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Duchschere grew up in Fargo and moved to the Twin Cities in 1976 to attend the College of St. Thomas, where he graduated in 1980 with a degree in history and political science. He earned a master's degree in mass communication from the University of Minnesota in 1986, and a master's degree in American history from the University of Virginia in 1993. A longtime resident of St. Paul, he recently moved to Minneapolis after securing his green card.


John Thompson survived his farm accident 30 years ago. Surviving his fame has proven harder

He doesn't dwell on what happened to him; his attitude is that stuff happens, you move on. But he's hoping for better times — maybe in Minneapolis.


Why isn't Minnesota's sacrifice at Gettysburg better remembered?

Dozens of Minnesota soldiers charged to their deaths in one of the Civil War's most important battles, helping deliver a victory for the Union Army.


Review: 'Travels With George,' By Nathaniel Philbrick

Books in brief


Five injured in early morning house explosion in Cambridge

"The fact that anyone walked out of it is miraculous."


Review: 'King Richard,' by Michael Dobbs

King Richard: Nixon and Watergate, An American TragedyBy Michael Dobbs. (Alfred A. Knopf, 396 pages, $32.50.)Hannah Nixon named all her boys after British kings, but…


Woman killed while crossing highway in Cambridge

A 63-year-old woman was struck and killed Friday night by a motorist in Cambridge, Minn.Jennifer Ann Cottrell, address unknown, died of injuries she received when…


Woman killed while crossing highway in Cambridge

A 63-year-old woman was struck and killed Friday night by a motorist in Cambridge, Minn.Jennifer Ann Cottrell, address unknown, died of injuries she received when…


Woman killed in south Minneapolis hit-and-run early Saturday

A female pedestrian was struck and killed early Saturday in south Minneapolis by a motorist who then fled the scene, according to police.The victim, thought…


Review: 'American Republics,' by Alan Taylor

NONFICTION: A look at the country during a time when it was deeply divided and its continuity was not assured.


Jim Klobuchar, longtime Star Tribune columnist and adventurer, dies at 93

The father of Sen. Amy Klobuchar spent more than four decades in journalism.