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James Perrill, visionary businessman, dies at 53

Innovative and bold, the University of Minnesota grad embraced the internet early on.

Mexican families struggle to send virus victims back home

When Crescencio Flores died of coronavirus in New York, his parents back in Mexico asked for one thing: that their son be sent home for burial.

Witnessing history George Grice, far left, 4, of Minneapolis joined other children at the George Floyd memorial outside Cup Foods.

Brooks: The kids are watching as we face hard questions about George Floyd

Minneapolis high school sends off low-income graduates with high hopes for success
Which state has the best claim to Paul Bunyan?
Frey tells 'DefundMPD' marchers he favors reforms over disbanding

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“It is so important to think of others, especially right now” — Paige Bueckers. Paige is shown here in a senior portrait she shared with the Sta

Paige Bueckers: Class of 2020 can overcome what we lost, write a better script

Teeing off a new normal: PGA Tour players will need patience
Souhan: A true patriot sees the American flag as more
Reusse: Threat to Minnesota summer baseball is a false alarm

Employees took a break Wednesday from cleaning up damage from riots and looting at the Kmart store on E. Lake Street in Minneapolis. It will not reope

At Kmart in Minneapolis, the blue light special's last gleaming

Rebuilding many Twin Cities businesses means starting over
COVID-19 has put a chill on the Twin Cities senior housing industry
Schafer: Stress in child care will affect recovery from pandemic

Demonstrators protest June 4 at the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police

Protesting: Nonviolent suffering is still the best strategy

Good riddance to neck-restraint tactic
Sack cartoon: Hate and division
Readers Write: Klobuchar's VP prospects, photos of COVID-19 victims, police reform, race in general, mail delivery

Sack cartoon: Hate and division
Hate and division

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The new kitchen is light, bright and open.

$895K ranch-style house in Minnetonka went from 1950s fixer-upper to modern beauty

3 black Twin Cities authors reflect on love, history, hope after George Floyd's killing
When Minneapolis woman sees food, she sprinkles sugar on it and lights it on fire
You don't have to play 'sidewalk chicken': Etiquette for social distancing while you walk

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.

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz

Lingering crises spark challenges to Gov. Tim Walz's emergency powers

Amy Klobuchar's vice presidential hopes plummet
How Gov. Tim Walz helped to defuse Trump during call with U.S. governors
A U-turn, a rush to see Trump, a day of tension and surprise

Thousands of demonstrators march from Capitol Hill during a protest against the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, in Washington, D.

Protesters flood streets in huge, peaceful push for change

There's no reopen template so the advice is: Follow the 4 C's
Police unions present a significant hurdle in push for reforms
Wichita State cancels Ivanka Trump's speech to tech school

People gather at the Alexander Platz in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, June 6, 2020, to protest against the recent killing of George Floyd by police offic

Protests support George Floyd, Black Lives Matter on 3 continents

One man lays wreaths in Normandy on this unusual D-Day
OPEC, allied nations extend nearly 10M barrel cut by a month
Coronavirus disrupts global fight to save endangered species

The "World's Largest Animated Talking Bunyan” — 26 feet tall, seated — at Paul Bunyan Land in Brainerd, Minn., Sept. 6, 2016. In this age of hyp

Which state has the best claim to Paul Bunyan?

How do food scraps get recycled in Minnesota — and how good are we at it?
How many Minn. breweries existed before the microbrewery boom?
Why was the career of Minnesota's first congresswoman cut short?

Health care workers took the temperature of every visitor of Essentia Health who crossed over a skywalk bridge from the adjoining parking deck in Apri

Only one new COVID-19 case in St. Louis County in past week

500 city employees must take unpaid days off as Duluth faces budget shortfall
Superior, Wis., draws sizable crowd to protests over George Floyd's death
Iron Range teacher under review after telling county he 'would not be nice to any refugees'

Britain's Prince William has revealed that he has been anonymously helping out on crisis helpline, Shout 85258 — a round-the-clock text messaging he

Prince William reveals he's been a helpline volunteer

Kanye West attends Chicago protest, donates $2M to victims
Union files complaint against NBC, 'America's Got Talent'
Sheriff: Will of 'Tiger King' star's missing husband forged

Corn planting around the U.S. this spring suggests a record crop is going in despite slumping demand and ultralow prices.

Corn prices keep slumping, and Minnesota farmers keep planting more

U.S. farmers will get $16 billion in direct aid because of COVID-19
Minnesota ethanol production ramping up again
More than 200 at Quality Pork, Hormel in Austin test positive for COVID-19

Minnesota Gophers holder Casey O’Brien watched his team take the field. Football has long been the St. Paul native’s respite.

5-time cancer survivor and Gophers holder O'Brien eager to return to field

Mendota Heights artist with autism finds growing fan base on international scale
More ways to donate or volunteer in the Twin Cities
Twin Cities foundations aim at rebuilding, criminal justice reform after riots

Paul McEnroe, legendary Minnesota investigative journalist, dies at 69

McEnroe developed an unrivaled trove of sources ranging from hotel bellhops to federal judges to strangers to break news around the world.

Annie Glenn remembered as fighter who cared about others

Mourners praised Annie Glenn on Saturday as a dogged fighter for those with speech disorders, a source of support for her astronaut husband and a hero in her own right.

Texas GOP condemns George Floyd posts by its local leaders

Three promoted a Facebook post suggesting George Floyd's death was staged. Another shared a Martin Luther King Jr. quote over a picture of a banana. A fifth nudged followers to consider that liberal billionaire George Soros pays black people to riot to keep "race wars" flaring.

Bill Gossman, 67: An artist in clay, he left his fingerprints on the town of New London

Bill Gossman had a way with clay. Whistling, he’d dig his thumbs into a big hunk of it and, in minutes, form it into an…

Luminaries Lost: A look at some of the artists lost to virus

A fashion designer who made it to the runways of Paris and New York but never left her Dominican home. An Oklahoma boy who became…