The hands-on owner of Hage Concrete Works wanted to experience at least one more season of bidding jobs, making new friends and assisting his crews, but he lost his battle with pancreatic cancer on March 17 at age 74.
Gary Ross Dahl, the creator of the wildly popular 1970s fad the Pet Rock, has died at age 78 in southern Oregon.
Leslie A. Williams, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, which broke the military color barrier during World War II, has died in California. He was 95.
It was a craze to rival the Hula-Hoop, and even less explicable. For a mere $3.95, a consumer could buy … a rock — a plain, ordinary, egg-shaped rock …
For nearly half his life, Josef Mestenhauser lived a sort of double life.
In Minnesota, he was a revered professor who won international awards promoting student exchange programs around the …
Musician Jeremy Brown, a guitarist for Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts, died a day before the release of the band's debut album. He was 34 years old.
Jack Puterbaugh, a stalwart DFL activist and advance man in Minnesota in the 1950s, could never have guessed that when he went to Dallas in November 1963 to make …
The young trooper killed in a confrontation with a bank robbery suspect in Fond du Lac has been laid to rest.
Gene Saks, a prolific actor-director who teamed with playwright and fellow New Yorker Neil Simon on hit Broadway and movie productions of such Simon comedies as "The Odd Couple" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs," has died. He was 93.
More than 4,000 families a year spend nights at the Ronald McDonald House, a shelter on the University of Minnesota campus that Priscilla Lou Stanko helped start after her …