Posts Tagged: Minneapolis

Helen Rice, 89, left Broadway behind for love, family and opera in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – Helen Rice of Minneapolis saw it all as a gifted soprano: performing on Broadway, mingling among stage stars — with a little bit of murder and devoted love thrown in. After graduating in 1945 with a sociology degree

Helen Rice, 89, left Broadway behind for love, family and opera in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS – Helen Rice of Minneapolis saw it all as a gifted soprano: performing on Broadway, mingling among stage stars — with a little bit of murder and devoted love thrown in. After graduating in 1945 with a sociology degree

Beloved Minneapolis bus driver Karen Krech, 58, often made fare when people came up short

MINNEAPOLIS – Bus driver Karen Krech was so devoted to her Metro Transit route along Lake Street — and her riders — that passengers invited her to milestone family events, presented her with gifts and gave her endearing nicknames. Krech,

Beloved Minneapolis bus driver Karen Krech, 58, often made fare when people came up short

MINNEAPOLIS – Bus driver Karen Krech was so devoted to her Metro Transit route along Lake Street — and her riders — that passengers invited her to milestone family events, presented her with gifts and gave her endearing nicknames. Krech,

‘All My Children’ actress Andrea ‘Moar’ Schenck, 55, drowns off coast of Cancun

MINNEAPOLIS – Andrea Schenck, a cast member of “All My Children” in the early 1980s who left television acting and married a prominent Minneapolis doctor, drowned while vacationing in Mexico. Schenck was relaxing in the water off the coast of

‘All My Children’ actress Andrea ‘Moar’ Schenck, 55, drowns off coast of Cancun

MINNEAPOLIS – Andrea Schenck, a cast member of “All My Children” in the early 1980s who left television acting and married a prominent Minneapolis doctor, drowned while vacationing in Mexico. Schenck was relaxing in the water off the coast of

‘Savannah Jack’ Russell, 63, wrestled before thousands before steroids caught up with his heart

MINNEAPOLIS – Putting behind him youthful scrapes with police while growing up in St. Paul, Savannah Russell donned the maroon and gold as a Minnesota Gophers football player and then wrestled professionally before thousands of fans in stadiums and arenas

‘Savannah Jack’ Russell, 63, wrestled before thousands before steroids caught up with his heart

MINNEAPOLIS – Putting behind him youthful scrapes with police while growing up in St. Paul, Savannah Russell donned the maroon and gold as a Minnesota Gophers football player and then wrestled professionally before thousands of fans in stadiums and arenas

Waiter Curt Heiserman, 63, served a side of intellectualism with porterhouses at Minneapolis steakhouse

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – As soon as the first porterhouse sizzled at Manny’s in 1988 and for nearly a quarter-century more, Curt Heiserman waited on tables at the signature downtown Minneapolis steakhouse with an understated flair and a wide-ranging intellect that

Waiter Curt Heiserman, 63, served a side of intellectualism with porterhouses at Minneapolis steakhouse

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – As soon as the first porterhouse sizzled at Manny’s in 1988 and for nearly a quarter-century more, Curt Heiserman waited on tables at the signature downtown Minneapolis steakhouse with an understated flair and a wide-ranging intellect that