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Ex-radio host Keillor hopes sex harassment charges will fade

Former radio host Garrison Keillor said he hopes the sexual allegations against him are fading and believes Minnesota Public Radio made a grave mistake when it cut ties with him.


Keillor: Relationship with accuser simply ‘romantic writing’

Garrison Keillor described several sexually suggestive emails he exchanged with a former researcher who accused him of sexual misconduct as “romantic writing” that never resulted in a physical relationship, and …


Report: Ex-employee source of Garrison Keillor allegations

The person who first accused the creator of “A Prairie Home Companion” of inappropriate conduct with a female employee was a disgruntled male staffer who spoke up after he was …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018

MPR: Allegations against Keillor far beyond single touch

Minnesota Public Radio has provided additional details of allegations of sexual harassment against humorist Garrison Keillor, saying his alleged conduct went well beyond his account in November of accidentally touching …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017

Keillor: Radio station fired me without full investigation

Garrison Keillor says Minnesota Public Radio was wrong to fire him last week without fully investigating what a senior executive has described as “multiple allegations” spanning an extended period against …


Report: MPR exec says ‘multiple allegations’ against Keillor

The president of Minnesota Public Radio has told employees the decision to cut business ties with former “A Prairie Home Companion” host Garrison Keillor resulted from “multiple allegations” that covered …


Eugene airport says photo of Garrison Keillor won’t return

Humorist and best-selling author Garrison Keillor’s days at an Oregon airport are over.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017

Garrison Keillor fired, says he put hand on woman’s back

Garrison Keillor, the former host of “A Prairie Home Companion,” said Wednesday he has been fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of what the network called improper behavior.


Garrison Keillor: It’s not so bad to be old

What would life be like without a cell phone, a credit card, an ID? Garrison Keillor contemplates the possibilities of reliving the “good” old days and concludes that it is …


On sale this week: Garrison Keillor, MercyMe

Our weekly roundup of new shows going on sale in the next 7 days.


Garrison Keillor reflects on the new sahib and takes comfort: There is life after politics

Even though the sahib could use a hairdo that does not so much resemble a lounge pianist from 1959, still there is comfort: Life goes on. Politics is not everything. …


Review: ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ without Keillor remains a comfortable listen

It is easier to find similarities between Chris Thile’s version of “A Prairie Home Companion” and Garrison Keillor’s than it is to find differences.


Keillor hosts his last ‘Companion’ Friday night in Hollywood

Some 18,000 fans at the Hollywood Bowl will be transported to Lake Wobegon, Minnesota, Friday night as writer and humorist Garrison Keillor hosts his final episode of the old-style variety …


Garrison Keillor suffers brain seizure, but show goes on

“Prairie Home Companion” radio show host Garrison Keillor says he has suffered a brain seizure but that this week’s show apparently will go on.


Keillor and ‘Prairie Home’ players plan one more show, in Minnesota

Garrison Keillor is bringing back familiar elements of “A Prairie Home Companion” at least one more time.


Garrison Keillor, on final ‘Prairie Home’ tour, given fond Spokane sendoff

A sold-out crowd packed the INB Performing Arts Center on Saturday to get one last look at the man who has brought them tales from Lake Wobegon, stories from private …


Lake Wobe-gone: Garrison Keillor contemplates future as he steps away from ‘Prairie Home’

Garrison Keillor, 73, has more ambitious plans for life after he leaves “A Prairie Home Companion” in July. Before that happens, he has a packed schedule of live performances with …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 8, 2015

‘Prairie Home Companion’ to make final Spokane stop May 14

Garrison Keillor is about to embark on his final tour of live radio broadcasts, and one of the famed raconteur’s stops will be Spokane.


Keillor starts tour in Spokane

MINNEAPOLIS – Humorist Garrison Keillor won’t be taking a summer vacation. Instead, the creator and host of “A Prairie Home Companion” kicks off a 26-city Radio Romance Tour next week.


Book Notes: GU Writers Series earns grant for fall

Author Rick Moody (“The Ice Storm”) drew an appreciative crowd at Gonzaga University on Wednesday evening as part of GU’s Visiting Writers Series. Moody read a section from his latest …


Keillor went astray in ‘Bloomsday’ reference

It’s been a riot of a week in Spokane, our hometown, with “A Prairie Home Companion” at the Spokane Arena last Saturday and Bloomsday celebrated in Irish bars on Wednesday. …


Keillor snubs Bloomsday run’s Joyce connection

It’s been a riot of a week in Spokane, our home town, with “A Prairie Home Companion” at the Spokane Arena last Saturday and Bloomsday celebrated in Irish bars on …