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An author's 40-year fascination (and theory) about Congdon murders

The Glensheen mansion in Duluth, seen in 2007.

Double homicide case became a career-long quest for this Twin Cities reporter and writer.

Guthrie Theater's 'Sunday in the Park' is an elegant stroll with art and heart

The cast of “Sunday in the Park With George.”

Review: Sondheim musical "Sunday in the Park With George" is a beaut at the Guthrie.

Minnesota has its own 'adventure cat' – Max the paddleboarding kitty

Nanakuli, a Hawaiian surfing cat featured in the book "Adventure Cats."

Whether it's a paddleboard, pontoon boat or kayak, Max the cat will ride it.

'Orange is the New Black' star Lea DeLaria delivers riotously funny show at the Dakota

In her Minneapolis gig, the outspoken Netflix star showed how sex and jazz can mix.

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Force not with all of St. Paul during one-man 'Star Wars' revue

Charles Ross faced some unexpected resistance at Ordway Center.

Summer serial: Embark on Great Lakes adventure in 'Redemption's Run'

When a mysterious young captain arrives in her hometown of Bayfield, Wis., 12-year-old Kacie stows aboard his boat, Redemption, searching for answers about the father she has never known.

Free acts at State Fair band shell include Pointer Sisters, Tanya Tucker, Foghat

Also at the free venue are George Clinton, Chris Janson and Hippo Campus.

10 Minnesota eateries with spectacular food and waterfront views

With 10,000 lakes, we've got plenty of waterside dining.

Minnesota metal 'detectorists' track down rings, keys and memories

Metal detecting is a quirky hobby, but if you ever lose a wedding ring, these Minnesota enthusiasts are the ones to call.

Mpls. designing sisters specialize in working with what you already have

"We edit a lot — not that we don't like their stuff, but most people have too much," says one of two designing sisters in Minneapolis who specialize in repurposing what their clients already have.

Mason Jennings returns with a chilly, sullen performance at the Minnesota Zoo

The enduring Minneapolis strummer has scaled back on his schedule in recent years and proved low-key on stage Saturday.

'Pretty Little Liars' cast prepares to tweet goodbye

Tuesday's finale of "Pretty Little Liars" will be packed with "OMG moments," but there's no mystery about one thing: It's a social media powerhouse.

Rock star naturalist leads 'wonder' walks at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Volunteer's enthusiasm is contagious: "If you fall in love with nature, you'll never be bored a day in your life."

TV picks for June 27: 'Pretty Little Liars,' Chris D'Elia, 'Revolutionary Road'

Ask Amy: Mom's aimless dating might not be good for the kids

Hax: Resources to cope with Dad's dementia

Rosenblum: Even with 'Option B,' grief remains a stubborn companion

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg co-wrote “Option B” after her husband, Minneapolis native Dave Goldberg, died in 2015.

Sheryl Sandberg explores how we best face adversity, build resilience and reclaim joy after loss or tragedy.


'Orange is the New Black' star Lea DeLaria delivers riotously funny show at the Dakota
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In her Minneapolis gig, the outspoken Netflix star showed how sex and jazz can mix.

Wild Rice, culinary jewel of Lake Superior's south shore, is closing
Table Talk

The Bayfield, Wis., fine-dining restaurant will remain open through Oct. 14.


The patio bar at Psycho Suzi's in northeast Minneapolis takes full advantage of its site along the Mississippi River.

10 Minnesota eateries with spectacular food and waterfront views

Find a memorable burger at newest entry in the Mpls. food truck scene
Minnesota State Fair reveals 31 new foods including pizza burritos, cookie dough
Wild Rice, culinary jewel of Lake Superior's south shore, is closing

Homeowner Lisa Griebel, center, with sisters Liz Knutson, left, and Kathy Keehn of One Day Design.

Mpls. designing sisters specialize in working with what you already have

Once-dreary lake cabin near Deerwood, Minn., gets a cheery makeover
Sisters who share St. Paul duplex tackle simultaneous kitchen makeovers
Q&A: Are anti-tip brackets required on ranges?

Mason Jennings returns with a chilly, sullen performance at the Minnesota Zoo

Remembering Twin Cities soul singer Sonny Knight, who found fame in his 60s
Fans have fun singing all night long with Lionel Richie
Free acts at State Fair band shell include Pointer Sisters, Tanya Tucker, Foghat

Bill Cosby arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Saturday, June 17, 2017, in Norristown, Pa.

Cosby venue could move to California in sex abuse lawsuit

Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize winner and dissident, released from Chinese prison
Gaga on gay pride: It's a time to shine light on equality
Schwarzenegger talks climate change with French president

Optimus Prime in a scene from "Transformers: The Last Knight."

'Transformers' unfolds in nonstop — but fun — bombast

Masterful Christopher Plummer isn't enough to save 'The Exception'
Mpls. child development expert says Disney-Pixar stole her idea for 'Inside Out'
'Han Solo' movie turmoil: Ron Howard steps in after directors fired late in filming

During a family portrait in 2000, Molly Nash gives her 4-week-old brother, Adam, a kiss. Molly Nash received some umbilical blood from her brother, saving her from a fatal genetic disease.

'Little Frankenstein,' conceived to save sister, is now a happy teen

'Human Project' study will ask 10,000 people to share life's data
Reaching deep into the brain to treat strokes
U discovers 'powerhouse' new treatment in fight against deadly skin disease

The patio bar at Psycho Suzi's in northeast Minneapolis takes full advantage of its site along the Mississippi River.

10 Minnesota eateries with spectacular food and waterfront views

Bourbon, from barbecue sauce to iced tea, makes July 4th tasty
Fire up the grill for this Caesar salad
Wild Rice, culinary jewel of Lake Superior's south shore, is closing

Amazon is testing a new service for Prime members that allows them to try on clothes before they buy at no upfront charge. File photo of an Amazon worker at a distribution center in Nevada.

Amazon aiming to be the dressing room in your house

Ken gets a dad bod and man bun as part of Barbie world makeover
Hot new swimsuits for 2017 just won't work for most women
The Latest: Mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

Jessica St. Clair, Keegan-Michael Key and Lennon Parham in "Playing House."

After 'intense' cancer battle, 'Playing House' co-stars find 'deepened' friendship

'Pretty Little Liars' cast prepares to tweet goodbye
Home video: It's war out there in 'Hell in the Pacific'
Fortune Feimster gets ready to help kick off Pride Weekend in Minneapolis

A statue of Bacchus is on display at the Sissinghurst Garden and Manor in Kent, England.

How to spend the night in a quintessential British garden

Milwaukee's Summerfest celebrates 50 years
Changes afoot for travel to Cuba
Seeking your travel tales

Valentine (Mo Perry) with best friend Proteus (Christiana Clark) in "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" at the Jungle Theater.

Faces on Minnesota stages are becoming more diverse — but hardly 'colorblind'

Painting of Philando Castile's death on display in New York's Whitney Museum
Walker exhibit raising new questions from American Indian artists
Guthrie Theater's 'Sunday in the Park' is an elegant stroll with art and heart

Liu Xiaobo, Nobel Peace Prize winner and dissident, released from Chinese prison

St. Paul is throwing a big party for F. Scott Fitzgerald, and you're invited
REVIEW: 'The Jersey Brothers,' by Sally Mott Freeman
What's next for our favorite comic book-based TV shows?

Nintendo's SNES Classic will be released with vintage games

Nintendo will soon release a miniature version of its SNES home console, with preloaded fan favorites such as "Super Mario World," "Donkey Kong Country" and…


What's next for our favorite comic book-based TV shows?

Most of the comics-based TV shows on the CW and Fox have reached their season finales, and teases abound for their fall returns. All are…


REVIEWS: 'The Crossing,' by Andrew Miller, and 'Lara,' by Anna Pasternak

The Crossing By Andrew Miller. (Europa Editions, 336 pages, $18.)   “The Girl on the Train” and “Gone Girl,” wildly popular mysteries featuring unreliable narrators…


'Were you high?': Fox News host confronts Ventura about 'American Sniper' lawsuit

Jesse Watters approached him with a video camera this month after Ventura spoke at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition.


Once-dreary lake cabin near Deerwood, Minn., gets a cheery makeover

Big windows and crisp red-and-white interiors refresh a 1920s cabin on a lake near Deerwood, Minn.