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Ronnie Spector, '60s icon who sang 'Be My Baby,' dies at 78

Ronnie Spector

Ronnie Spector, the cat-eyed, bee-hived rock 'n' roll siren who sang such 1960s hits as "Be My Baby," "Baby I Love You" and "Walking in the Rain" as the leader of the girl group The Ronettes, has died. She was 78.

Clyde Bellecourt, AIM co-founder and longtime civil rights leader, dies

Clyde Bellecourt, co-founder of the American Indian Movement, died Tuesday at age 85.

One of the most important leaders in the history of the American Indian struggle for civil rights, he was 85.


Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo shown in June.

Minneapolis police chief serves his last day

A 17% tuition cut? Student group asks Minnesota leaders to make community college more affordable
MSP Airport Teamsters who plow snow reach tentative agreement
Why did Minneapolis' famous flour boom go bust?

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Former Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer took the field ahead of a game between the Steelerslast month.

At the end of the Spielman-Zimmer era, the Vikings were a team on edge

Comeback for shorthanded Gophers men's basketball team falls short in loss to Iowa
Teaching Steph and Seth Curry is Melissa Nori's 'claim to fame'
Ruled out: Australia deports Djokovic for being unvaccinated

When I Work’s office space in Minneapolis. The company raised $200 million from investors in 2021.

Despite pandemic, investments in Minnesota startups top $1B again in 2021

Minneapolis' Niron Magnetics still small, but intends to be big player in greener economy
FDA: Medtronic slow to update, recall defective insulin pumps for diabetes patients
How should businesses commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day? Here's some advice

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman arrived for work in late December. Freeman told an Star Tribune editorial writer that there is a misperception t

Fresh thinking needed on fighting crime

Ethnic studies will turn schools into extremist boot camps
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Giving up alcohol for Dry January? How to change your habits to change your life

Giving up alcohol for Dry January? How to change your habits to change your life

Kacey Musgraves is happy to take her sad divorce record on the road, starting in St. Paul
Was French dressing being dishonest?
Yuen: How I learned to be an ally

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.


New DFL Senate Minority Leader Melisa Lopez Franzen, DFL-Edina, walked past the Minnesota State Capitol on her way from the underground tunnel that co

Senate DFL leader Melisa López Franzen juggles dealmaking, campaign politics

For Oath Keepers and founder, Jan. 6 was weeks in the making
With voting bills dead, Democrats face costly fight to overcome GOP curbs
A 17% tuition cut? Student group asks Minnesota leaders to make community college more affordable

Authorities escorted a hostage out of the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. Police said the man was n

Hostages safe after Texas synagogue standoff; captor dead

Woman killed in subway shove at Times Square
MLK III: History to remember Sinema unkindly over filibuster
Expect more worrisome variants after omicron, scientists warn

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

Jamaica arrests ex-Haiti senator sought in leader's slaying
Headed to disaster? US, Russia harden stances in talks
Verdict soon in Djokovic's deportation appeal in Australia

Why did Minneapolis' famous flour boom go bust?

Why did Minneapolis' famous flour boom go bust?

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The Jolly Green Giant has moved on from Minnesota. So who is maintaining his iconic billboard?

Proctor’s Terry Egerdahl football field in September, 2021. A Proctor football player was charged Friday for an alleged sexual assault against a tea

Proctor High School football player charged in teammate's sexual assault

Duluth's St. Luke's limiting visitors, checking vaccination status
Forest Service cuts access to BWCA to relieve crowding
Duluth orders 30-day emergency mask mandate

Alec Baldwin, shown in October at the premiere of “The First Wave” at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Official: Alec Baldwin surrenders phone for shooting probe

Italian menswear innovator Nino Cerruti dies at 91
Tiffany Haddish charged with DWI in Georgia
Ralph Emery, famed country music broadcaster, dies at 88

Netta Hardin in her kitchen with mom, Allyson Perling, working the camera for a new segment of YouTube’s “Noshing with Netta.”

St. Paul student chases food dream with YouTube cooking channel, 'Noshing with Netta'

For addicts, a spiritual renewal
Problem Solvers: Pilot program allows approved Minnesota legal paraprofessionals to represent and advise clients
A janitor's colleagues put him on the fast track to retirement

Celebrated Greek painter Alekos Fassianos dies at 86

Alekos Fassianos, one of the most important modern Greek painters, died Sunday at his home after a long illness, the state news agency ANA reported. He was 86.


Mali's ex-President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies at 76

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, the former president of Mali who took office in a landmark election held after a destabilizing coup only to be ousted in another military takeover nearly seven years later, has died. He was 76.


MLK III: History to remember Sinema unkindly over filibuster

Martin Luther King III came to Arizona with harsh words for Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, whose refusal to change the Senate's Jim Crow-era filibuster rules makes voting rights legislation unlikely to pass.


Ralph Emery, famed country music broadcaster, dies at 88

Ralph Emery, who became known as the dean of country music broadcasters over more than a half-century in both radio and television, died Saturday, his family said. He was 88.


Oldest WWII veteran remembered in museum service

Family and friends gathered at the National WWII Museum on Saturday to remember Lawrence Brooks, who was the oldest surviving World War II veteran until his death on Jan. 5 at age 112.