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As their relationship ends, MPR, Keillor both come under fire

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Exactly what caused Minnesota Public Radio to sever all ties with Garrison Keillor remains a mystery, but one thing is clear: Both the legendary broadcaster and the powerhouse he was instrumental in building are taking a hit.

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Apr 13

MPR, Garrison Keillor reach agreement

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The deal allows public access to thousands of past ‘Prairie Home Companion’ shows. MPR will pay Keillor $275,000 for money owed through past contracts. In return, Keillor agreed not to take legal action.

Feb 16

Source of Garrison Keillor allegations shocks those close to radio host

Longtime “Prairie Home” employee Dan Rowles alerted MPR after being dismissed from the show, seven show staffers say.

Feb 13

Garrison Keillor's plaque removed from Scholars Walk at University of Minnesota

Garrison Keillor has been removed from the University of Minnesota’s Scholars Walk, which pays tribute to students and professors from the university.

Jan 24

MPR lays out its case against former host Garrison Keillor

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Minnesota Public Radio said the woman who worked for the host of “A Prairie Home Companion” alleged “dozens of sexually inappropriate incidents ... over a period of years.”

Jan 9

After firing, Keillor and MPR in mediation talks

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Garrison Keillor is in mediation with Minnesota Public Radio after his former employer fired him for allegations of “inappropriate behavior” with a co-worker late last year.

Dec 8

Garrison Keillor says MPR's CEO never asked for his side of the story

Pushing back, the writer hopes for “a happy resolution” and says he’s headed to Mayo to get a pacemaker.

Dec 7

Keillor attorney: MPR must 'set the record straight'

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The president of Minnesota Public Radio told employees the decision to dismiss Garrison Keillor resulted from "multiple allegations" covering an extended period of time, but an attorney for the former "The Prairie Home Companion" host…

Dec 3

As their relationship ends, MPR, Keillor both come under fire

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Exactly what caused Minnesota Public Radio to sever all ties with Garrison Keillor remains a mystery, but one thing is clear: Both the legendary broadcaster and the powerhouse he was instrumental in building are taking a hit.

Sep 24

It was Garrison Keillor live, the humorist without the Powdermilk biscuits

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In a program at Bethel University, he reflected on life at age 75.

Sep 2

All's fair in Garrison Keillor's farewell at the grandstand

The State Fair performance venue has been a home away from “Prairie Home” for the semi-retired radio host.

Aug 8

MPR's Kerri Miller to host new national radio show

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“Flyover” will focus on calls from the heartland.

Aug 4

Garrison Keillor busy as he nears 75, even without 'Prairie Home Companion'

Garrison Keillor is not spending his time in retirement baking Powdermilk Biscuits or drinking coffee down at the Chatterbox Cafe now that he's hung up his microphone as host of his popular public radio show, "A Prairie Home Companion."

Jan 26

Garrison Keillor announces a 'Gratitude Tour' stopping in 5 Minnesota cities

The trip down memory lane is part of MPR's 50th anniversary celebration.

Sep 3

Garrison Keillor gets Gopher-centric for Minnesota State Fair show

His grandstand gig was all about Minnesota — and the State Fair.

Jul 5

USA Today says Garrison Keillor is from Wisconsin

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How quickly USA Today forgot about "Prairie Home Companion" host's roots.

Jun 3

Garrison Keillor suffers brain seizure but appears to be OK

Garrison Keillor suffered a nocturnal brain seizure over the weekend. The "Prairie Home Companion" host revealed the incident on his Facebook page Thursday afternoon.

May 22

Keillor celebrates Minnesota in final 'A Prairie Home Companion' from home state

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Saturday’s show in Minneapolis was sprinkled with more Minnesota references than usual.

May 20

Is Chris Thile ready to replace Garrison Keillor on 'Prairie Home Companion'?

Chris Thile is still months away from grabbing the key to the city of Lake Wobegon from Garrison Keillor on radio’s “A Prairie Home Companion.” But he’s hopelessly curious about how to keep the seemingly ancient medium of radio compelling…

Jul 21

Garrison Keillor confirms retirement

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Keillor takes one step closer to leaving "Prairie Home Companion."

Jun 29

Garrison Keillor's retirement: Is he for real this time?

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Garrison Keillor has announced an upcoming retirement so many times that he could be called the Brett Favre of broadcast radio. But this time might be different.