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Finding Minnesota: Hibbing High School Is A Work Of Art

Against a picture perfect autumn sky is a building in Hibbing equally as breath taking. It’s a place of learning and where history lessons are embedded in the walls.

12/04/2012

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Somber Ceremony To Honor Tragic Event In MN History

It was 150 years ago when about 1,700 Dakota women, children and elders were forced to march 150 miles to an internment camp at Fort Snelling State Park.

11/13/2012

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Finding Minnesota: The Birthplace Of Greyhound Buses

When you take a walk with Gene Nicolelli, you’d think he was a retired bus driver — not a former grocer.

10/16/2012

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Man Who Threw First No-Hitter In Twins History Has Died

The man who threw the first no-hitter in Minnesota Twins history has died.

09/19/2012

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2012 MN State Fair 2nd Best Attended In History

This year’s Minnesota State Fair total attendance numbers are out – and it was a close one.

09/04/2012

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Finding Minnesota: The History Of The Minn. State Fair

This is it — the week that the Minnesota State Fair gets started. The gates open Thursday morning.

08/19/2012

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Curiocity Interview: Bruce Hall Of ‘REO Speedwagon’

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.

07/08/2012

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

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 […]

06/13/2012

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Wander MN: Finnish History In Embarrass

You may think of Embarrass as the town that often posts the cold-weather records in the winter, but it has a unique slice of Minnesota history available for visitors to the area: the Finnish Homestead Tours .

06/05/2012

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Twins Blog: Memorial Day & Baseball

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.

05/28/2012

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Funny Steeler’s Fan-site Rips Throwback Uniforms

Aren’t Pittsburgh Steeler fans supposed to have a BLIND allegiance to their team?

04/18/2012

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The History Of Valentine’s Day

Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…

01/29/2012

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Remodeling Project Uncovers Historic Headlines

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.

11/04/2011

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ

08/22/2011

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Wander Minnesota: A Forest Full Of History

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.

07/29/2011

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