Lou Anne Kling, legendary farm advocate in Minnesota and nation, dies at 77

The activist, national farm advocacy educator and former U.S. Department of Agriculture manager died May 17

Psychologist Marvin Ack, who dies at 93, gave wisdom to parents, voice to troubled kids

May 23
A pioneer in children's health care, he had received training in Freud's method of psychoanalysis — even working with Freud's daughter, Anna.

Aromatique founder Patti Upton dies at Arkansas home at 79

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Patti Upton, who founded the multimillion-dollar home fragrance company Aromatique thanks to a popular homemade mix of pine cones, oils and spices she concocted to help a friend's shop "smell like Christmas," has died at her Arkansas home. She was 79.

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National
4:25pm

President Obama's favorite college professor dies at age 69

Roger Boesche, a popular professor and renowned scholar credited by Barack Obama with sparking the future president's interest in politics when he was an undergraduate at California's Occidental College, has died at age 69.
Business
4:05pm

Beloved 96-year-old bagger at New England grocery chain dies

Arthur St. John, who at 96 was the oldest employee of a New England grocery chain and among its most beloved, has died.
Movies
3:41pm

Lacrosse documentary debuts Friday in select theaters

Miles and Lyle Thompson became lacrosse rock stars during their college careers at the University at Albany, attracting long autograph lines after games — at home and on the road.
Nation
2:50pm

Oklahoma inmate dies after being hit with pepper balls

An autopsy report shows an inmate who died at an Oklahoma jail was hit more than a dozen times by pepper balls as officers tried to subdue him.
TV & Media
May 24

Media mogul Jerry Perenchio dies in LA at 86

Jerry Perenchio was a media mogul, billionaire former owner of Univision and the producer behind a slew of hit shows and sporting events but his house appeared more often on TV than he did.
TV & Media
May 24

First executive producer of 'MacNeil/Lehrer Report' dies

Al Vecchione, the first executive producer of "The MacNeil/Lehrer Report" on PBS, has died.
Movies
May 24

'Clerks' actress Lisa Spoonauer dies in New Jersey at 44

Lisa Spoonauer, an actress who starred in the 1994 award-winning movie "Clerks," has died. She was 44.
Stage & Arts
May 24

Theater world loses vibrant 'light' with death of ex-Twin Cities actor at 34

Samuel Roberson Jr., who performed at Children's Theatre, Illusion and Pillsbury House before moving to Chicago, died Sunday at 34.
Movies
May 23

With an arched brow, Roger Moore found humor in Bond, life

Sir Roger Moore always made sure to laugh at himself before the audience could.
Celebrities
May 23

Roger Moore, star of 7 James Bond films, dies at 89 after cancer battle

Roger Moore, who starred as James Bond in seven movies, has died. He was 89.
Movies
May 23

Reaction to death of actor Roger Moore at age 89

Reaction to the death of Roger Moore Tuesday at age 89:
Movies
May 23

Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, dead at 93

Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become a movie star, often portraying stylish wives or "the other woman," has died at age 93.
Movies
May 23

Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond

Sir Roger Moore saw more to life than a well-mixed martini.
Local
May 22

Obituary: Koryne Horbal championed women's rights worldwide

Koryne Horbal crusaded for women's rights, knocked down barriers and mentored countless young women.The feminist and political activist spent her life championing equality. She drafted…
Music
May 22

Texas singer-songwriter Jimmy LaFave, 61, dies of cancer

Singer-songwriter Jimmy LaFave, whose 2007 album "Cimarron Manifesto" drew critical raves and reached the top of the Americana music chart, has died just days after he appeared at a concert held in his honor.
Local
May 22

Warren Phillips, president of Dunwoody College of Technology in the 1980s, dies

He brought in women and low-income and minority students to train for careers when the private institution was seen as a trade school for men.
Home & Garden
May 22

Georgia teenager fatally struck by tree on camping trip

A Georgia teenager has died two days after a tree fell on her and severely injured her during a camping trip.
Minneapolis
May 19

Dr. Arnold S. Anderson, who helped found two major Twin Cities medical centers, dies

On a July night in 1951, a young doctor was sweeping the floor at the new St. Louis Park Medical Center when parents with a…
National
May 19

Business Highlights

___Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives US farmers a case of jittersWASHINGTON (AP) — A big majority of rural Americans backed Donald Trump's presidential bid, drawn…
Music
May 19
FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2011, file photo, musician Chris Cornell is s...

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dies at 52 after hanging himself

Suicide is suspected in the unexpected death of the shrieking frontman, who performed just last weekend in western Wisconsin.