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Review: Don Henley tries life in the country lane

Don Henley performed "Dirty Laundry" from his 1982 debut album "Can't Stand Still" at the State Fair on Thursday night.

His triumphant State Fair concert featured Eagles and solo hits and new material from his "Cass County" album.

Do the Dixie Chicks' sold-out State Fair concerts mean the end of controversy?

The Dixie Chicks were engulfed in controversy when they performed at Xcel Energy Center in June 2003.

Natalie Maines & Co. play to 30,000 fans at the grandstand, with or without forgiveness.

Lizzo to co-host VMAs pre-show Sunday ahead of her new MTV series

The Twin Cities hip-hop star landed the red-carpet gig as part of the roll-out for the new music series "Wonderland."

What the State Fair art show says about Minnesotans

It appears we're a thoughtful bunch, with a soft spot for nature and nostalgia, and a bent for the surreal.

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How did Mpls. land Metallica's only summer gig? Lars Ulrich dishes in backstage interview

Drummer Lars Ulrich talked new album and local history backstage at U.S. Bank Stadium last weekend.

Public tours of Paisley Park to begin in October

It may not be like Elvis Presley's Graceland, but Prince's Paisley Park could open as a museum on Oct. 6.

Sharon Jones bio hits right notes

REVIEW: Biography of Sharon Jones is equal parts toe-tapper and heart-warmer.

'Southside With You' is a love story worthy of a presidential proclamation

REVIEW: This nonpartisan account of the Obamas' first date is a treat.

Artcetera: Where's the Prince portrait at Vikings stadium, Lizzo rules on MTV

Minnesota is world-class when it comes to watercolors; see for yourself in Bloomington

Ticket alert: Nelly, David Nail, the Fray, Atmosphere and more

Reviewed in brief: 'Don't Breathe,' 'Tale of Love and Darkness,' 'Hands of Stone'

Album review: Frank Ocean delivers gripping new album

The Star Tribune is looking for a book to publish

Hax: She doesn't want to lose him again

Ask Amy: New parents wonder about posting, tagging

Leslie Jones’ website hacked; nude photos, personal info exposed

Leslie Jones is the latest celebrity to be the victim of a hacker, with her personal website being vandalized on Wednesday morning.


Vacationing while sick? Slow down the pace
Kerri Westenberg

It was Day Four of a family trip to Madeline Island, and I sat listless in the armless chair beside the doctor's desk, recounting my…

Lizzo to co-host VMAs pre-show Sunday ahead of her new MTV series
Artcetera

The Twin Cities hip-hop star landed the red-carpet gig as part of the roll-out for the new music series "Wonderland."


Lost in the beauty on Ireland's Wicklow Way

A solo hike on Ireland's oldest marked trail turns up scenic beauty and new friends.


Vacationing while sick? Slow down the pace

It was Day Four of a family trip to Madeline Island, and I sat listless in the armless chair beside the doctor's desk, recounting my…


TV picks for Aug. 26-28: 'America's National Parks,' Foxworthy & Larry in Mpls., Video Music Awards, 'The Night Of'

Working blue Comedians of every stripe put Minneapolis on their favorite cities list, including two Blue Collar vets. “Jeff Foxworthy & Larry the…


Film clips: 'Mechanic: Resurrection'

Still a straight shooter Jason Statham, who has time to fill between “Fast and Furious” episodes, reprises his role as master assassin Arthur Bishop in…


Best concerts of the week: Malamanya, Guided by Voices, Minnesota State Fair

Your guide to the Twin Cities's must-see shows this week.


Minneapolis sees rise in foodborne illness from norovirus, Vibrio bacteria found in oysters

Health inspectors are looking into the causes of the increases, including of illnesses involving the Vibrio bacteria found in oysters.


Winners of the Minnesota State Fair Fine Art competition

Oil/acrylic/mixed media: 1. Joan Cox, St. Paul; 2. John Cunningham, St. Paul; 3. Michael Proulx, Brooklyn Center; 4. Malia Wiley, Lake Crystal.Sculpture: 1. Allen Christian,…


Pen pals celebrate 70 years of writing to each other

Lois Csontos-Nielsen and Freda Jones have been friends for 70 years. But they have been in each other's presence only four times.


Minn. State Fair keeps getting bigger and better, even as other states struggle

Minnesota's Great Get-Together keeps it mass appeal by mixing tradition and surprise


As 'Pokémon Go' invades the State Fair, will you be elated or annoyed?

The Minnesota State Fair begins in less than 24 hours and "Pokémon Go" players are rejoicing.


Stick with these Minnesota State Fair classic foods

Many foods introduced at the Minnesota State Fair fade into obscurity. But each year, a few take on a classic, Pronto Pup-like stature.


Shopping at the fair? Where to find deals on Minnesota-made goods

Believe it or not, the Minnesota State Fair is a fine place to score discounts from Faribault Woolen Mill and other home-state manufacturers.


Rosenblum: Family ties are the key to long life

Turns out the people most likely to keep us alive well into our 80s and beyond are our complicated, annoying and ultimately endearing families.


Social media stars feel pinch of regulatory agency

Federal agency takes aim at YouTube stars' paid endorsements.


Tips for couples becoming empty nesters

Couples experience mixed emotions after their children move on.


Best concerts of the week: Har Mar Superstar takes the zoo, rare solo show featuring Bad Plus pianist

Your guide to the Twin Cities' must-see shows this week.


Style calendar

Enjoy North Loop Night Out from 5-8 p.m. today in Minneapolis. The monthly shopping and dining event features more than a dozen merchants offering discounts.…


TV picks for Aug. 25: Britney Spears does 'Carpool Karaoke,' plus Rupaul and Judy Garland

In the zoneCan Britney Spears actually sing? It's hard to tell based on her concerts, in which taped vocals tend to dominate. There will be…


Not so sweet news: Doctors set new limits for kids' sugar intake

A group of heart doctors is calling on parents to stop indulging children's sweet tooths by curbing the amount of added sugars in their kids' diets.


Looking for the best waffles in the Twin Cities? Today's the day

It's easy to celebrate. Have someone else do the cooking, or plug in your waffle iron, whisk together a few ingredients, and eat.