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Felix Silla, Cousin Itt on TV's 'Addams Family,' dies at 84

Actors Lisa Loring (Wednesday) and Felix Silla (Cousin Itt) from the mid-60’s television series “The Addams Family” attended the “Hollywood Co

Felix Silla, who starred as the hairy Cousin Itt on "The Addams Family" and a robot on "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century," has died. He was 84.

Star British choreographer Liam Scarlett dies at 35

Royal Ballet choreographer Liam Scarlett has died aged 35.

Liam Scarlett, a star British choreographer whose career was clouded by abuse allegations, has died. He was 35.


Firefighters worked on putting out a fire at the Sacred Heart of Jesus church in Northeast Minneapolis on Monday, April 19.

A church in northeast Minneapolis heavily damaged in a fire

Judge halts enforcement of St. Paul tenant protections
Minn. program added acres of bee, pollinator habitat
Hotel coming to Duluth's historic former City Hall

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Minnesota Wild left wing Jordan Greenway, right, celebrates his goal against the Arizona Coyotes with Wild left wing Marcus Foligno (17) during the se

Fiala responds after benching, leads Wild over Coyotes

Souhan: U's Johnson must keep more of Minnesota's hoops talent at home
Holmgren chooses Gonzaga, follows lead of ex-prep teammate Suggs
Twins have no new positive COVID-19 tests, will play Tuesday

Wells Fargo & Co. says first-quarter net income jumped to $4.74 billion from $653 million a year earlier, when the pandemic struck the global economy.

Wells Fargo seems to be getting its Minnesota mojo back

How a deep freeze in the South burned Minnesota consumers
Health services providers remain committed to Lake Street
How to earn up to 5% interest on a Minnesota checking account

Walter Mondale in 2014. The former vice president died Monday.

Walter Mondale, 1928-2021: A rich life devoted to public service

Stop the attacks on working journalists
Minnesota is armed and ready to defend its investment in whiteness
We must meet the crisis on America's border ... with Canada

Sack cartoon: A community on edge
A community on edge

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Sarah Glover named managing editor of MPR newsroom

Sarah Glover named managing editor of MPR newsroom

Online publication the Nordly makes fun of Minnesota because, well, someone has to
Prince: 5 years after his death, how the Purple One lives on
Remember the Embers? A look back at the local chain's start – and recent ending

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.


Gov. Tim Walz, seen in 2019, is requesting additional law enforcement resources and seeking more funding as Derek Chauvin’s trial wraps up.

Walz seeks law enforcement help, additional funding

Walter Mondale remembered for decency, sweep of accomplishments
Walter Mondale, who rose from small-town Minnesota to vice presidency, dies at 93
Pressure mounts to pass new policing bills after Daunte Wright's death

Officials investigate the scene of a deadly shooting at Somers House Tavern in Kenosha, Wis., Sunday, April 18, 2021. Several people were killed and t

Suspect in Wisconsin bar shooting that killed 3 identified

AP source: Guantanamo prisoners now getting COVID-19 vaccine
Facebook, preparing for Chauvin verdict, to limit posts that might incite violence
Insurer to pay $8M to Black man paralyzed by Iowa officer

British, Canadian, and U.S. nationals line up alongside the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Reflection to be evacuated free of charge, in Kingstown on the

'Midnight hour of need': St. Vincent pleads for global help

Rwanda report blames France for 'enabling' the 1994 genocide
EU warns "spark" could set off escalation at Ukraine borders
India's capital to lock down amid explosive virus surge

Farmers in Mapleton, Minn. harvest hemp for the first time in 1943.

What was Minnesota's role in hemp production during World War II?

Who is the oldest living person in Minnesota?
Where did suburban streetcar lines run and why were they removed?
Listen: Does the Mississippi River really begin at Lake Itasca?

Brooks: Art thief makes off with a piece of Grand Marais history

Brooks: Art thief makes off with a piece of Grand Marais history

Shard cleanup on Duluth's Park Point beach should be finished in June
Daunte Wright's killing resonates in Duluth: 'We will not give up'
Twin Cities-based Coldwell Banker snaps up northern Minnesota agency

Laura Carmichael, left, stars as Lady Hexham, Elizabeth McGovern as Lady Grantham and Michelle Dockery stars as Lady Mary Talbot in the 2019 film “D

'Downton Abbey' cast returns for sequel opening in December

Luke Bryan wins top ACM Award, but female acts own the night
The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone
Felix Silla, Cousin Itt on TV's 'Addams Family,' dies at 84

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Seven-year-old Inver Grove Heights girl donates her hair to help another child without

Psychiatrist Dr. Dionne Hart speaks out about huge gaps in mental health services among communities of color
In retirement, Minneapolis man takes on stubborn foe: Buckthorn
Minneapolis grower is building a community through 'rescue plants'

Long after the loss, Mondale's liberal legacy still relevant

In the last days of his life, former Vice President Walter Mondale received a steady stream of phone calls of appreciation. Former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris all called to say goodbye and thank you.


Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93

Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, died Monday. He was 93.


Mondale remembered as effective policymaker, public servant

Reaction to the death of former Vice President Walter Mondale, who died Monday in Minneapolis at age 93:


Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president, dies at 93

Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, a liberal icon who lost one of the most lopsided presidential elections after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, died Monday. He was 93.


Mondale remembered as effective policymaker, public servant

Reaction to the death of former Vice President Walter Mondale, who died Monday in Minneapolis at age 93: