MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Garrison Keillor is doing the long goodbye.
He hosted “A Prairie Home Companion” in Minnesota for the final time Saturday from the State Theatre in Minneapolis.READ MORE: Deona Knajdek, Protester Hit And Killed In Uptown, Remembered As 'Wonderful Person'
He’s taking the show on the road and his last broadcast will be July 2 from Los Angeles.READ MORE: Driver Plows Into Protesters In Uptown; Woman Killed Identified As Deona Knajdek
Keillor will also perform at the Minnesota State Fair on September 2.
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Chris Thile is replacing the retiring Keillor on “A Prairie Home Companion.”