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2009-09-27 19:01:38

U.S. humorist Garrison Keillor has returned to his weekly radio show, saying he is thankful to medical personnel who helped him when suffered had a stroke. Appearing Saturday in St. Paul, Minn.

2009-09-12 14:25:53

Public radio show host Garrison Keillor is back at home after being treated for a minor stroke at a hospital in Rochester, Minn., a radio official says. David O'Neill of Prairie Home Productions said the 67-year-old Keillor returned to St. Paul, Minn., after a short stay at the Mayo Clinic's St.

2009-09-09 15:10:33

Garrison Keillor, a writer and radio star best known for his A Prairie Home Companion, is recovering from a minor stroke in a Minnesota hospital, sources say. The St.

2009-08-01 14:41:02

Pastor Inqvist of the Lake Wobegon Lutheran Church would be shocked: Thieves have struck author Garrison Keillor's St. Paul, Minn., bookstore, officials say. Video surveillance tapes showed a man and woman entering Keillor's store about 1:20 a.m.

2009-07-05 17:17:39

Residents of Avon, Minn., say they welcomed the chance to be the host town for the 35th anniversary show of Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion. The town of 1,200 drew 10,000 people from around the country Saturday for a free Fourth of July broadcast of the beloved public radio variety show, which was beamed to an estimated 4 million listeners, The St.

2009-03-24 19:05:26

Some Minnesota lawmakers say they would like to see a Lake Wobegon county, an effort likely to be cheered on by Garrison Keillor fans. The measure being introduced in the Minnesota Legislature Tuesday would combine all of Stearns and Benton counties and the northern part of Sherburne County, the Star Tribune reported.

2008-10-06 18:00:22

By Humbug Mountain CAROL MELL For the Journal Storytellers aren't cool, and that's one of my favorite things about them. With the exception of Garrison Keillor, they aren't famous, they don't make truckloads of money and they aren't considered sexy.

2008-10-01 03:00:13

Editor, Times-Dispatch: Ahh, Garrison Keillor - a scribe with a pen made for radio.

2008-07-29 21:00:24

By Josh Stockinger jstockinger@@dailyherald.com A chart-topping bluegrass trio featured regularly on National Public Radio's "A Prairie Home Companion" will bring its unique brand of roots music to the Fox Valley Saturday.

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