Prince was found alone in his massive Chanhassen recording complex by employees who became alarmed when they couldn't reach him. There were no signs of foul play or suicide.
Only after Prince's death are some fans seeing another side of the music legend, with heartfelt stories of his anonymous generosity appearing at memorials and in social media posts around the Twin Cities.
Prince is gone but you can watch the Purple One's cult movie all week long, and dance the night away too.
Perhaps just as important as Prince putting the Twin Cities music scene on the map for the rest of the world, he blurred the lines…
Prince was found alone in his massive Paisley Park studio complex, Carver County officials said Friday, and there are no signs that his death involved foul play or suicide.
Hours after learning about the pop star's death Thursday morning at Paisley Park in Chanhassen, fans around the world took to social media to pay their respects to Prince and his music. Thursday night, thousands gathered in downtown Minneapolis to remember the legend who was one of them.
Chevrolet, a company that is forever linked to the Minnesota legend's music, offered a special tribute in the Star Tribune and the New York Times this morning.
The red-hot comedian does her best to generate laughs on a night of mourning in Minneapolis.
Though he was a puzzle at times, the rocker was a true Minnesotan who revolutionized music more than once in a nearly 40-year career.
Thousands of fans sing "Purple Rain" at downtown Minneapolis block party
Entertained by some of the local music scene's biggest names. the crowd sang and danced at downtown party Thursday night.
An oral history compiled by the Star Tribune staff in 2004, when the man behind the "Minneapolis sound" was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Here's how the Star Tribune's music critics would program their Prince collections:
Twin cities fans mourn Prince the day after. Fans gathered at 1st Ave to remember Prince.
Fans can't hear his music on Spotify and other online music sites, but 89.3 the Current and First Avenue are going all out.
Fans gathered at various places in the Twin Cities to mourn Prince including Paisley Park and First Avenue.
The evolution of Prince's music.
I knew him for six years before he looked me in the eye. Yes, Prince was very shy. Until he got onstage. Or until you…
The late pop star left his mark here — filming at First Ave, opening a club, performing for fans at Paisley Park.
In Minneapolis, music lovers are mourning the loss and celebrating the life of Prince. • Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue, 701 N. 1st Av., will host…
KMOJ host Walter Q Bear Banks recalls why he knew his childhood friend Prince was special from day one.
Jon Bream has covered Prince from the start of his career, listen to him reflect on the life of the Minneapolis music legend.
Officials shared memories of the music legend.
As the world mourns the death of music legend and Minnesota native Prince, here are some of the best live videos available on the internet.
Pop music superstar Prince has died at his home in Chanhassen at age 57.
They mourned and shared stories on social media after news spread of the beloved musician's death
Using social media, large and small businesses paid tribute to the state's most famous star.
A photo of Prince the hoopster went viral today after it was posted on Twitter, prompting Deadspin, Slate and others to write that "Prince was an Afro-rocking, coach-hating schoolboy basketball star." Here's the real story behind the photo from the reporter who wrote the article.
Prince fans gathered outside of Paisley Park and First Avenue to share their shock and grief about his death.
Prince, who died Thursday morning in Chanhassen, played basketball in Minneapolis and was a regular at Timberwolves games — particularly during the original Kevin Garnett era.
The pop star's jet made an emergency landing on the way home from a show in Atlanta, records show. One source told the Star Tribune he had been suffering from "bad dehydration."
He was concerned that issues with his health were greatly exaggerated after an emergency plane landing early Friday morning.
April 7: Canceled two Atlanta shows because he wasn’t feeling well. April 12: Tweeted a photo of his new purple piano: BOOM (FROM LOTUSFLOWER) ON…
After decades of silence, the Minnesota rocker opens up: "This is real time."
Star Tribune reporter Sharyn Jackson went to Paisley Park on Saturday, April 17, 2016, in the hopes of seeing Prince. She did.
Prince has died at 57 at his Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen. Share your memories of the Minnesota music legend in our comments section.
Police scanner call to Paisley Park
The Carver County Sheriff’s Department has released the transcript from the 911 call reporting Prince’s death on Thursday. An unidentified man called emergency responders asking…
Companies' social media tributes to Prince spark debate in the marketing community.
Shock, sadness, then a mushrooming explosion of purple and all things Prince. The sudden passing of the Minnesota music icon continued to reverberate rapid-fire across…
“Saturday Night Live” is paying homage to Prince with a clip show highlighting the musician’s memorable performances on the show over the years. A publicist…
Here's our attempt to sort out the legacy left by one of pop music's most prolific recording artists. The following list of 37 albums is as complete as we can make it, omitting best-ofs, remixes and fan-club releases.
Council Member Jacob Frey said he's interested in exploring the idea of naming the new park near U.S. Bank Stadium for the Minneapolis icon.
It isn't rare for 96-year-old columnist Sid Hartman to snare an exclusive interview with someone, but it was pretty rare for Prince to grant one. This is when it happened.
A large crowd sang and danced at First Avenue Thursday night.
The Twin Cities mourn the death of Prince.
Newspapers across the globe paid tribute to the legend in a variety of ways.
Gov. Mark Dayton praised Prince on Friday, a day after his death, calling him "a towering figure."
During our chance 1997 meeting, Prince called me his "biggest enemy," and said he thought items I wrote about him were the fallout of my being "an old girlfriend." I told him to take a good look at me: I didn't in any way resemble the incredibly beautiful women he brought into his life. Prince said that he had a dream he and I might work together in the future.
Teams and athletes used social media to celebrate the life of Prince, and his music was blasted in stadiums and clubhouses throughout the day.
Doug Herzog, who had a front-row seat to Prince's greatest party in 1984, reflects on an artist who helped build the MTV franchise.
Star Tribune music critic Jon Bream had a sit-down interview with Prince, and the second part of his report is coming Sunday.
The Twin Cities dance community recalls another side of the artist who first took ballet lessons as a kid.
He sold a "staggering" 4.4 million U.S. albums in a week, helped by his aversion to streaming.