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August 30, 2018
Greg Anderson of Menahga, Minn., designed and constructed an X-wing starfighter, made famous in the "Star Wars" films. It stands 18 feet long and 10 feet high, with a 14-foot wingspan. Shannon Geisen / Forum News Service
Minn. man crafts X-wing starfighter
August 30, 2018 - 11:35am
August 26, 2018
Two Saber Legion fighters duel on August 4, 2018 at their national tournament in Las Vegas. Saber Legion is headquartered in Maple Grove and has grown from four members to 6,000 globally. Courtesy of Terry Birnbaum /  Photographer: Amanda Jaczkowski
Twin Cities lightsaber group attracts thousands of members
August 26, 2018 - 7:08am
February 7, 2018
The "Star Wars" franchise - including the follow-up film to last December's "The Last Jedi" (with Daisy Ridley and Mark Hamill) - is set to expand again. But just how big can it grow?  Jonathan Olley, Lucasfilm Ltd.
A guide to every 'Star Wars' movie and TV show that's planned right now
February 7, 2018 - 2:36pm
January 17, 2018
The cast of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi in Los Angeles, Dec. 3, 2017. Copyright 2018 New York Times
A men's rights activist edits 'The Last Jedi' to remove the women
January 17, 2018 - 11:17am
December 13, 2017
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
December 13, 2017 - 9:09am
December 8, 2017
A clock countdowns the minutes left before the "Force Friday" event for the release of new "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" products outside the Walt Disney Co. store in New York on Aug. 31, 2017.  Bloomberg photo by Jeenah Moon.
Five years after buying Lucasfilm, The Force is strong in Disney
December 8, 2017 - 10:31am
September 12, 2017
Director J.J. Abrams arrives at the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Hollywood. File photo. Mario Anzuoni / Reuters
J.J. Abrams will replace Colin Trevorrow as director of 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
September 12, 2017 - 12:36pm
August 24, 2017
In an undated handout image, Admiral Ackbar, a "Star Wars" character, appears on the Find the Force app. In a striking promotional stunt, some 20,000 stores in 30 countries will offer an augmented reality event that will allow participants to uncover “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” characters using the app. (Disney via The New York Times)
The next Pokémon Go? 'Star Wars' unveils a massive 'Last Jedi' augmented-reality game
August 24, 2017 - 1:36pm
May 8, 2017
Farhio Khalif testifies to a Minnesota House committee Wednesday, May 3, 2017, about a procedure she underwent as a child known as female genital mutilation, also called female circumcision. With her is Rep. Mary Franson of Alexandria, sponsor of a bill making the procedure a felony; parents could be prosecuted under the bill. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female mutilation penalties
May 8, 2017 - 3:20pm
May 4, 2017
Fans dressed as the characters from "Star Wars" react during Star Wars Day in Taipei, Taiwan May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Star Wars fans celebrate May the Fourth as franchise turns 40 (btw, Han shot first)
May 4, 2017 - 7:54am
April 25, 2017
FILE PHOTO: Characters of Star Wars take part in an event held for the release of the film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Disneyland Paris in Marne-la-Vallee, France, December 17, 2015. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
April 25, 2017 - 2:09pm
April 14, 2017
FILE PHOTO - Carrie Fisher poses for cameras as she arrives at the European Premiere of Star Wars, The Force Awakens in Leicester Square, London, December 16, 2015. REUTERS/Paul Hackett/File Photo
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
April 14, 2017 - 5:42pm
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Watch the teaser trailer for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
April 14, 2017 - 11:27am
February 16, 2017
A fan dressed up as Luke Skywalker picks new toys from the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" on "Force Friday" after the launch of the film's new toys in Hong Kong Sept. 4, 2015. Tyrone Siu / Reuters
'Star Wars' Force Friday toy unveiling to return for 'The Last Jedi'
February 16, 2017 - 4:58pm
December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher poses for cameras as she arrives at the European Premiere of "Star Wars, The Force Awakens" in Leicester Square, London, Dec. 16, 2015.     REUTERS/Paul Hackett
Carrie Fisher, 'Star Wars' actress and writer who rocketed to fame as Princess Leia, dies at 60
December 27, 2016 - 2:53pm