The Iron Range man who invented Jeno's Pizza Rolls died at age 93. Jeno Paulucci's death comes four days after his wife, Lois, died. In addition to frozen pizza rolls, he built up several food businesses, including Chun King.
Ant ejected, Wolves blow huge lead and lose to slumping Hawks
The Timberwolves missed another opportunity to get over .500.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death
The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint
The suspect faces three separate felony charges.
St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years
He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.
High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead
Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.
Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results
Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.
UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit
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Friend arrives at couple's home, stabs one of them after being asked to leave
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Trustees, beneficiaries quarrel over Jeno Paulucci's $100 million estate
The Iron Range's famous food magnate Jeno Paulucci left behind $100 million in trusts when he died last November at the ago of 93. Paulucci, who founded Duluth-based Chun King and Jeno's Pizza Rolls among other food lines, appointed two Florida trustees to mange the assest shortly before he died. Paulucci's children, beneficiaries of the estate, say the new pair manipulated their father on his deathbed have gone to court to have them fired.
Oldest Minnesotan dies at age 112
Ruth Anderson of Marshall was locally renown for her love of Scrabble, which she played every week. She was listed in the Guiness Book of World Records as the oldest twin. She lived more than a century longer than her brother, who died at age 13 months in 1900.
Movement aims to preserve Minneapolis' frozen pizza history
The original Totino’s Pizza building at 519 Central Ave. in SE Minneapolis isn’t worth saving, city officials decided late last year. But because frozen pizza was invented there, a movement is afoot on Facebook to record the history that was made in that building. The Downtown Journal looks at a not-so-well-known slice of Minneapolis' history.
Bald eagle that was fixture at nature center since 1979 dies of old age
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Minnesota's last World War Two Medal of Honor recipient dies at age 86
Hibbing native Michael Colalillo died Friday at Bayshore Nursing Home in Duluth. Northland NewsCenter reports he was 86. He received the Medal of Honor after he spurred his company to attack a Nazi position fortified with mortar, machine gun and heavy artillery barrages. He also helped a wounded fellow soldier to safety.
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