This is it — the week that the Minnesota State Fair gets started. The gates open Thursday morning.
Bruce Hall, the bassist for mega-rock band REO Speedwagon, took some time to chat with us about the band’s history, life on the road and about their upcoming show at Mystic Lake Casino.
These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]
Memorial Day is the traditional “quarter pole” in the Major League Baseball season. It marks the point where the sorting out of contenders from pretenders truly begins.
Aren’t Pittsburgh Steeler fans supposed to have a BLIND allegiance to their team?
Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…
From the outside, the brick building on west 40th Street and Lyndale Avenue South in Minneapolis looks anything but a historic vault. However, when remodelers at Locus Architecture ripped open ceiling tiles, vintage headlines came pouring out.
Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ
The state shutdown has ended, and regardless of what you think of the outcome, at least all the fun places that were closed are now open again, including state parks and the Minnesota Historical Society properties, including this fun stop near Grand Rapids.
Gov. Mark Dayton made Minnesota history Sunday as he was the first Minnesota governor to walk in the Twin Cities Pride Parade.
Commemorate this Independence Day by reading a book written by a President of the United States. Our current and former Commanders in Chief have composed many memoirs, political and social writings and even works of […]
Father’s Day, the holiday set aside to celebrate dad, has been an institution for 101 years. But what is the evolution of Father’s Day? How did it become the holiday it is today? One Father’s Day historian offers his unique perspective on the third Sunday in June and after you read this, you too will be a Father’s Day expert.
In October of 2014, WCCO Radio celebrates it’s 90th year on the air. From the old Oak Grove Hotel to the present day studios on 2nd Avenue and 7th Street, WCCO has brought Minnesota and […]
Rohan Preston had quite a busy week. He talks about Deadly, Robin Hood, and the portion of The Great Game that he was able to catch during the week. He also talks about a reading […]
Saint Paul’s Lowertown district is gearing up for its annual music festival. Concrete and Grass producer Steve Heckler goes over this year’s lineup, which will play at Mears Park the weekend of September 9th-11th. The […]
It’s Independence Day, which means fireworks will be going off all over town. And while the city-run displays will get the most attention, many others will have the urge to shoot off their own fireworks. […]