A new life-sized statue of Prince joins a growing tribute on Main Street in Henderson, Minnesota. There’s also a memorial bench and mural. The small Minnesota town about 45 minutes south of the metro is where the famous “that ain’t Lake Minnetonka” scene was filmed for the movie ‘Purple Rain.’ Cinematographer Joel King is the man who spearheaded this project. He worked with Prince on the movie ‘Graffiti Bridge.’ While he grew up in Minneapolis, he moved to Hollywood to work on films. He now lives in Henderson and can often be found sharing stories with tourists at the Prince tribute.
A Minnesota couple, who once collaborated and performed with Prince, are now hoping the music legend and his followers can spark a peaceful movement for change.
Some of Minnesota's most prized landmarks are reopening. Paisley Park is excited to welcome back fans with new safety protocols in place. Executive director Alan Seiffert joined the Buzz to chat about what you should expect on your next tour in Chanhassen.
Prince fans are invited back to Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minnesota after the museum closed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
A custom guitar played by Prince at the height of his stardom in the 1980s and 1990s has sold for a staggering $563,500 at auction.
Likely the most significant Prince guitar that will ever appear at auction, the Morning Buzz got a special look at Cloud Guitar 2, nicknamed "Blue Angel". Julien's Auctions director Martin Nolan joined us to show off the instrument, gave us his prediction on how much it will sell for, and provided details on where the guitar has been all this time.
It may not be the birthday party they imagined, but First Avenue is celebrating its 50th birthday. The very first act took the stage on April 3, 1970 kicking off a storied history. First Avenue president Dayna Frank joined the Morning Buzz to chat about how the birthday celebration is being transformed amid the outbreak, and reflected on the venue's five decades of making music.
The state medical board has disciplined a Minnesota doctor who treated Prince in the days before his fatal opioid overdose for writing prescriptions for controlled substances knowing someone else, likely the pop star, was going to be using them.
A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Prince's family members has been quietly dismissed in recent months, suggesting family members have reached settlements with defendants.
What was once an old storage room is now a hub of cutting edge technology where opportunities are limitless.
Prince's sister is handing over part of her stake in the late musician's estate to an entertainment company Primary Wave, according to documents filed in Carver County District Court.
Prince’s memoir, “The Beautiful Ones,” went on sale Tuesday.
After Prince's "Purple Rain" was played ahead of President Trump's rally at the Target Center on Thursday, the Prince Estate says the campaign didn't have permission to use the song.
A talented musician, who served for years in Prince's band, suffered a big loss last week. A fire at his home in Arkansas destroyed his studio and a great amount of equipment. Now, he is left picking up the pieces.
Fans are rallying behind Prince's longtime musical director after he lost many of his possessions in a house fire in Arkansas last weekend.
Mark Warren leads music tours of the Twin Cities.
Residents are frustrated over a proposed development on land once owned by Prince in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
The Minnesota Timberwolves sported Prince-inspired jerseys Friday night.
One of Minnesota's most iconic musicians is finally getting a degree.
Newly released images from the investigation file on Prince’s death are painting a clearer picture of the music icon’s tragic passing.