Longtime U Of M Professor Hy Berman Dies At 90Hy Berman, a longtime University of Minnesota history professor, has died at the age of 90. Berman taught at the U of M for 43 years. He taught his last class in 2004 at the age of 79.
Finding Minnesota: Victory Memorial DriveEach year, we celebrate Veterans Day on the 11th day of the 11th month. And at precisely 11:11 in the morning that day, something special happens in a Minneapolis park.
Minneapolis Releases Archive Of Historic Images OnlineHistory buffs, pay attention! The City of Minneapolis is making hundreds of historic images and archives available for online viewing – with some pictures dating back to the 1800s.
1934 Teamsters Strike Memorialized In MinneapolisA memorial plaque commemorating the 1934 Teamsters Strike in Minneapolis was unveiled Saturday. Historians call that strike one of the watershed moments in the history of the American labor movement.
Top 5 Moments In US Women's Soccer Team HistoryWith excitement still burning over the U.S. women's soccer team victory over No. 1-ranked Germany Tuesday evening, we thought it'd be great to look back at some of the team's top moments in its (relatively young) history.
Historians Form Group Focused On Midwest HistoryA group of historians has formed an organization whose goal is to increase the study of the Midwest.
An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. HistoryThroughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
Podcast Page: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 7-22-14A busy Tuesday show....listen to some of the things you may have missed by clicking the link above.
Excellent Educator: Mounds Park Academy's Maureen ConwayFor some, like our Excellent Educator pick from just last week, teaching is a calling that starts early in life. Others hear the call a little bit later. This week's honoree took some time to explore the world before deciding to mold young minds.
Excellent Educator: Apple Valley High's Greg GamacheThis morning, the WCCO Morning Show is honoring another excellent educator in the metro who has gone above and beyond to make a difference in students' lives. Some teachers go to great lengths to connect with their students, and that's certainly the case for this week's educator.
Man Charged With 2nd-Degree Murder In Shooting DeathThe Hennepin County Attorney's Office has charged a 20-year-old man with second-degree murder, in connection with the shooting death of a Good Samaritan who was trying to help him. Devon Derrick Parker was charged Monday afternoon in the incident. And this isn't his first run-in with the law. Parker has several past felony assault charges against him. He was in court Monday for one this past September. In that case, he's accused of assaulting medical professionals and officers who were trying to get him to a hospital because he was too drunk to function.
15 Of The World's Oldest Bars (The Beer's Fresh, Though)Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars - most of which are older than America.