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My Good Life: Becoming my parents' own personal clipping service

The author’s parents. Provided photo

How I've delighted my parents with news stories in the mail.

Over-50 readers' most memorable vacations

Harriette Krasnoff and her brother celebrated his 70th birthday by taking a trip to the Galapagos Islands. Provided photo

We asked readers over 50 to share memorable travel experiences. You responded with stories and photos of adventure, relaxation and family connection around the world.


The developer that purchased and closed St. Anthony’s only mobile home park is working to salvage the site’s redevelopment plan.

Developer works to salvage St. Anthony mobile home park plan

Jewish Community Action tries 'deep canvassing' to move needle on racism
Minneapolis City Council Member Abdi Warsame's home broken into
Apartment complex opens in Hopkins exclusively for those with less

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Minnesota linebacker Jonathan Celestin

Gophers seniors, who have just about seen it all, get one more shot at Wisconsin

Resilient, resourceful Vikings steps up where last year's team fell apart
Wild's Stewart clicks for shootout winner over Avs
Eden Prairie champs again after 38-17 victory over Minnetonka

Irene Slaughter-Janneh of Minneapolis rested with her daughter Serreh, 8, while shopping Friday at Mall of America.

Black Friday shoppers fill stores while also staying busy online

Rebirth plans for old Magnetation site in Grand Rapids on hold
Developer works to salvage St. Anthony mobile home park plan
Minnesota Chamber says economy could be better

Signs in southwest Minneapolis currently bear the name of a popular lake and its proposed replacement name.

Jeff Johnson: Why I'm voting to keep the name 'Lake Calhoun'

Early reviews are in — and positive — on St. Croix bridge
Editorial cartoon: Michael Ramirez on deficits
Readers Write: Harassment at the Minnesota Legislature, federal tax reform, speech at polling places, opioids, immigration, 'Kremlin meddling'

The Gateway District in Minneapolis was a colorful, skid-row area wiped out by urban renewal in the early 1960s.

Mpls.' notorious Gateway District razed 60 years ago; time to stop mourning loss

Nuns in Chanhassen's 'Sister Act' forge a true sisterhood
'Daddymoons' give fathers-to-be one last hurrah with buddies before baby
Sense and Santability: Jungle Theater's holiday show is a gift for Jane Austen fans

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A protest against sexual harassment was held last week at the Minnesota State Capitol.

What's next move at Capitol after 2 lawmakers step down?

Trump wants to end welfare as Bill Clinton knows it
Democrats on state, local levels have plans for gaining voters' trust
Lawyer says Conyers verbally abused her, was inappropriate

Jeff Grubbe is chairman of the Agua Caliente Tribe, which plans to build an $80 million cultural center in Palm Springs, Calif.

More American Indian tribes are reclaiming sacred artifacts

Colleges, high schools use "Hamilton" to enhance teaching
Confederate Avenue evokes Old South, but may get new name
Hundreds of thousands of names purged from background check database for gun purchases

Abdallah Abdel Nasser, 14, receives medical treatment at Suez Canal University hospital in Ismailia, Egypt, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, after he was in injured during an attack on a mosque. Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing more than 200 people in the deadliest ever attack by Islamic extremists in Egypt.

Militants attack Egyptian mosque, kill at least 235 people

Castro's cult of personality lives on in Cuba
Olympian Oscar Pistorius' murder sentence more than doubled to 13 1/2 years
Mexican Consulate has response to Trump immigration changes

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and quarterback Case Keenum.

Resilient, resourceful Vikings steps up where last year's team fell apart

Zimmer stops short of naming Keenum starter for rest of season
Special teams issues need fixing as Vikings move forward
Souhan: By now, you'd have to pry Vikings QB job away from Keenum

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic (7) drives around a screen by Heat center Hassan Whiteside (21) with defense from Minnesota Timberwolves guard Aaron Brooks (30) in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Out-of-synch Wolves fall 109-97 at home to Miami

Towns gives back to charity on Thanksgiving
Fans annoyed and frustrated with the above-average Timberwolves
Wolves-Heat recap

Charlie Coyle scored a shootout goal to win Friday afternoon's game for the Wild.

Wild's Stewart clicks for shootout winner over Avs

Wild notes: Season series with Blues continues to be significant
Wild set for critical three-game stretch vs. Central Division
Wild-Avalanche recap

Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman lashes out at Harvey Weinstein, 'wicked conspirators' in cryptic post

Trump supporters confuse LeVar Burton with LaVar Ball online
Ivanka Trump: Malia Obama should be 'off limits' to media
Christopher Plummer has this to say about retirement _ never

For this couple, it's charity cup by cup

A heartbreaking 2015 trip to Haiti prompted Brandy and Steve Siewert to help children living in dire poverty.


University of Minnesota program helps baby boomers find, develop encore careers

It's among the most persistent questions to dog workers at or near retirement: What comes next? Phyllis Moen wants to help. The University of Minnesota…


Catholic Eldercare foresees new NE. Mpls. rentals

The five-story building, for people 55 and older who live independently, would be called Alta Vita.


Best to start early on estate planning

A major theme of this column is that managing money well over a lifetime shouldn't be complicated. All you need is a handful of good…


My father-in-law, barefoot water skier

Nothing can stop him from pursuing his water skiing passion, certainly not age.