Minnesota Vikings announcer Paul Allen and other friends of Dark Star remain in shock a day after the longtime Twin Cities sports radio personality was found dead in his Minnetonka home. Allen told KARE-TV that he knew something wasn't right when Dark Star, whose real name was George Chapple, didn't show up for an appearance on KFAN radio Friday.
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Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, October 28
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Dark Star, former longtime WCCO Radio personality, found dead
A longtime member of the WCCO Radio family has died. Dark Star, whose real name was George Chapple, was found dead Friday. The former radio personality was on the station for 25 years and hosted "Sports Night with Dark Star." He was 66.
Organizers reveal location of Dark Star estate, memorabilia sale
St. Anthony Main in Minneapolis has been revealed as the location of the estate sale of Twin Cities media personality Dark Star. Organizers said on Friday that they held off on the announcement of the location of the three-day sports memorabilia sale for security purposes. Dark Star, whose real name was George Chapple, died in June at age 66.
Dark Star honored with memorial at Canterbury Park
Friends and family gathered at Canterbury Park in Shakopee Saturday to remember longtime Minnesota sports radio personality Dark Star, who died in his Minnetonka home earlier this month. The tribute for the former "Canterbury Report" host was fitting since it took place on one of the biggest days for horse racing this year -- the 144th Belmont Stakes.
Star Tribune obit: George (Dark Star) Chapple (1946-2012)
As obituaries go, the Star Tribune entry for radio host Dark Star covers it all -- and more. Of note: his capacity to be a very generous tipper.
Judge approves sale of bankrupt Stars
Vancouver businessman Tom Gagliardi--whose family owns the Denny's restaurants, Sandman Hotels, and the Kamloops Blazers hockey team--is buying the Stars for $50 million and assuming $100 million in debt. The Stars moved from Minnesota in 1993. The team entered bankruptcy protection two months ago.
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