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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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Dayton: First Governor To Walk In Mpls Pride Parade

Gov. Mark Dayton made Minnesota history Sunday as he was the first Minnesota governor to walk in the Twin Cities Pride Parade.

06/26/2011

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Top 10 Books Written By Our Presidents

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 […]

06/13/2011

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History of Father’s Day

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.

06/01/2011

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History of WCCO Radio

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 […]

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Center Stage – 10/3/10

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 […]

10/07/2010

Center Stage – 8/22/10

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 […]

08/23/2010

Steele Talkin' with Jearlyn Steele – 7/4/10

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.  […]

07/05/2010

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