The Minnesota Roots Of Iconic Video Game ‘Oregon Trail’Children of the 70s and 80s will never forget the iconic educational video game “Oregon Trail” – which shaped many school kids across the country. But did you know the game got its start in Minnesota?
'You Can Tell There Is A Soul In It': Kevin Fitzke Builds Vintage Wooden Race Boats From ScratchMinnesotans have enjoyed getting out on the lakes for decades -- and a St. Paul man is looking to bring back that vintage-boat feel.
Finding Minnesota: Stories From Armenian Genocide At Museum Of Russian ArtToday, about 1,000 people of Armenian descent live in the Twin Cities. They are all descendants of genocide survivors who made it through death marches and slavery.
Baking A Difference: Teen Gives Back With 'Cakes For A Cure'Chocolate, vanilla, red velvet and marble -- you name it, and Mary Margaret Mellen can make it, but it's the 14-year-old's willingness to give back that really takes the cake.
St. Paul Library Aims To Preserve Heritage For Minnesota's Hmong PopulationAt the Hmong Archives, more than 200,000 items detail a captivating history.
Finding Minnesota: Meet The 2 Women Mending Lamps In BloomingtonFixing broken lamps is a skill that's become increasingly rare over the years, but two Twin Cities ladies aren't just keeping the trade alive, they're doing their best just to keep up with customer demands.
Finding Minnesota: The Minnesota Museum of American Pattern GlassJohn Lauritsen takes us to a unique museum, and introduces us to a collector who believes his glass collection is always half full.
Finding Minnesota: Behind The Scenes Of BrickmaniaWhen he was 4 years old, Dan Siskind never imagined that a bunch of Lego parts and Lego men would ever become more than just a childhood pastime.
Frontenac Village: A Minnesota Town That Hasn’t Changed Much In 160 YearsAs cities get bigger and towns get smaller, one Minnesota village remains the same.
Logging Camp Takes Minnesotans Back In Time 118 YearsIn this week's Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen traveled to the Forest History Center in Grand Rapids, where he learned that hard work from the past is now fueling the future.
Nearly 70 Years Old, World's Largest Ball Of Twine Still Reels 'Em In"Weird Al" Yankovic wrote a song about the ball, which the mayor says really helped bring twine ball awareness to the rest of the world.
89-Year-Old Clock Maker Has A Lot Of Time On His HandsDuring his working days, Bill ran a greenhouse and painted houses. He got the idea to start building clocks when he and his wife attended a craft show. He made his first in 2001. Now, like clockwork, he'll build a half-dozen or so every year.
Lyle Lambrecht Channels Lifelong Love Of Baseball To Craft Personalized Wooden BatsDespite being known for his pitching skills, Lyle Lambrecht now spends his days surrounded by bats. They hang like wooden stalactites from the ceiling of his New Prague shop.
Finding Minnesota: Christian Dalbec Captures Lake's-Eye View Of SuperiorA Two Harbors man is taking Lake Superior photography to a whole new level.
'It's Never Done': Railroad Club In Coon Rapids Creates Expansive Model Train Sets Of Real Tracks, CitiesModel train sets have been around since the 1840s and have stood the test of time, but chances are you haven't seen a set like the one in Coon Rapids. It covers 5,000 square feet and connects 12 cities.