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Goldman's second crime novel takes off when the puck drops

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Author Matt Goldman was a "literary fiction snob," a former standup comedian and "Seinfeld" writer from Minnesota who had never read a crime novel. Then he read Raymond Chandler's s...

Authorities: Wisconsin refinery fire out, evacuation remains

Residents are still not in their homes after a smoky refinery fire forced most of their northwestern Wisconsin community to evacuate. Authorities posted an update Thursday night sayi...

Prince is gone, but his spirit lives at Minnesota Super Bowl

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Picture this: Prince taking the stage at U.S. Bank Stadium in his hometown of Minneapolis for the 2018 Super Bowl to a dazzling display of purple lights, wowing the crowd at halftim...

How to dress in layers for winter, from a Minnesota expert

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dressing right for winter is useful whether you're heading to a tailgate party in Super Bowl host city Minneapolis, or just looking to enjoy outdoor activities in cold places. ...

Keillor in mediation with Minnesota Public Radio over firing

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Humorist Garrison Keillor says he is in negotiations with Minnesota Public Radio after the radio network cut ties with the former "A Prairie Home Companion" host over unspecified al...

Garrison Keillor off the air after misconduct allegations

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor, whose stories of small-town characters entertained legions of public radio listeners for 40 years on "A Prairie Home Companion," became another celebrity felled by...

Garrison Keillor says fired over alleged improper behavior

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Garrison Keillor, the former host of "A Prairie Home Companion," said Wednesday he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behavior. ...

Susan Linnee, ex-AP bureau chief in Madrid and Nairobi, dies

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Susan Linnee, who rose from a radio stringer in Latin America to become a groundbreaking Associated Press bureau chief in Madrid and Nairobi, has died. She was 75. ...

How 'American Assassin' took a long, twisting path to film

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After twists and turns worthy of the very spy series it sprung from, a movie featuring the indomitable fictional terrorism fighter Mitch Rapp is about to hit movie screens nationwid...

Ex-'Prairie Home' host Garrison Keillor busy as he nears 75

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former "A Prairie Home Companion" host Garrison Keillor is keeping busy in retirement. Keillor turns 75 on Aug. 7. The next day he boards a bus for a 28-city t...

Man still in critical condition after Minnesota school blast

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Workers may have been moving a gas meter when an explosion tore through a Minneapolis school building this week, killing two people and injuring at least nine others, according to f...

Cleanup begins after 2 killed in blast at Minnesota school

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A second body was found in the rubble of a partially collapsed school building in Minneapolis after an explosion killed a school employee and injured several others, fire officials ...

Wisconsin company holds 'chip party' to microchip workers

RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Employees of a Wisconsin technology company who received a microchip implant in their hand say the experience was only a brief sting. T...

Questions remain surrounding fatal Minnesota police shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Australian woman who called 911 to report what she believed to be an active sexual assault was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer in a case that has left many relati...

1 year after Prince's death, another turn for The Revolution

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For members of Prince's 1980s backing band The Revolution, reuniting and hitting the road for a spring U.S. tour is how they are coping with the "Purple Rain" pop superstar's unexpe...