Recent content from Dennis J. McGrath
New book examines Minnesota's history of getting out the vote.
NONFICTION: A fine biography of the geologist who traveled Minnesota by canoe, wagon and horseback to determine what lay beneath.
Following on the heels of a blues festival and a parade of tall ships, chess players from around the region will arrive for the annual and popular Twin Ports Open.
NONFICTION: Robert Caro set aside work on the final volume of his LBJ biography to publish a memoir about his decades of work on the late president and Robert Moses.
Metcalf Middle School finished in second place in a section at the K-9 National Chess Championship in April, runner-up to a Texas team that chess officials recently concluded violated numerous ethics rules.
NONFICTION: Former IRA members reveal details of bombings and killings — and blame a prominent politician for a widow's death.
NONFICTION: Wendell Willkie's political career was tragically short, but he had a huge impact at a critical moment in our nation's history.
NONFICTION: Ernest Hemingway fell hard for a Venetian teenager, and she inspired him to write one of his greatest works.
Wesley So didn't lose any games, but too many draws and too few wins left him in third place.
The Star Tribune Minnesota Poll interviewed 625 Minnesota registered voters between April 15 and April 18 about gun ownership, gun violence and gun control. Scroll…