Prince

Remembering Prince, an icon for Minnesota and the world

Images of Prince taken on March 3, 1986, during a performance at First Avenue.

Prince Rogers Nelson was not only our biggest hometown celebrity, but one of us. The megastar is remembered in a special section that ran in Star Tribune print editions on Sunday.

You don't have to be rich! Your guide to Prince anniversary events in Minnesota

Tours are part of the celebration at Paisley Park.

A guide to this week's tributes to the hometown icon on (and around) the anniversary of his death.


BCA officials investigate the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Bassett Creek Park in Crystal on Wednesday.

BCA: Teen shot by Crystal police aimed pellet gun at officers

Battered teacher's case against St. Paul schools dismissed
Minneapolis City Council set to craft ordinance to raise minimum wage
Minneapolis Public Housing Authority takes stock of its 6,000 units

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Nick Truesdell will try to stick around with the Vikings as a 6-6 tight end with 4.6 speed.

Truesdell raced beyond checkered past with hopes of catching on in NFL

Playing big at short: Polanco claims position Twins never seem to fill
Gophers athletics official to be suspended, demoted for sex harassment
Reeve needs improvement from Lynx in Friday's rematch with Sun

Opus executive Matt Rauenhorst said the company is stretching the boundaries of rental luxury with its development on the Nicollet Mall.

Apartment demand high in Twin Cities as new construction shifts to suburbs

Best Buy stock soars after better-than-expected earnings
Medtronic beats estimates, then draws shrug with earnings outlook
Minneapolis City Council set to craft ordinance to raise minimum wage

Proposals from the Trump administration and others to defund Planned Parenthood have focused on abortion, but supporters say the organization does much more and has helped achieve a 30-year low in the teen pregnancy rate.

Planned Parenthood does many, many things for women's health. Believe me, I know.

CBO gives a brutal diagnosis of GOP's health plan
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Brother Ali went on a deep spiritual exploration in the five years since his last album, heavy traces of which can be heard on his new album, "All The Beauty in This Whole Life."

Minneapolis rapper Brother Ali's new album finds 'Beauty' at an ugly time

Johnny Depp's latest 'Pirates' installment merits mutiny
Even Dwayne Johnson's coolness can't rescue 'Baywatch'
Giant blue bird comes to roost at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

C.J.: Paisley Park was like summer camp at uncle Prince's for Brianna Nelson
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We haven’t heard the last of Brianna Nelson, who was knocked off the list of Prince heirs. Nelson, who contacted me to set…

C.J.: Prince's 'wall of security' didn't keep Tommy Smith from getting great photos
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“This is what they call an ego boost, big time. Wow,” said photographer Tommy Smith III as I set up video cameras for…

C.J.: Should Prince's friends have watched him more closely after Moline?
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Grammy winner Judith Hill’s name is going on my list of Prince confidantes who should’ve stuck to him like glue after the emergency…


House Speaker Kurt Daudt yawned as he, chief clerk Patrick Duffy Murphy, left, and others wait for roll call to be completed during Day 3 of the special session Thursday, May 25, 2017 in St. Paul.

Fits, starts, late blowup at Capitol as special session drags into Friday

Gianforte apologizes to reporter after winning US House race
Supreme Court next for blocked travel ban
Trump budget dismays families hit by opioid addiction crisis

In this Sept. 14, 2014 photo, honeybees work in a hive located in an apple grove at Hartland Orchard, a family farm near the the Blue Ridge Mountains in Markham, Va. A U.S. survey of beekeepers released on Thursday, May 25, 2017 found improvements in the outlook for troubled honeybees. Winter losses were at the lowest levels in more than a decade with only 21 percent of the colonies dying.

Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad

Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities
Marijuana extract helps some kids with epilepsy, study says
Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. right, speaks to Millie Robson, 15, and her mother, Marie, as she visits the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in Manchester England, to meet victims of the terror attack in the city earlier this week and to thank members of staff who treated them Thursday May 25, 2017. (Peter Byrne/Pool via AP)

Queen Elizabeth visits young survivors of concert blast

Philippines says foreigners among IS-linked gunmen in south
Obama gets rock-star welcome in Berlin, praises Merkel
N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

The Twins projected Jorge Polanco as a second baseman 15 months ago. Now he’s the team’s youngest everyday shortstop since Cristian Guzman 15 years ago.

Playing big at short: Polanco claims position Twins never seem to fill

Souhan: Showalter's Twins observations all might be on target
Look: People elsewhere are starting to notice Twins' success
Maeda rallies Dodgers to 7-3 win over Cardinals

Nick Truesdell will try to stick around with the Vikings as a 6-6 tight end with 4.6 speed.

Truesdell raced beyond checkered past with hopes of catching on in NFL

Hatman: Elflein makes his mark at center, guard for Vikings
Vikings' rookies finally signing their NFL contracts
Former Vikings No. 1 pick Michael Bennett gets five years in prison

Sarah Lacina returned a second time for this season of "Survivor."

Cop from Marion, Iowa, tops 19 others to win $1M on 'Survivor'

Cornell funeral to take place Friday; widow pens letter
Man arrested inside Bullock's home convicted of stalking
Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

Prince's FBI file includes reported threat to sell his personal info to media

It took a year for the FBI to release four redacted pages, describing threats to the pop star, from their vault.


Judge officially rules 6 people as heirs to Prince's fortune

More than a year after Prince's death, a Carver County judge has officially determined that the musician's sister and five half-siblings are heirs to his massive fortune. Prince left no will.


Battle over Prince estate plays on

Judge may make formal decision on the musician's heirs, though some object.


Prince's first ex-wife on her new memoir: 'A lot of trauma I made myself forget'

Mayte Garcia is returning to the Twin Cities this week to promote her new book, "The Most Beautiful."


Federal judge extends temporary restraining order against former Prince sound engineer

Paisley Park Enterprises must put up a $1 million bond to keep the order in place.