Without fail, Ted Smebakken reported to each yearly Canadian fishing trip with his former news colleagues sporting gear he gleaned from rickety old tackle boxes found at estate sales.
A son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson became rich by winning a court fight over his father's estate. But even when finances were no longer a concern, an attorney said Claud Johnson kept the gravel truck he had driven for years — a reminder of the hard work that guided his own life.
Ann Carlson Birt could transform any room. She’d walk in, take a look and then start moving things around — a chair here, a plant there. Suddenly, the space …
Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage, died of respiratory failure at his Beverly Hills, California, home, a family spokesman said.
Chris Squire, the bassist and co-founder of the progressive rock band Yes who recently announced he had leukemia, has died, according to a statement from his band members on Sunday. He was 67.
Fred Dereschuk made it his business to fight for the working man and woman.
“Fred exemplified what a labor leader is meant to be,” said Vincent Giblin, former general president …
Authorities say anti-vaccine Dr. Jeff Bradstreet has been found dead in an apparent suicide in North Carolina.
Patrick Macnee, the British-born actor best known as dapper secret agent John Steed in the long-running 1960s TV series "The Avengers," has died. He was 93.
Andrea Taylor Langworthy was a rebel — one with many causes.
As the Twin Cities’ first full-time car saleswoman, she saw herself as a torchbearer for all women, her family …
Mario Biaggi, a former 19-year congressman whose career ended in disgrace after a pair of corruption convictions, has died. He was 97.