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A Prairie Home Companion's Garrison Keillor fired over alleged improper behaviour

Garrison Keillor, the former host of A Prairie Home Companion, has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of improper behaviour.

Bobby Vee, 1960s teen idol, dead at 73

Pop singer Bobby Vee, whose early 1960s hits included the chart-topping Take Good Care of My Baby, has died. He was 73.

Public opening of Prince's Paisley Park likely delayed over postponed city council vote

This week's public opening of Prince's suburban Minneapolis estate and studio complex likely will be delayed because the city council indefinitely postponed voting on a rezoning request for the complex to be operated as a museum.

Garrison Keillor passes Prairie Home Companion to new host Chris Thile

After entertaining millions for four decades, humourist and bestselling author Garrison Keillor will retire as host of public radio's A Prairie Home Companion this summer. Mandolin ace Chris Thile of the bands Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek will step in as the first full-time replacement host in October.

Prince invites fans to party with him at Paisley Park

Prince seems to be shedding his reclusive reputation: recently the superstar has hosted late-night jam sessions where he serenaded Madonna, celebrated the Minnesota Lynx's WNBA championship, showcased his latest protégé Judith Hill and invited hundreds of fans to a concert at his Paisley Park Studios.