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A Wisconsin native, Pearson has covered everything from immigration to cops and courts to lifestyle news.

Dora Zaidenweber, Holocaust survivor and educator, dies at age 99

Zaidenweber gave powerful testimony to Minnesota lawmakers in March.

What's up with the 'JewBelong' billboards in the Twin Cities?

Lines like, "Judaism. Come for your girlfriend. Stay for the lack of hell" are sparking confusion, conversation.

Kid can't sleep? Anxious? Minneapolis yogi and podcaster shares ways to cope

The author of "Meditation for the Modern Family" outlines how children and adults can keep calm.

Minnesota town's Potato Days to skip mashed potato wrestling this year

Past champ called the Barnesville showdowns the "Kentucky Derby" of spud wrestling matches.

Can pot help you sleep better?

The answer is a qualified maybe.

Cirque du Soleil's holiday show is coming to Minneapolis for the first time

"'Twas the Night Before" is inspired by the classic Christmas Eve poem.

An aging Minneapolis church gave its building to a younger congregation

New City Church will focus on community and "healing justice."

Do you like lutefisk? Help this Minnesota town celebrate Norsefest competition

To take part in the 50-year-old fest in Madison, Minn., you need to be able to eat lutefisk — and keep it down for one minute.

A church is all this Minnesota town has, and it might be demolished

Parishioners at St. Joseph's in Rosen say the church is their community.

6 ways to celebrate the summer solstice in Minnesota

Minnesotans are embracing gatherings, festivals and quiet rituals to mark the longest day of the year.