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Best Fourth Of July Events In Minnesota

We tend to celebrate Independence Day with more zest and gusto than any other holiday. Here are five particularly unique events going down in Minnesota this year.

06/27/2015

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Best Labor Day Celebrations In Minnesota

Catch a unique historical and cultural event in Minnesota to celebrate Labor Day in a meaningful manner.

08/19/2013

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Saturday Marks 150th Anniversary Of US-Dakota War

Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of the outbreak of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 in southwestern Minnesota.

08/16/2012

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Best Historical Sites In Minnesota

Got a hankering to see a bit of history in the great state of Minnesota, but not sure where to go? Check out some of these popular destinations for a few historical highlights.

06/18/2012

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Historical Society Announces Jobs Cuts; Fee Increases

The Minnesota Historical Society announced plans to accommodate a $1.6 million cut in state government funding for annual operations of its programs.

08/24/2011

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Fort Snelling To Be A Village?

There may soon be new signs near the airport indicating the “Village of Fort Snelling.”

06/06/2011

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Wander Minnesota: The Start of Summer

It may not feel like it, but with Memorial Day this weekend, summer is (un)officially here. Time to think about getting back outdoors after a lengthy winter and draggy spring. But where to go?

05/26/2011

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Best Family Activities Near Target Field

Target Field is truly a gem for downtown Minneapolis, especially for families looking for a great day of family fun. While the ballpark may be what lures families to the area, it also makes for a good excuse to check out other all-age activities while you’re in the area.

CBS Minnesota–11/29/2010