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Laura Waterman Wittstock, Native advocate and co-founder of Migizi, dies at 83

In 2002, she was appointed to the Minneapolis Library Board, where she served for six years.

Don Sutton, Hall of Fame pitcher for Dodgers, dies at 75

Don Sutton, a Hall of Fame pitcher who was a stalwart of the Los Angeles Dodgers' rotation spanning an era from Sandy Koufax to Fernando Valenzuela, died Tuesday. He was 75.

Horse breeder Candi Lemarr talked about life at her family farm in Sleepy Eye, Minn.

Judge rejects plea to return horses to Sleepy Eye trainer

Two men fatally shot on St. Paul's East Side
Charge: Driver's wide turn against red light led to motorcyclist's death in East Bethel
U.S. Bank Stadium's water woes surface again with bubbly replacement barriers

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Vikings offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak in September.

Kubiak announces retirement; Vikings to have sixth OC in as many years

Uneven mask-wearing in high school games draws call for full compliance
With no fans, how will Wild have home-ice advantage?
Saunders dissects his own performance after rough Wolves loss

A Boston Scientific Corporation logo is displayed in Massachusetts in July 2010. (AP file photo.) ORG XMIT: MIN2007291205221026

Boston Scientific to pay $1B for portable heart monitor maker in Eagan

State regulators fine Xcel Energy $1M over dispute with solar developers
Minneapolis cap on short-term rentals upsets operators, developers
Minnesota lost nearly 50,000 jobs in December, the second straight month of job losses

President Joe Biden reacts as he prepares to deliver his inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20 in Washington.

Can liberty survive all this 'unity'?

A Minneapolis police plan that failed at liftoff
Editorial cartoon: Bill Bramhall on the new boss
Readers Write: National healing, Inauguration Day, U.S. citizenship, comparing administrations

Sack cartoon: Biden's honey-(un)do list
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Cher and Nicolas Cage in the 1987 romantic comedy “Moonstruck.”

Why you should revisit 'Moonstruck,' plus 6 other things to watch this week

Twin Cities hotels get creative with cozy in-room dining experiences
Steps from George Floyd Square, this arts center was forged in community
'Vivid' Dakota Johnson brings humor, heart to 'Our Friend'

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.

Activation of the Nobles 2 wind farm in southwestern Minnesota pushed Minnesota Power to 50% renewable energy, the first utility in the state to do so

Walz pushes again for carbon-free electricity in Minnesota to avert climate crisis

Minnesota tribes blast Rep. Pete Stauber for opposing Interior nomination
The handwarming story of how Bernie Sanders got his inauguration mittens
Ontario leader blames Pfizer for COVID-19 vaccine delays

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, laughs while speaking in the James Brady Press Briefing Room

Fauci unleashed: Doc takes 'liberating' turn at center stage

Hard-luck Maryland town gets a $731.1 million Powerball win
Despite reactions, California says virus vaccine can be used
Time, transparency needed as Biden inherits frazzled census

Mourners carry a flag-draped coffin of a suicide bomb victim, Ahmed Reda during his funeral procession at the Imam Ali shrine in Najaf, Iraq, Thursday

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 32 dead

Canada's governor general resigns after harassment report
French doctor who made Down discovery closer to sainthood
5 killed in blaze at Indian producer of COVID-19 vaccine

Ford cars built at the St. Paul plant are loaded on to river barges on the Mississippi River in 1925.

Did Ford make millions of windows from sand mined beneath its plant?

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FILE-The Duluth Transit Authority plans to reduce the costs of some bus passes to increase ridership.

Duluth bus fares dropping to encourage more rides after deep downturn

Duluth's Zeitgeist Arts Cafe reopens with pop-ups in tow
Sex offenders at Moose Lake protest after rash of COVID deaths
Grand Marais mayor's dog survives wolf attack

In this 2015 photo, actor Dustin Diamond, center, leaves court in Port Washington, Wis., after being convicted of two misdemeanors stemming from a bar

Dustin Diamond undergoing chemotherapy treatments for cancer

No-go for Joe Exotic: Trump pardon list omits 'Tiger King'
Inauguration fashion: Purple, pearls, American designers
Rapper Bow Wow apologizes for attending packed Houston club

Brooklyn Center Fire Chief Todd Berg, right, talked about the winter meals program with Rob Williams, executive director of Every Meal, at the fire st

Roseville nonprofit expands free food pick-up sites for Minnesotans in need

In recovery from perilous addictions, young adults share their stories through Change the Outcome
Twin Cities-based Remember Project uses plays to talk about dementia and memory loss
For her 53rd birthday, 53 acts of kindness

The Latest: Portugal halts flights to UK over virus variant

LISBON, Portugal -- Portugal is stopping flights to and from the United Kingdom from Saturday, blaming a COVID-19 variant first identified in the U.K. for a devastating surge in new Portuguese cases.

The Latest: Shanghai locks down 2 major hospitals over cases

Shanghai has imposed lockdowns on two of China's best-known hospitals after they were linked to new coronavirus cases.

Ted Thompson, 68, GM when Packers won last Super Bowl, dies

Ted Thompson, whose 13-year run as Green Bay Packers general manager included their 2010 Super Bowl championship season, has died. He was 68.

Alice Hoagland, gay-rugby godmother and 9/11 activist, dies

Alice Hoagland, a beloved figure of the gay rugby movement that her own son, Mark Bingham, helped set in motion shortly before he perished in the 2001 terrorist attacks as one of the heroes of Flight 93, has died. She was 71.

Evers defends vaccine distribution as eligible group expands

Gov. Tony Evers defended Wisconsin's vaccination efforts in the face of increasing Republican criticism Thursday, while urging patience because the number of people eligible will expand exponentially next week.