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Larry King, broadcasting giant for half-century, dies at 87

FILE — Larry King on the set of his CNN interview program, “Larry King Live,” which ran for 25 years and was the cable channel’s highest-rated

Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87.

Norton Rockler, who ignited passion for woodworking hobbyists, dies at 98

Norton Rockler, who ignited passion for woodworking hobbyists, dies at 98

He spent about 25 years laying the foundation for the business he founded in 1954, now known as Rockler Woodworking and Hardware.


At least 11 sex offenders held at the state treatment center in Moose Lake have launched a hunger strike to protest conditions and the low rate of rel

Sex offenders at Moose Lake launch hunger strike

Charges: Stare-down turns to man fatally stabbing dad, setting home ablaze near Le Center
Plant physiologist Harold Wilkins, who domesticated alstroemeria in U.S., dies at 87
In a year of canceled traditions, Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is 'a bright spot'

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local, national leader ”I’m not afraid to speak up when students’ interests are on the table,” says Hamline President Fayneese Miller.

Hamline president doubles as leader for NCAA sports

Souhan: Most thrive after leaving Wolves, but Rubio came back even worse
Baseball Hall gets no new members; Schilling 16 votes shy
Star Tribune to launch daily Minnesota sports podcast: Daily Delivery

Dustin and Alisa Gingerich pack in their St. Anthony Village house last summer after it sold for more than the asking price shortly after it was liste

Median price hit record $305,000 in red hot Twin Cities housing market last year

Polaris introduces more than 120 new products in 2020
Lindell: Twitter ban won't stop his claims of election fraud
Bankrupt Christopher & Banks closing Plymouth headquarters, laying off 361 workers

A COVID-19 vaccine is given in Mountain View, Calif., on Jan. 22.

Minnesota needs to get volunteers on board

Biden erases Trump's damaging approach to racism
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An ice carver at a previous St. Paul Winter Carnival. Provided

What's new, gone virtual or gone from the St. Paul Winter Carnival

First Avenue open for business again – sort of
HBO's 'Real Sports' spotlights North High School and its football coach
5 artists of color to celebrate in kids music after Grammys controversy

Reusse: Whether 'Pretty Boy' or 'The Axe,' Larry Hennig was an original

Before making a name for himself on the pro wrestling circuits, Larry Hennig was a Minnesota state wrestling champion at Robbinsdale High School in 1954. He died this week at age 82.

Obituary: Entrepreneur Elliott Royce was a remarkable retiree

At age 96, Elliott Royce attended trampoline class three times per week. The hobby fit with his retirement routine of falling five times every morning…

Anderson: Webster is master of realistic wildlife art

Bill Webster captured the true beauty of game birds.


In this image from video, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the president pro tempore of the Senate, who is presiding over the impeachment trial of former Pr

GOP largely sides against holding Trump impeachment trial

Democrats prep Biden's virus aid package with or without GOP
Senate filibuster fight cools for now, but battles ahead
Senate confirms Antony Blinken as 71st secretary of state

People lined up to cross into the United States to begin the process of applying for asylum near the San Ysidro port of entry in Tijuana, Mexico, in J

AP Exclusive: DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

Elderly woman killed, 5 others hurt in Portland car rampage
Rittenhouse, mother fixated on social media treatment
US surging vaccine to states amid complaints of shortages

FILE - In this file photo taken from a video distributed by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service, on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, a rocket launches from

Russia, US exchange documents to extend nuclear pact

U.S. announces restoration of relations with Palestinians
German police: Man attacks people with knife in Frankfurt
Angry farmers storm India's Red Fort in challenge to Modi

A grizzly bear roams near Beaver Lake in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

Were grizzly bears ever indigenous to Minnesota?

Did Ford make millions of windows from sand mined beneath its plant?
How are courts in Minnesota coping with the pandemic?
Listen: How is Mississippi River water made safe to drink?

Rachelle Rahn, owner of Duluth Kombucha, said she snatched up the location off E. Superior Street in Duluth despite the challenge of opening during a

Kombucha taproom finds a home in Duluth

In Duluth, vaccinations race to beat the next COVID-19 surge
Duluth dredging project dumped 1970s aluminum shards on Park Point beach
Pounded by the pandemic, Duluth shipping seeks rebound in 2021

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2013, file photo, Tony Hsieh speaks during a Grand Rapids Economic Club luncheon in Grand Rapids, Mich. A Connecticut investi

Officials: Cause of fire that killed Tony Hsieh undetermined

Elliot Page and Emma Portner divorcing after 3 years
Washington Post's Marty Baron says he's retiring next month
Mossimo Giannulli loses bid to finish prison term at home

Sam Rockwell, Molly Sullivan and their children, from left, Teddy, 6, and twins Frankie and Maggie, 5, sang along with the “Baby Shark” song at We

When COVID arrived, Mpls. neighbors stepped outside to sing — 300 nights later, they're still singing

Minneapolis workplace strategist shares her thoughts on the post-COVID workplace
Retired Minnesota school psychologist and shy Swedish schoolgirl bond over a book
The teddy bear toss is a hockey tradition. Even in a pandemic, this community kept it going

Plant physiologist Harold Wilkins, who domesticated alstroemeria in U.S., dies at 87

As one of the world's fore­most plant physi­olo­gists, Har­old Wil­kins dedi­cat­ed his life to study­ing and tin­ker­ing with the sci­ence of flow­ers. But for Wil­kins,…


Sandy West, who preserved wild Georgia island, dies at 108

A woman who relinquished ownership of one of Georgia's largest barrier islands to ensure its preservation has died at age 108.


Harthorne Wingo, 73, fan favorite on Knicks title team, dies

Harthorne Wingo, a fan favorite and reserve on the New York Knicks' 1973 NBA championship team, has died. He was 73.


Colombia's defense minister dies from COVID-19 at age 69

Colombian Defense Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo, one of the country's most recognized conservative politicians, has died from complications of COVID-19. He was 69.


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