As a young beauty pageant contestant, DeGalynn Wade Sanders polished an original dance and spoken-word routine that she called, simply, “The Dream Factor.” The future…
Angela Paton (PAY-ton), an actress best known for appearing with Bill Murray in "Groundhog Day," has died at age 86.
A Minnesota eagle that gained fame in national TV appearances and as a symbol for wounded veterans has died at the ripe old age of 35, the National Eagle Center announced Thursday.
Todd Oakes, who spent 18 years as Gophers pitching coach, mentoring the likes of Twins closer Glen Perkins, died Thursday after a four-year battle with acute myeloid leukemia, his family confirmed. He was 55.
The state judge who presided over the "Mississippi Burning" trial in 2005 has died.
Jennifer Aniston's mother, Nancy Dow, has died. She was 79.
Joe Fleishaker (FLY'-shay-kur), a 500-pound actor known for his work in low-budget horror films, has died. He was 62.
Before Google put instant information at everyone’s fingertips, reference librarians like Jean Dressel were human search engines, digging up nuggets of knowledge for library patrons.…
An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were discovered last year survived at least 26 days after getting lost, kept a journal of her ordeal and ultimately resigned herself to the idea she was going to die and it could be years before her remains were located, according to investigatory documents.
Sheriff's deputies say a 75-year-old Mississippi man has died after he was brutally beaten during a fight last week with three of his sons.
Beth Howland, the actress best known for her role as a ditzy waitress on the 1970s and '80s CBS sitcom "Alice," has died. She was 74.
Renowned Chinese writer Yang Jiang, known for her prolific output and marriage to an equally famous author, died Wednesday at age 104, state media said.
George W. Lund started his medical career by making house calls. He eventually made his mark as one of Minnesota’s first board-certified pediatric cardiologists and…
Jeanne L. Parr, a former television correspondent in New York and mother of actor Chris Noth, has died. She was 92.
Burt Kwouk, an actor who played martial arts expert Cato in the comic "Pink Panther" films, has died. He was 85.
The Latest on the return of the remains of Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating to New Orleans (all times local):
A family spokesman says Nick Menza, former drummer for influential metal band Megadeth, died after collapsing on stage during a performance of his progressive jazz trio in Southern California.
Richard D. Howell Sr. lived just the way he ran track — steady, fast and proud. The 89-year-old south Minneapolis native had just won the…
Gov. Charlie Baker's mother has died.
Whitney left investment banking to teach and played a big role in Minnesota pro sports.