From beehives to bow ties, Minnesotans show off 70 years of prom photos

From beehives to bow ties, Minnesotans show off 70 years of prom photos

We usually don't need an excuse to take a walk down memory lane, but some events almost require it. Case in point: prom. You'll love these reader photos going back decades.

Got a 1905 chair from Minnesota State Capitol? Cass Gilbert Society wants to know

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Got a 1905 chair from Minnesota State Capitol? Cass Gilbert Society wants to know
Missing: 800 pieces of furniture from the Minnesota State Capitol. If you know where any of it is, the Cass Gilbert Society wants to hear from you.

Scene + Heard: Green Tie Affair

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Scene + Heard: Green Tie Affair
Guests to the Green Tie Affair were encouraged to wear green as a show of support for the Nature Conservancy, sponsor of the annual event.
Variety
10:55am

Police: Time-consuming haircut prompts woman to pull gun

Police in Cleveland are trying to identify a woman they say pulled a gun on a barber because he was taking too long to cut her 7-year-old son's hair.
Variety
April 26

Style calendar for April 29-30

The fifth annual HAMMS (Help A Minnesota Maker Succeed) market will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. at City House, 258 Mill St., St…
Variety
April 26

Bill Murray and his five brothers venture into golf clothes

Growing up, Bill Murray and his five brothers (Ed, Brian, John, Joel and Andy) worked as caddies at Indian Hill Country Club in Winnetka, Ill.…
Variety
April 26

Minnesota's prom-going girls use Facebook to vet their dresses

High school students turn to social media before they say "yes" to the prom dress.
TV & Media
April 26

Nordstrom feels social media sting over $425 muddy jeans

Department store Nordstrom is getting dragged through the mud on social media for selling a pair of dirty-looking jeans for $425.
Celebrities
April 26

Martin Short strips down at environmental comedy benefit

Martin Short stripped down to a nude bodysuit to perform a musical number and became a human bagpipe in the hands of a large, kilt-wearing man — all for the sake of the environment.
Variety
April 25

Maker of Ugg boots, Teva sandals may put itself up for sale

The maker of Ugg boots, Teva sandals and other footwear may put itself up for sale.
Variety
April 23

Local bulldog named Drake University's beautiful bulldog

The blue tutu and diamond necklace that Prudence was wearing helped win over the judges at this year's Beautiful Bulldog contest at Drake University.
Variety
April 22

Woman with Down syndrome to compete in Miss Minnesota USA pageant

When Mikayla Holmgren takes the stage later this year, it will be a first for the Minnesota contest and, as far as pageant officials know, the country.
Variety
April 22

Study: Wisconsin will face water infrastructure problem

A new report from the American Society of Civil Engineers says Wisconsin will have $7 billion in drinking water and wastewater infrastructure needs in the next 20 years.
Variety
April 21

'Today' show brings national spotlight to Minnesota hats for kids battling cancer

The story of how two college students started the popular Love Your Melon brand received a big segment on the morning TV show.
Variety
April 21

Scene + Heard: Taste of Africa raises funds for Rural Health Care Initiative

For its second annual fundraiser, A Taste of Africa offered samples of African cuisine from several Twin Cities restaurants.
Variety
April 20

Seeking support: Bra company sues, claiming patent breach

A North Carolina bra maker says it needs some support, suing a woman's intimate apparel company for patent infringement on its sports bras.
Variety
April 20

Facial reconstruction made to help ID remains found in 1989

Authorities hope a facial reconstruction by a forensic artist can help identify skeletal remains found in an Ohio creek nearly 28 years ago.
Variety
April 19

A Minnesota fashion designer's earthy inspiration: Mushrooms

Minnesota designer Joy Teiken turned to mushrooms when she created her latest collection.
Celebrities
April 19

73-year-old Lauren Hutton stars in Calvin Klein underwear ad

Calvin Klein has enlisted 73-year-old model and actress Lauren Hutton to star in its latest underwear campaign.
Variety
April 19

Birchbox CEO: Short emails to top players helped us launch

Before launching Birchbox seven years ago, CEO and co-founder Katia Beauchamp had to convince some of the world's biggest beauty brands to get behind the $10-a-month subscription service that ships sample-sized mascaras, moisturizers and other cosmetics to customers.
Music
April 19

Posh day at palace: Victoria Beckham gets royal recognition

It was a posh day at the palace for former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham.
Variety
April 19

Minneapolis caterer recalls four unforgettable, regrettable '80s proms

From fashion fails to arranged dates, prom nights were memorable for all the wrong reasons.
National
April 18

Glance: Retailers who sell or no longer sell Ivanka Trump

Retailers are doing a delicate dance when it comes to handling the Ivanka Trump brand. Here's a list of some of the retailers who offer the brand and those who have scaled back or dropped the label: