Namesake Of 'Peanuts' Character Linus Dies At 90Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Peanuts" comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90. Maurer died Jan. 29 in Sonoma, California, his longtime partner Mary Jo Starsiak told The Associated Press on Friday night.
How An Elimination Diet May Improve Your Child's HealthDoes your child suffer from allergies? Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein, author of "The Dirt Cure," shares how an elimination diet may be the secret to a healthier and happier life!
4 Things To Know: Snoopy's Star, Hutchinson Shooting & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, Nov. 2. They include a big honor for the work of a Minnesota cartoonist, and the latest on a Russian plane crash.
Good Grief, It’s Charles Schulz Day!St. Paul is celebrating the life of Charles Schultz Tuesday with The Peanuts Fall Festival in downtown. The festival will celebrate the life of the comic strip creator as well as the upcoming release of "The Peanuts Movie."
Salmonella: Sentencing For Managers Who Helped Convict BossThey were star witnesses who helped convict their old boss, a former peanut executive who got the harshest sentence ever for a U.S. producer in a food-borne illness case. Now two ex-managers of a Georgia peanut plant at the center of a deadly salmonella outbreak face the prospect of going to prison themselves. Sammy Lightsey and Danny Kilgore were scheduled to return Thursday to U.S. District Court for sentencing by the same judge who sent their ex-employer, former Peanut Corporation of American owner Stewart Parnell, to prison for 28 years.
Life Sentence Urged In Peanut Salmonella CaseFederal court officers have recommended a sentence of life in prison for a peanut company executive convicted of selling salmonella-tainted food, a move that attorneys on both sides called "unprecedented" for a food-poisoning case. The potential life sentence for former Peanut Corporation of America owner Stewart Parnell was disclosed by prosecutors in a court filing Wednesday.
St. Paul-Based Baking Company Announces Bagel RecallA St. Paul-based baked goods company is warning consumers some of its bagels could have been contaminated with nut products due to a mistake by the ingredient supplier.
Pepperidge Farm Recalls 46,000 Bagel Due To Allergy RiskPepperidge Farm is recalling about 46,000 packages of bagels because they may contain peanuts or almonds that could set off a serious allergic reaction. The company said Friday that no illnesses have been reported. It was alerted to the problem by a bakery that makes the bagels.
Tarrier Foods Recalls Chopped Candy Lacking Peanut WarningTarrier Foods is recalling more than 300 cases of its Chopped Twix candy topping because the Ohio company says the ingredient statement on the packaging didn't show that it may contain peanuts and eggs.
Travel Snack Ideas For The Whole FamilyBringing along snacks for a family trip is a great way reduce food expenses during the trip, in addition to providing better nutritional value than the ever-present fast food restaurants. Here are a few travel snack ideas for the entire family.
64 Years Ago, MN Native Charles Schulz Debuts 'Peanuts'Happy Birthday, Charlie Brown, er, "Peanuts" gang! Yes, the iconic comic strip, "Peanuts," created by Charles Schulz, debuted on this day, 64 years ago.
Guilty Verdict In Peanut Trial Should Send Warning Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare.

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