Best Family Activities In Minnesota To Do Before The Summer EndsGet out and enjoy these five family-friendly activities before the summer is over.
Notorious St. Paul Gangster Kidnapping Turns 80Friday marked a very interesting day in Minnesota history. On Jan. 17, 1934, the heir to the Schmidt Brewery fortune was kidnapped by the Barker-Karpis gang in St. Paul. Ed Bremer was held by the gang for 10 days, before his family paid a $200,000 ransom. When it came to crime eight decades ago, author Paul Maccabee says criminals had everything they needed right here in Minnesota's capital city.