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Obituary: Sportswriter John Wiebusch, 74, boosted NFL's fortunes

Growing up in Minneapolis, John Wiebusch aspired to be a sportswriter. Wiebusch realized his goal by working for newspapers in Minneapolis and Los Angeles before going to work for the …

Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84.

Ohio creator of Slush Puppies dead at age 74

Will Radcliff, who built a multimillion-dollar global business from flavored, icy Slush Puppie drinks, has died in Cincinnati. He was 74.

50-year Opry member George Hamilton IV dies

Grand Ole Opry Member George Hamilton IV, who was one of country music's first international ambassadors, has died. He was 77.

Obituary: Elinor Scott-Sutter inspired thousands with return to Boston Marathon

When Elinor Scott-Sutter qualified to run in the Boston Marathon in 2013, it was a dream come true. But then two bombs exploded when she was about a mile from …

Obituary: Marge Gerten, matriarch of the garden mart, dies at 89

Over the years, there would be those customers who wanted to talk only with Marge Gerten’s son Terry, wanting to hear “from a man” about a lawn chemical or …

Obituary: Leonard Share, owner of Arcade Men's Shop in downtown Minneapolis

His Arcade Men’s Shop was a popular destination, especially among musicians, for things you couldn’t find in a typical department store.

Rapper Common's father, Lonnie Lynn, dies at 71

Lonnie Lynn, known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common's albums, has died.

Obituary: Harold Melby was a legend at Groveland Elementary

A portrait of Harold Melby hangs in the entryway of Groveland Elementary in Minnetonka. It’s a fitting reminder that the beloved principal, coach and teacher is still watching over …