep at first-place Cleveland, fall 4-1

Souhan: Let's hope we'll see the finer side of golf with new PGA Tour stop
Tough course or easy, Koepka repeats as U.S. Open champ
'Big-time kicking prospect' commits to Gophers

Fourteen Twin Cities companies that drive growth.

Companies come, companies go. Do headquarters still matter?

Minnesota financial-services firms' strategies allow them to outpace industry peers
Health care sector, led by UnitedHealth Group, has outsized presence on Top 50 list
Cub Foods co-founder, former Stillwater mayor Charles Hooley dies at 89

Minneapolis skyline with Capella Tower, IDS, Foshay, others. ] GLEN STUBBE * Friday, April 10, 2015 EDS, seen from Target HQ 2

The case for density in Minneapolis, St. Paul and beyond

Why Iran will choose to negotiate with Trump
Will we finally end the silence around suicide?
Readers Write: Mail carriers and community, 'Factfulness,' Minneapolis 2040 Plan, suicide rates, remembering Ron Meshbesher

Sack cartoon: Skyscraper raccoon, post-fame
Skyscraper raccoon, post-fame

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Valerie Castile sat amid the paintings and other works strangers have made for her since the death of her son.

Philando Castile exhibit at Minneapolis Institute of Art embraces beauty and trauma

Father John Misty missteps, Kamasi Washington wows Rock the Garden
For younger Twin Cities collectors, art is a matter of love over money
Camping with a giant, deep inside Denali National Park

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.

Rep. Ilhan Omar hugged her husband Ahmed Hirsi after she won the DFL endorsement. Their daughter Isra Hirsi, 15, is on the right.

State Rep. Omar wins DFL endorsement for Ellison's seat

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated
GOP, Dems express outrage at separating families
Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

Activists and the Florida high school students fanned out across Chicago’s South Side, knocking on doors and registering people to vote. They plan a

Florida shooting survivors join with Chicago students in voter registration drive

Sessions set to address nation's sheriffs in New Orleans
Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out
Cooling towers imploded at Florida power plant

People walk amid a cloud of ash due to the work of mechanical shovels searching for relatives who disappeared after the Volcan de Fuego or "Volcano of

Guatemala ends search for people buried by volcano eruption

Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 3, knocks over walls
Vietnam arrests 8 people after economic zone law protests
Sea convoy reaches Spain as migration debate roils Europe

The Twins' Ehire Adrianza tossed his bat after striking out in the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.

Twins fail to complete sweep at first-place Cleveland, fall 4-1

Three doubles add to Escobar's MLB-leading totals
Postgame: Baserunning mistake might have changed game, Molitor says
Like last year's Twins, young Braves ahead of schedule

Minnesota United midfielder Alexi Gomez (32) reacted after his team’s 2-1 victory over the Houston Dynamo. The Loons have not won a game at Houston�

Loons' Kallman amped about U.S. Open Cup match

Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup
Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World Cup
Minnesota United-Houston U.S. Open Cup preview

Lindsay Whalen (13) and Sylvia Fowles (34) celebrated during a game last month. The Lynx won on Saturday vs. New York.

Lynx return from layoff with victory over New York

Fowles, Lynx dominate in 85-71 win over Liberty
Fowles, Lynx dominate in 85-71 win over Liberty
Augustus sits out for Lynx with sore hamstring

The Sunday-after-church gathering at the home of Curtis and Darlene Bell Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Brooklyn Park. The Bells have fostered over 30 child

'All about family': Movement to reform foster care takes root in Minnesota

A Minneapolis salon owner's kindness project honors beauty within
94-year-old woman thanks 'guardian angel' who saved her from sinking car
Sacramento councilman brings his baby to work, changing perceptions

Senator Ted Cruz dribbles past Jimmy Kimmel during the Blobfish Basketball Classic and one-on-one interview at Texas Southern University's Health & Ph

TV host Jimmy Kimmel beat by Sen. Ted Cruz in charity game of basketball

Chris Cornell's daughter pays tribute to late rocker with duet
Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album 'Everything Is Love'
Actor says husband's Tesla car shot flames in traffic

Cub Foods co-founder, former Stillwater mayor Charles Hooley dies at 89

Family man also served as the mayor of Stillwater, collected Model A cars and raised horses.

D.J. Fontana, Elvis' drummer who set the beat for rock 'n' roll's future, dies in Nashville

D.J. Fontana accomplished more with a snare drum, cymbal and sticks than the Who’s Keith Moon did with a 20-piece kit. With snaps, thumps and…

WWII pilot missing since 1944 laid to rest at Arlington

Second Lt. Robert R. Keown was piloting his P-38 aircraft to an airfield after a mission in 1944 when it crashed into a mountain in Papua New Guinea. World War II ended without Keown's family knowing what had happened to him, and the military later declared him dead.

Prominent Twin Cities defense attorney Ron Meshbesher dies

He had been suffering from Alzheimer's and died Wednesday.

Mortuary must pay widow $50K for 'coerced' cremation

A Montana mortuary business must pay a woman $50,000 after her husband was cremated against his wishes.