I’ve often been a cheerleader for the Minnesota Historical Society, because I think the work they do in preserving Minnesota’s past, and developing programming to make it fun and interesting in the present, is stellar.
A new exhibit exploring Minnesota’s role in the Civil War opens Saturday in St. Paul.
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A part of history has been taken away in Isanti County. Fire destroyed the Historical Society building this morning and officials are investigating it as arson.
The Ramsey County judge overseeing state spending in the government shutdown has ordered continued funding for several Minnesota Historical Society operations and continued pension payments for former state executive officers but denied a request to fund insurance investigators at the Department of Commerce.