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Keillor's holiday home up for sale for $1M

ELLSWORTH, Wis., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Author and radio star Garrison Keillor is selling his property in rural Wisconsin for $1 million, the (St. Paul, Minn.) Pioneer Press reported Friday.

Keillor announces retirement plans

WASHINGTON, March 16 (UPI) -- U.S. radio personality and author Garrison Keillor says he plans to retire in the spring of 2013.

Keillor returns to the air after stroke

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- 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.

Radio host Keillor out of hospital

ROCHESTER, Minn., Sept. 12 (UPI) -- 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.

Garrison Keillor suffers stroke

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- 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.

Keillor's book store struck by burglars

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Pastor Inqvist of the Lake Wobegon Lutheran Church would be shocked: Thieves have struck author Garrison Keillor's St. Paul, Minn., bookstore, officials say.

'Prairie Home' fans fill tiny Minn. town

AVON, Minn., July 5 (UPI) -- 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."

Lake Wobegon County suggested in Minn.

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 24 (UPI) -- Some Minnesota lawmakers say they would like to see a Lake Wobegon county, an effort likely to be cheered on by Garrison Keillor fans.

Keillor selling St. Paul home for $1.65M

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 5 (UPI) -- Radio personality and author Garrison Keillor reportedly is selling his seven-bedroom home in St. Paul, Minn., for $1.65 million.
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Gary Edward "Garrison" Keillor (born August 7, 1942) is an American author, storyteller, humorist, and radio personality. He is known as host of the Minnesota Public Radio show A Prairie Home Companion (also known as Garrison Keillor's Radio Show on United Kingdom's BBC Radio 4 Extra, as well as on RTÉ in Ireland, Australia's ABC, and Radio New Zealand National in New Zealand).

Keillor was born in Anoka, Minnesota, the son of Grace Ruth (née Denham) and John Philip Keillor, who was a carpenter and postal worker. The family belonged to the Plymouth Brethren, a fundamentalist Christian denomination Keillor has since left. He is six feet, three inches (1.9 m) tall and has Scots and Norwegian ancestry. Keillor is a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. In 2006 he told Christianity Today that he was attending the Episcopal church in Saint Paul, after previously attending a Lutheran church in New York. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a bachelor's degree in English in 1966. While there, he began his broadcasting career on the student-operated radio station known today as Radio K.

Keillor has been married three times:

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