Some aprons were created for show. Others were created with advertisements on them. And even others to keep cooks clean while working.
A billboard in Long Lake, a suburb of Minneapolis, is as good as new after someone spray-painted clothing and the word “Brrr!” over a nude 16th-century Venus painting.
A ceremony is planned in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to mark the 35th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald.
There are buildings still standing in Minnesota that are 150 to 200 years old, but many towns in the northeastern part of the state don’t have buildings older than 92.