Dan Dailey, who helped establish Cedar Lake Park and trail, dies at 68

His efforts to establish Cedar Lake Park contributed to the creation in 1995 of the pioneering Cedar Lake Trail.

Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

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Jim Bunning, a former Hall of Fame pitcher who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85.

At JFK's centennial, book chronicles presidency, day-by-day

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and the style and wit with which he shaped the hopes of a generation — through day-by-day reports drawn from coverage at the time, right up to his assassination in November 1963.

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National
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Tributes pour in for ex-national security adviser Brzezinski

Well before he won the presidency in 1977, Jimmy Carter was impressed by the views of foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski. That Carter immediately liked the Polish-born academic advising his campaign was a plus.
National
May 26
FILE - In this July 9, 2014 file photo, former National Security Advis...

Carter national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

Zbigniew Brzezinski, who helped topple economic barriers between the Soviet Union, China and the West as President Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, died Friday. He was 89.
Music
May 26

Rocker Chris Cornell remembered as 'voice of our generation'

Music's elite and Hollywood stars remembered Chris Cornell at a somber memorial service Friday that focused on the Soundgarden frontman's love of family and friends as much as it did on his musical achievements as one of rock's leading voices.
Music
May 26

The Latest: Tom Morello, Josh Brolin eulogize Chris Cornell

The Latest on memorial services Friday for late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell (all times local):
Books
May 26

Denis Johnson, author of 'Jesus' Son,' dead at 67

Denis Johnson, the prize-winning fiction writer, poet and playwright best known for his surreal and transcendent story collection "Jesus' Son," has died at age 67.
Celebrities
May 26

Jared Martin, who played Dusty Farlow on 'Dallas,' dies

Jared Martin, who became a fan favorite with his portrayal of the charming cowboy Dusty Farlow on the 1980s soap opera "Dallas," has died. He was 75.
Local
May 26

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.
Local
May 25

Wayne Simoneau, legislator and finance commissioner who worked across the aisles, dies at 82

Simoneau made it his life's work to serve the people of Minnesota and was humbled by the honor of doing so, his friends, family and colleagues said.
Business
May 25

Aromatique founder Patti Upton dies at Arkansas home at 79

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.
National
May 25

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
May 25

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
May 25

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
May 25

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.
Local
May 23

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

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