Minnesota Celebrities/Personalities

Prince and half-brother John R. Nelson.

John R. Nelson, Prince's eldest half-brother, has died

This comes two years after the death of another half-brother.

Prince's shoe collection.

Paisley Park unveils Prince's 'iconic footwear' collection

You can check out his shoes for a limited time.

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Prince's ashes to go on display, but it may be difficult to see them

Paisley Park will offer a viewing for the 5th anniversary of his death.

Gia Vang

Police investigating racist threats against KARE 11 anchor's father

The incident is said to have taken place in St. Paul on Friday morning.

Mike Lindell, My Pillow CEO.

My Pillow guy calls on Trump to impose martial law in Minnesota

Mike Lindell is an outspoken supporter of President Trump.

Josh Hartnett

Hold up: State now considers Josh Hartnett a 'former' Minnesotan?

We didn't get the memo, but apparently his card was revoked.

James Hong

Campaign seeks Walk of Fame star for legendary Minnesota native

Even if you don't know James Hong by name, you know his face.

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TikTok users are now free to put Prince's music in their videos

The late star's full catalog is available on the video app.

Mike Lindell of MyPillow and Tucker Carlson.

'MyPillow' guy sticks with Tucker Carlson after other advertisers quit

Carlson's comments about George Floyd led to a major backlash.

Bob dylan

After 8 years, Bob Dylan announces first new album of original material

The announcement coincided with another new song release.

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Lizzo named Entertainer of the Year by the Associated Press

It's been a good year for the Minnesota-made star.

Prince and Eddie Murphy.

Watch: Eddie Murphy talks about that time Prince took him rollerskating

It's one of two Prince stories he shared on the Tonight Show.

Still from "Purple Rain."

'Purple Rain' selected for preservation in Library of Congress

It's been deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."