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Dean Swanson, a curator of 'exquisite taste' who shaped Walker Art Center, dies at 86

Former Walker Art Center chief curator Dean Swanson with grandson George.

Swanson was the Walker's chief curator, then director of Minnesota Museum of American Art.

Famed trapshooter, dog trainer Loral I Delaney of Ramsey dies at 83

Chandra Twede received trapshooting lessons from her grandmother, Loral I Delaney, in 2003.

An animal lover who as a young girl kept everything from racoons to skunks as pets, Delaney at age 5 headlined her first dog act in 1943.


Forest Carbon Works of Minneapolis offers landowners the opportunity to earn money through forest carbon offset systems in California and Quebec.

Minnesota company aims to help families tap into carbon markets to conserve forests

More Twin Cities suburbs draw on public art to develop sense of place
St. Paul voters to decide on stringent rent control proposal in November
Medcalf: Minnesota's 'teen whisperer' humbled by support he's received during cancer fight

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Minnesota Gophers quarterback Tanner Morgan (2) was tackled by a host of Bowling Green Falcons defenders during a rush in the second quarter.

Saturday shocker: Lowly Bowling Green beats Gophers 14-10 in historic upset

Scoggins: Gophers' loss to Bowling Green inexcusable embarrassment
Winless Vikings are plodding but wiser Cousins is peaking
After early season woes, Lynx believe they're prepared for playoff run

Dr. John de Csepel, a vice president of medical affairs at Medtronic.

When Medtronic execs want to get a read on COVID-19, they turn to this doctor

St. Anthony: Canadian solar manufacturer expands on Minnesota Iron Range
At 100, Minnesota grocery chain Coborn's continues to 'take chances'
Schafer: ESG investing now is everywhere, meaning we've got another DIY project

Boxes containing more than 20,000 signed petitions in support of replacing the Minneapolis Police Department were delivered to City Hall in April.

Vote 'no' on police charter change

A progressive walk on the supply side
Sack cartoon: The other epidemic
Readers Write: Abortion

Sack cartoon: The other epidemic
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Decades of Betty: Betty Crocker’s likeness in (clockwise from top) 1936, 1955, 1965, 1969, 1972, 1980, 1986 and 1996, the most recent portrait.

Minnesota baking icon Betty Crocker turns 100

Yuen: The grief of losing your parents' language
Who are the 10 greatest TV talk show guests of all time?
Al Franken's back in the limelight with a national comedy tour

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.


Rep. Tony Albright, R-Prior Lake, and Rep. Peggy Scott, R-Andover.

2 Minn. legislators seek probe of court-mandated mental health exams after report on fatal shooting

As Arizona election audit ends, new ones begin across the U.S.
Minnesota faces tight timeline for legislative redistricting
Panel OKs Dems' $3.5T bill, crunch time for Biden agenda

In this photo provided by Kimberly Fossen people work at the scene of an Amtrak train derailment on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in north-central Montana

Multiple injuries after Amtrak Empire Builder train derails in Montana

Mpls. coalition aims to advance healing for Native families with ties to U.S. boarding schools
Delta Air Lines calls for carriers to share names of unruly passengers
NY police hold funeral for slain twin boys, continue probe

Captured Ethiopian government soldiers are marched under guard by Tigray Defense Force fighters through the city of Mekelle, Ethiopia on June, 25, 202

Ethiopia to world leaders: Be 'constructive' on Tigray

Taliban hang body in public; signal return to past tactics
8 dead as al-Shabab claims blast in Somalia's capital
Yemen, beset by war, facing COVID surge

A C-130 aircraft carries service members back to Minnesota after a deployment in the Middle East in March 2020. These planes often fly over the Twin C

Why do military cargo planes regularly fly in pairs over the Twin Cities?

Twin Cities area is recycling more than ever. Why hasn't landfilling declined?
Ask a question now: What are you curious about, Minnesota?
Listen: Why are there so many new 5G cell antennas in some neighborhoods?

The Zeitgeist theater in Duluth is one of the venues for screenings and workshops during the Catalyst Content Festival, which starts Wednesday.

From Duluth screens to Netflix streams: The Catalyst Content Festival returns this week

Minnesota company aims to help families tap into carbon markets to conserve forests
In the aftermath of the Greenwood fire, families sift through the wreckage
Duluth home prices keep climbing

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are escorted as they leave the United Nations headquarters after a visit during 76th session o

Harry and Meghan visit UN during world leaders' meeting

Yale student passes $1M in winning run on 'Jeopardy!'
Autopsy: Actor Michael K. Williams died of drug intoxication
Elon Musk, singer Grimes 'semi-separated' after three years

Mike Findley and his mentor, Christopher Cary, chatted during a Queerspace Collective meeting at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden.

New Minneapolis nonprofit launches LGBTQ mentoring program, one of few in U.S.

A white boomer and a young Black poet honor Lake Street with collection of poetry and art
Bemidji-based Able To Vote is working to increase voter turnout in disability community
Inspired Conversations: Race & Equity features Marisa Miakonda Cummings, president of the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center

Nebraska billionaire, philanthropist Walter Scott dies at 90

Billionaire Walter Scott, the past top executive of Peter Kiewit Sons Inc. construction firm who helped oversee Warren Buffett's conglomerate and donated to various causes, particularly construction projects around Omaha, has died. He was 90.


Martin rallies Robert Morris to 22-16 win over Howard

George Martin found D'Andre Hicks for a 17-yard touchdown as Robert Morris put together a nearly six-minute drive late in the fourth quarter to edge Howard 22-16 on Saturday.


Hosea Knox, Chicago tombstone maker 'Elmo,' dies at 82

All Hosea Knox wanted was to own his own business.


The Latest: Australian cities move closer to ending lockdown

Australia's two largest cities are moving closer to ending lockdowns as vaccination rates climb, but leaders are warning that people should remain cautious with their newfound freedoms and that coronavirus case numbers will inevitably rise.


'Notting Hill,' 'The Duke' director Roger Michell dies at 65

Roger Michell, the British stage, television and film director whose movies include the indelibly popular romcom "Notting Hill," has died, his family said Thursday. He was 65.