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'Bones' stars reflect on 12 years of record-breaking TV

Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz.

Despite long odds, Fox series "Bones" kept rattling on. It concludes its 12-year run Tuesday night.

Who gets to keep the dog in the divorce?

Most couples don't have a plan in place for who gets the dog in case of a breakup. (Dreamstime/TNS) ORG XMIT: 1198425

New laws are changing the way pet ownership is handled in the event of a breakup.

The kindness of kids: 1,800 respond to essay contest

Essay contest winner Ben Meisterling, 11, in the woods behind his home in Mendota Heights. He spread jokes throughout his neighborhood.

Surly goes down! Vote in the Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket Foamy Four

We've got ourselves some March drama, folks, so drink it up — and then cast your vote in the penultimate round before we crown the best brewery in Minnesota.

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Star writer Ta-Nehisi Coates on the success of his 'Black Panther'

REVIEW: 'Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living,' edited by Manjula Martin

NONFICTION: In this collection of essays, writers discuss the delicate matter of getting paid.

Minnesota theater icon Lou Bellamy reflects on 40 years of Penumbra

Lou Bellamy stepped down from his leadership role with Penumbra in January. But he took a couple of hours recently to tour a historical exhibit about the theater with his successor, daughter Sarah Bellamy.

A Plymouth couple transformed their entire home in vibrant color

A Plymouth couple transformed their home for vibrant family living. Take a tour during the Remodelers Showcase.

Denk keeps Bach on track, even on a grand piano

REVIEW: The musical artist played with clarity and emotional power.

Regina Spektor at the Palace: Great sound, inefficient entrance

It took 1 hour and 40 minutes to get all the fans into the new theater to hear Spektor's special piano pop.

A worldwide favorite returns to her Minnesota home

Week's best classical concerts: Skrowaczewski compositions, Minnesota Orchestra plays Brahms and Stravinsky

Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang show their Hendrix experience at Mystic Lake

Guy didn't get enough to do, but otherwise the show was full of some pleasant surprises, including Zakk Wylde going wild.

TV picks for March 27: 'Pocahontas,' 'Everybody Hates Chris,' 'Rock and a Hard Place'

Ask Amy: Family member wants to reconcile with addict

Hax: Cheater needs to face his reality

Bon Jovi builds a new 'House' in sold-out Xcel Center marathon

Review: With its ever-charismatic frontman, the '80s band got past recent lineup changes in concert at Xcel Energy Center.


Dessa on New Orleans: Minnesota musician turns tourist for the New York Times
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Dessa on New Orleans: Musician turns tourist for the New York Times

Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang show their Hendrix experience at Mystic Lake
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Guy didn't get enough to do, but otherwise the show was full of some pleasant surprises, including Zakk Wylde going wild.


Manny’s Steakhouse founder (and Parasole Restaurant Holdings co-owner) Phil Roberts was seen in the dining room at Manny’s Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in downtown Minneapolis, MN.]

Steak, steak and steak: Manny's restaurant stays in top form over decades

Hey, wait: Why many Twin Cities restaurants don't take reservations
Burger Friday: Have it your way at the Hilltop in Edina
Surly goes down! Vote in the Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket Foamy Four

The rooftop condo’s large terrace is the place to party under the stars.

For $1.7M, you can have posh penthouse loft with terrace overlooking North Loop

A Plymouth couple transformed their entire home in vibrant color
Architects share strategies for creating your dream home
Video post: 60 home inspection issues in under 3 minutes

Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang show their Hendrix experience at Mystic Lake

Regina Spektor at the Palace: Great sound, inefficient entrance
Danish music innovator Agnes Obel heads to the Cedar fresh off SXSW
Bon Jovi builds a new 'House' in sold-out Xcel Center marathon

The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles performs at the Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Memorial Service at The Forest Lawn on Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Los Angeles.

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

Ted Koppel says Sean Hannity is 'bad for America'; Hannity fires back
Harrison Ford says he was distracted when he flew over plane
Actress, producer-writer of 'Orange Is The New Black' marry

“Wilson” (with Woody Harrelson) took a swing through locations across the Twin Cities area in summer 2015.

Like doofus hero Woody Harrelson, Minnesota-shot 'Wilson' is oddly lovable

Danny Boyle set out to tackle new challenges with 'T2'
We know the end of 'Life' from the start
Can Mpls. choreographer capture our 'greatest ugliness' with new ballet?

Sarah DeBord, of Minneapolis, learned at 34 — a decade after she first sought a doctor’s opinion — that she has colorectal cancer.

Young adults told to watch for colon cancer signs as cases increase

Rest is best, but other treatments are available for plantar fasciitis
High-intensity interval training can slow aging, Mayo study finds
Cheaper and just as effective, exercise may get federal Medicare backing

Joan Nathan points out that many trendy foods have ancient roots.

In 'King Solomon's Table,' Joan Nathan traces the global origins of Jewish cuisine

We're all ears for British arlettes, a treat we know as elephant ears
Enjoy big taste with little fuss with chicken thighs
Wayzata restaurant openings show a hunger to dine out in the suburbs

"Ena with Eyes Shut" by Sarah Cooper and Nina Gorfer features fashion by Greenlandic designer Nikolaj Kristensen.

American Swedish Institute exhibits fashions from extreme Nordic climes

Scene and Heard: St. Paul student artists recognized
Target is counting on Victoria Beckham to spice up clothing sales
Airline faces wrath of leggings wearers in boarding flap

Film critic turned director Marshall Fine, center, with comedian Robert Klein, right, and cinematographer/producer Brennan Vance.

Minnesota film critic switches over to the director's chair

Home video: Potter prequel 'Fantastic Beasts' works its magic
Minneapolis sues 'Rehab Addict' star Nicole Curtis, wants house back
TV couples that should (or shouldn't) live happily ever after

Tour boats await passengers in downtown Amsterdam. Amsterdam's canals criss-cross the old city making it easy to see it by boat. The traditional houses here are tall and skinny, and furniture has to be lifted into the upper rooms from the outside.

A weekend in Amsterdam? Yes, please

Midwest Traveler: Searching for Czech heritage in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
'So where are you from?' Traveling Minnesotans really get around
United barred girls in leggings from boarding flight to MSP, witness says

Penumbra founder Lou Bellamy and his daughter Sarah Bellamy tour the "Penumbra Theatre at 40" exhibit at the Minnesota History Center.

Minnesota theater icon Lou Bellamy reflects on 40 years of Penumbra

Can Mpls. choreographer capture our 'greatest ugliness' with new ballet?
New boss of Hennepin theaters is a veteran arts leader raised in Wisconsin
School cancels play after photo posted of New Prague High actors in KKK garb

Reading aloud begins in childhood but can last a lifetime.

Bookmark: Books to spark joy when read out loud

REVIEW: 'Lenin on the Train,' by Catherine Merridale
REVIEW: 'Our Short History,' by Lauren Grodstein
REVIEW: 'Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living,' edited by Manjula Martin

School cancels play after photo posted of New Prague High actors in KKK garb

New Prague principal said the out-of-context image was from a rehearsal of "The Foreigner."


Trump news is good news for cable TV ratings

Fox News, CNN and MSNBC are seeing big gains as viewers tune in for the drama in Washington.


United Airlines: Customers 'welcome' to wear leggings

United Airlines says regular-paying flyers are welcome to wear leggings aboard its flights, even though two teenage girls were barred by a gate agent from boarding a flight from Denver to Minneapolis because of their attire.


Dessa on New Orleans: Minnesota musician turns tourist for the New York Times

Dessa on New Orleans: Musician turns tourist for the New York Times


TV couples that should (or shouldn't) live happily ever after

We knew Brennan and Booth belonged together the minute they leaned over their first corpse in "Bones," but we're not so confident about other famous…