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Kings of Leon regroup at X with help from another band of brothers

Caleb Followill is the lead singer of Kings of Leon, which took over Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday night.

Review: The Followill brothers played full tilt despite a half-full arena with openers Dawes.

Today's culture wars foretold in tiny Floodwood, Minn., 70 years ago

Ann Marie Ruohoniemi, the writer’s mother, is second from right.

Government health care. Racial equality. Income disparity. They're familiar battles in 2017. But not so familiar seven decades ago. Here's how a book about an education experiment in Minnesota decades ago foretold today's culture wars.

Let pumpkin shine anew in a marbled brownie

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Brownies.

Pumpkin gets a reprieve from the spice trend when swirled into a chocolately brownie.

5 ways plus-size style stole the spotlight at New York Fashion Week

Are designers finally waking up to body diversity? There were hopeful signs at New York Fashion Week.

Eat & drink insider

Thirty years at Uptown Y: 'The first and only gym I've ever joined'

That cinder-block building has remained a constant in my life.

Secluded fairy-tale castle in Eagan hits market for $2.9M

The royal roost includes a turret, courtyard, seven garage bays and a chapel-turned-movie theater.

Kenny Chesney to change things up May 5 at U.S. Bank Stadium

Target Field's mainstay summer act is moving to the Vikings' palace next year.

'Wayzata needs a breakfast place': Benedict's Morning Heroes opens today

Minneapolis punk haven Triple Rock Social Club to close around Thanksgiving

No reasons were cited for the decision to close the club, a beloved music venue 15 years running.

Minnesota's Native American health advocates use old games as new cures for obesity

Two local Native Americans are leaders in a grass-roots movement to improve Native health by reviving the active ways of their ancestors.

Ageism is everywhere — here's what we can do about it

Casual age bias is so pervasive that most of us don't even realize we're doing it. The first step to fighting it, experts say, is to simply be aware of it.

One-day social media campaign highlights domestic abuse in the Twin Cities

Domestic abuse shelter asks people to post personal experiences.

Minnesotans sent in their favorite cat photos, and they're purrretty cute

Take a break from the depressing news to enjoy these cute Minnesota cats.

Actress to play Scrooge in some performances of Guthrie's 'Christmas Carol'

Charity Jones played the Ghost of Christmas Past opposite Peter Michael Goetz as Scrooge in the Guthrie's 2003 production of "A Christmas Carol."

Charity Jones will don the miser's costume for a handful of stagings of the theater's 43rd annual production of the Dickens holiday classic.

Hax: Grandparents are called too involved

How to step back and see things from your children's viewpoint.

Ask Amy: Sudden plan to move ties partner in knots

Minnesota author Tim O'Brien looks back at making of PBS's 'The Vietnam War'

The war veteran and director Lynn Novick share insights at Macalester forum.


Minnesota author Tim O'Brien looks back at making of PBS's 'The Vietnam War'
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The war veteran and director Lynn Novick share insights at Macalester forum.

Twin Cities' 5 must-see art shows this weekend
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Chef and co-owner Cameron Cecchini, left plated the second course of onion ash gnocchi, Hen of the Woods, and pickled pearl onions with the help of Reed Evavold, co-owner Grisha Hammes, and Alex Dayton, from left.

Tiny Tenant in Minneapolis serves big ambitions, 6 courses at a time

Mpls. coffee shop adds 2nd location, touts cheeky 'Starbucks PSL' look-alike
Here's a twist: Minneapolis chef replaced by chef he replaced
'Wayzata needs a breakfast place': Benedict's Morning Heroes opens today

This castle/home in Eagan was once owned by the former Northwest Airlines CEO.

Secluded fairy-tale castle in Eagan hits market for $2.9M

Go inside 5 of the most expensive lake homes on the Twin Cities market
'90s home in Eagan gets a thoroughly modern kitchen makeover
Home plan: New-fashioned farmhouse boasts outdoor rooms

Caleb Followill is the lead singer of Kings of Leon, which took over Xcel Energy Center on Wednesday night.

Kings of Leon regroup at X with help from another band of brothers

Kenny Chesney to change things up May 5 at U.S. Bank Stadium
Minneapolis punk haven Triple Rock Social Club to close around Thanksgiving
Imagine Dragons pick up steam in sold-out Xcel show

Chelsea Handler announced on Oct. 18, 2017, that she is ending her Netflix talk show after two seasons in order to focus on political activism.

Chelsea Handler ending Netflix show to focus on activism

Gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor
Diana Ross to perform, be honored at American Music Awards
Country stars honor shooting victims at CMT Artists show

Chadwick Boseman as Thurgood Marshall and and Sterling K. Brown as Joseph Spell, a driver accused of rape in “Marshall.”

'Marshall' offers convincing testimony about a future Supreme Court justice

Don't confuse provocative 'Wonder Women' with the summer blockbuster
Liam Neeson's Watergate drama is factual but impassive
Iowa teacher rescued a treasure trove of film from a farmhouse basement

Thirty years at Uptown Y: 'The first and only gym I've ever joined'

US regulators approve 2nd gene therapy for blood cancer
Minnesota's Native American health advocates use old games as new cures for obesity
U's medical school dean is leaving for Iowa

Pumpkin Cheesecake Swirl Brownies.

Let pumpkin shine anew in a marbled brownie

Fall weather can start with seafood at the table
Minnesotans share tales from California wine country fires: 'Everybody's rattled'
Here's a twist: Minneapolis chef replaced by chef he replaced

Sequined statement tee by Alice + Olivia.

Trendspotting from New York Fashion Week: Floral prints, pops of color, political messages

Scene + Heard: Ability Bash
Chaska doctor offers new way to snuff out body odor
Christy Turlington Burns: model harassment widely tolerated

KQRS's Tom Barnard to be enshrined in National Radio Hall of Fame

Former Olympic gymnast goes for gold on CNBC series
'Fixer Upper' stars Joanna and Chip Gaines talk show's end
Why ABC's 'Once Upon a Time' has so many references to Minnesota

A bitter harvest: A visitor rests on the porch of a cabin, at top, where slaves crammed in when they weren’t toiling in the fields or mills to produce sugar. Above, a jail for runaways looks onto the Big House, aka the mansion.

Whitney Plantation, Near New Orleans, immerses visitors in the lives of slaves

Chicago's elevated northern burb
Minnesotans' travel questions answered
Minnesotans don't need new ID to board planes for a year

Charity Jones played the Ghost of Christmas Past opposite Peter Michael Goetz as Scrooge in the Guthrie's 2003 production of "A Christmas Carol."

Actress to play Scrooge in some performances of Guthrie's 'Christmas Carol'

In regal portraits, Mpls. photographer portrays beauty, power of black lives
'Music Man' delivers its irresistible pitch at Bloomington arts center
How Liquid Music became one of the country's coolest alt-classical concert series

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Review: 'Subtle Variations,' by Miriam Karmel

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Review: 'Admissions: Life as a Brain Surgeon,' by Henry Marsh
George Saunders' 'Lincoln in the Bardo' wins Booker prize

Review: 'Subtle Variations,' by Miriam Karmel

FICTION: Family connections fill Minneapolis writer's debut collection of stories.


New York City hotel bringing back $1,000 bagel

New Yorkers with a taste for an expensive city staple will have an opportunity to try the $1,000 bagel when it returns to the city next month.


Ways to find the perfect first dance song

Choosing the right tune to get the wedding party rolling can be daunting.


'Nye's is better off dead': Minnesotans air contrarian views with hilarious hashtag

A writer asks Twin Citians for their controversial opinions, and they let him have it on Twitter.


Minnesota mom and autistic, nonverbal son win Jimmy Fallon's 'say mama' contest

The "Tonight Show" host found out that not all kids say "mama" the same way.