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Apr 15 (TheWrap.com) - A TV version of “Fargo” seems like a very bad idea until you start watching it. Showrunner Noah Hawley has pulled off an improbable feat with FX's “Fargo,” transforming a quirky Coen brothers movie about the Great Frozen Midwest into an engaging series that channels th...

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 6:50pm

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The brothers of actor Paul Walker, who died in November, will fill in for the late action star in order to complete scenes in the upcoming film "Fast & Furious 7," according to a statement posted on the film's Facebook page. Caleb and Cody Walker will help finish action s...

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 5:47pm

A public screening of the documentary film The Typist, which depicts the experiences of a Minnesota soldier at the Nuremberg Trials, is scheduled at the Stearns History Museum on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Monday, April 28th at 7:00 p.m. Dr. Daniel Wildeson, Professor in the Department...

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 2:35pm

NEW YORK, April 10 (Reuters) - CBS said on Thursday that Stephen Colbert will become the host of 'The Late Show' when David Letterman retires next year. Colbert, who hosts "The Colbert Report" on the cable channel Comedy Central, signed a five-year agreement with the network, CBS' CEO Les Moonves sa...

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 12:03pm

■ Live music For week of April 10-16; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted. BRAINERD Blue Ox 608 Laurel St. 90 Proof, Friday-Saturday Coco Moon 601 Laurel St. Songster Pete Norman, 5-7 p.m.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:23pm

■ Northland Arboretum to host Arbor Day event The Northland Arboretum will host an Arbor Day celebration/fundraising event with a fine wine and beer tasting sampler from 6-8 p.m. April 25. All proceeds from this event benefit the Northland Arboretum.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:22pm

AITKIN - It fits in your pocket or purse or the palm of your hand. It communicates, navigates, entertains and takes photos.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:21pm

They are known for a sound that encompasses rock, jazz, soul, R&B, country and funk. Their catalog of hits includes "China Grove," "Minute by Minute," "Jesus is Just Alright" and the signature tune "Black Water." They are the legendary Doobie Brothers.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 7:21pm

Apr 09 (TheWrap.com) - The body of Mickey Rooney, the “Andy Hardy” film star who died Sunday at age 93, is at the center of a family dispute that has prevented the actor's body from being claimed. Three days after the actor's death, his body remains at the mortuary at Forest Lawn cemetery, Bruce...

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:32pm

Apr 03 (TheWrap.com) - Summer is just around the corner, bringing with it the promise of more Spider-Man, X-Men, Transformers, explosions and costumed adventurers. In other words, it's popcorn season. A steady stream of raunchy comedies such as “Sex Tape” and “Neighbors” will push the limits...

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:00pm