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.


Traffic jammed near the Walker Art Museum as construction crew worked on the interstate leading into the Lowry Hill tunnel, Monday, June 26, 2017 in downtown Minneapolis, MN.

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Former Vikings great Jim Marshall. Jerry Holt/Star Tribune photo

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Target launched a new delivery service, called Target Restock, in its Minnesota stores on Tuesday.

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The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court gathered in early June for an official group portrait to include new Justice Neil Gorsuch. Seated, from left, are Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice Anthony Kennedy, Chief Justice John Roberts, Justice Clarence Thomas and Justice Stephen Breyer. Standing, from left, are, Justice Elena Kagan, Justice Samuel Alito Jr., Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Gorsuch.

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C.J.: Paisley Park was like summer camp at uncle Prince's for Brianna Nelson
C.J.

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
C.J.

“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?
C.J.

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…


Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' healthcare bill which represents the party's long-awaited attempt to scuttle much of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017.

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Deborah Swackhamer, director of the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center, posing along the Mississippi River.

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Queen Elizabeth II during day five of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse, England. Saturday June 24, 2017.

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Twins starter Jose Berrios prepared a fresh baseball as the Red Sox’s Mitch Moreland rounded the bases on a solo home run during the first inning at Fenway Park on Monday.

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Former Vikings great Jim Marshall. Jerry Holt/Star Tribune photo

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This image made by Annie Leibovitz exclusively for Vanity Fair shows the cover of the August edition of the magazine, unveiled Tuesday, June 27, 2017, featuring Serena Williams. Serena announced her pregnancy with Reddit co-founder Alexis Olhanian in April. The magazine reports the couple will be married in the fall after the baby is born. (Annie Leibovitz/Vanity Fair via AP)

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Revolution keyboardist shares untold stories from Prince's soon-to-be reissued 'Purple Rain'

Revolution keyboardist Lisa Coleman talks about the expanded reissue coming Friday.


Carver County Historical Society scores trove of Paisley Park photos

The photos, taken by a friend, capture Prince's home at a time when no pictures were allowed.


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.