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100-Year-Old Fiddler Gets A Birthday Surprise

What do you give a 100-year-old man for his birthday? If the birthday boy is Lloyd Johnson of Woodbury, a big surprise will do the trick.

12/04/2013

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Police Looking For Valuable Violin Stolen In Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find a violin worth thousands of dollars that was taken during a theft from a vehicle on Monday. On the day of the theft, the victim made stops on the 2700 block of Lyndale Avenue South and near the area of 38th Street and Pleasant Avenue South between 3 and 3:30 p.m.

08/20/2013

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REWIND: You Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band

Among the big GRAMMY nominees this year there’s one stand out: the fiddle. Or the violin if you’re not feeling all that country. From Album of the Year nominees Mumford & Sons, fun. and Jack […]

01/22/2013

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Feds: Prison Chaplain From MN Passed Messages For Mobster

A prison chaplain has been charged in an alleged scheme to help imprisoned Chicago mobster Frank Calabrese, who is serving a life sentence for 13 murders, recover a valuable violin reportedly hidden in a Wisconsin house to keep the government from selling it, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.

06/10/2011

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Boy Gifted Rare ‘Southpaw’ Violin

A Minneapolis fifth grader got a new and altogether rare violin Wednesday.

05/18/2011

Center Stage – 6/13/10

It’s Broadway’s annual night.  Star Trib theatre critic Rohan Preston joins Jearlyn to talk about the Tony Awards and the major presence of movie and television stars sweeping through this year’s trophies. 14-year old student […]

06/14/2010

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