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Macalester grad comes up short in 'Jeopardy' Tournament of Champions

Austin Rogers finishes third in two-day finals.

KFAN's Chris Hawkey opens up about depression, heads benefit on suicide awareness

Chris Hawkey took a moment while talking on his KFAN radio show.

Radio star Chris Hawkey on his lifelong struggles with depression: "I'm a broken individual just like so many other people out there."

Eaux Claires fest changes dates again, now opposite Basilica party in 2018

Justin Vernon's hometown camp-out put advance tickets on sale for its July 6-7 run, but the lineup is still TBA.

Tickets for Jimmy Fallon in Mpls. after Super Bowl available Dec. 22

Tickets won't be available until Dec. 22.

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Meet the Pictureman, whose goal was to show 'the best of black life' in Minnesota

"The best of black life" in Minnesota comes alive in a book and show of photographs by the late Charles Chamblis.

Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson make this a 'Wonder' to behold

Powerful portrayals of deep characters elevate this illness drama far beyond its genre's clichés.

Ellen DeGeneres surprises Minn. mom who donated kidney to save her son

The son was born with kidney failure and has had more than 70 surgeries.

Carell, Cranston and Fishburne rally to the cause in 'Last Flag Flying'

Down-to-earth performances carry drama about Vietnam veterans.

Chrissy Teigen wants to 'party' with Mpls. diners, hungers for a Jucy Lucy

The supermodel tweeted "Hi!" to Minneapolis, and Minnesotans responded with thousands of tips on where to eat.

9 decorating don'ts and how to fix them

How to deal with dogs that gulp their food

Here are some ways to slow your dog's dinner hour without feeding it more.

News of the Weird: Pranksters just want to 'make people smile'

Pared-down Doomtree group debuts new album ahead of St. Paul concert

Shredders came together on a playful whim with Doomtree members (left to right) Sims, Paper Tiger, Lazerbeak and P.O.S.

Offshoot quartet Shredders dropped an LP ahead of the crew's first local show of 2018.

Sound Advice: Old receivers are easy to bring into the Bluetooth age

Ask Amy: Baby might not bring troubled siblings together

Hax: Wife gives sisters the sounds of silence

Wilco gets over the 'resentment' for an adoring opening-night Palace gig

The locally beloved Chicago rockers offered a little bit of everything to kick off their final three-night run of the year.


C.J.: Kim Insley has shed no tears since being dropped after 24 years by KARE 11
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“Mornings were such a fun day part,” said Kim Insley, the former KARE 11 “Sunrise” anchor who was dropped by the station in…

Macalester grad comes up short in 'Jeopardy' Tournament of Champions
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Austin Rogers finishes third in two-day finals.


New food at Surly Brewing.

Surly Brewing rolls out new food menu for its massive beer hall

Look what's open: St. Paul's first Spyhouse Coffee
Bad Waitress relaunches northeast Minneapolis location with new chef, menu and cocktails
3 Twin Cities spots that do Thanksgiving cooking for you

A new charcoal Venetian plaster fireplace surround, honed granite hearth and warm maple floors refreshed the dated 1980s interiors.

A tired '80s tract home in Bloomington gets a stylish refresh

$2.25M penthouse condo offers skyscraper views in heart of downtown Mpls.
Cramped, dark kitchen in Kenwood is transformed into "heart of the home"
Winner of 'Beautiful Gardens' contest shares secrets of her 'Wow!' gardens on Summit Avenue

Shredders came together on a playful whim with Doomtree members (left to right) Sims, Paper Tiger, Lazerbeak and P.O.S.

Pared-down Doomtree group debuts new album ahead of St. Paul concert

Eaux Claires fest changes dates again, now opposite Basilica party in 2018
Twin Cities concerts of the week: St. Vincent, Halsey, Liam Gallagher, Black Violin
Taylor Swift risks on her new "Reputation"

Jeffrey Tambor attends Time 100 Gala on April 21, 2015 in New York City.

Future of groundbreaking show 'Transparent' may be in flux

Love game: Serena Williams reportedly marries in New Orleans
Celeb chef Marcus Samuelsson opens new restaurant in Newark
C.J.: Kim Insley has shed no tears since being dropped after 24 years by KARE 11

Denzel Washington like you've never seen him before

Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson make this a 'Wonder' to behold
'Justice League' is strictly minor league
Mini-reviews of 'Novitiate' and 'The Divine Order'

Technicians lifted a sheet of human skin cells at the Center for Regenerative Medicine at the University of Modena in Italy.

9-year-old with rare disease now has genetically engineered skin over most of his body

Suicide risk is hard to measure, but a brain's reaction to certain words may offer clues
Even if you start working out in your 70s, you'll benefit from pushups and planks
Minnesota scientists deploy high-tech tools to map the damage caused by alcohol on fetuses

A roasted Japanese sweet potato from chef Ann Kim, owner of Young Joni.

Three Twin Cities chefs offer favorite recipes for Thanksgiving side dishes

In praise of the lowly cranberry, a manifesto for change
Choose your Thanksgiving wines with help of an expert
Look what's open: St. Paul's first Spyhouse Coffee

Jim Seas and Trisha Schirmers.

Scene + Heard: Bingo A-GoGo

Barber for the homeless surprised with own shop
Designers unveil winning Olympic fashions – and for once, they're all about the Games
Glamour fuses with politics at annual Women of Year awards

A live version of “A Christmas Story” will be presented on Fox on Dec. 17, and the movie, starring Peter Billingsley, will run continuously on TBS Dec. 24-25.

'A Christmas Story Live' leads our list of the best holiday TV

Ellen DeGeneres surprises Minn. mom who donated kidney to save her son
'It's an epidemic': Minnesota native Gretchen Carlson takes on the country's sexual harassment crisis
Macalester grad comes up short in 'Jeopardy' Tournament of Champions

Want a cheaper alternative to the Amalfi Coast or the French Riviera? The swimming pool at the Brown Beach House Hotel in Trogir, Croatia, makes a case for the Adriatic Coast.

Croatia, where Game of Thrones is filmed and culture runs deep

The American Writers Museum highlights writers from William Faulkner to Harriet Beecher Stowe
What you need to know when renting a car abroad
Best holiday gifts for travelers

Olga Viso, with Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, left, Minneapolis Parks superintendent Jayne Miller and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, cut the ribbon to re-open the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden June 10, 2017.

What will Olga Viso's legacy be? Her final year at the Walker was telling

Meet the Pictureman, whose goal was to show 'the best of black life' in Minnesota
'Sister Act' has a rapturous second coming at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
5 actors who've played Scrooge at Guthrie are proud members of Ebenezer Club

In case of a flood, or a fire, Kevin Fenton would save these two books.

BOOKMARK: Readers have a hard time choosing which books to save

REVIEW: 'Prairie Fires, the American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder,' by Caroline Fraser
REVIEW: 'The Story of Arthur Truluv,' by Elizabeth Berg
REVIEW: 'Seven Days of Us,' by Francesca Hornak

Circus Juventas' annual gala takes on a Nordic theme

For a night, guests at the Nordrsaga Gala joined the circus — Circus Juventas, that is. The gala was inspired by the circus arts school's…


Mini-reviews of 'Novitiate' and 'The Divine Order'

Novitiate⋆⋆⋆½ out of four starsRated: R for language, some sexuality and nudity. In English and Latin.Theater: Edina.If you could imagine "Full Metal Jacket's"…


C.J.: Kim Insley has shed no tears since being dropped after 24 years by KARE 11

“Mornings were such a fun day part,” said Kim Insley, the former KARE 11 “Sunrise” anchor who was dropped by the station in…


Retailers rise again, but tech leads other US stocks lower

Retailers and smaller U.S. companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn't add to the previous day's gains.


Croatia, where Game of Thrones is filmed and culture runs deep

Cultural riches, sandy beaches, "Game of Thrones" sites: It's no wonder trendsetters are hitting Croatia's Adriatic coast.