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Discover How One Family Coped with a History of Mental Illness

  Video by Daniel Bergin, words penned by Jon Van Amber One of the definitions of courage is strength in the face of pain or grief....

30-Second Minnesota: The Scoop on the Stone Arch Bridge

  Who built the only stone-arch bridge to cross the entire Mississippi? Hint - he was one of the wealthiest Americans of his time. Discover more...
Black and white drawing of a city and river

Explore Hidden History at Doors Open Minneapolis

During Doors Open Minneapolis, May 18–19, learn more about the history of Minneapolis at the Mill City Museum with highlights from TPT – Twin...

The Challenging History of Historic Dakota Place Names

    Recently the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled that state law wasn't followed when the name of Lake Calhoun was changed back to its historic...

Hugo Man Still Making a Difference at 100

  The Hugo Feed Mill in Hugo, Minn., has been in General Manager Steve Marier's family since 1923. Fewer and fewer businesses in Minnesota today...

30-Second Minnesota: Rondo Neighborhood

What urban neighborhood was demolished to make way for highway i-94? Hint: it's a community that's still remembered and celebrated every July. Discover more bite-sized...

What Are the Lessons of the Mohamed Noor Verdict?

  Former Ramsey County Attorney Susan Gaertner and Tyrone Terrill with the African American Leadership Council exchanged frank views about the role that race played...

30-Second Minnesota: First Black Legislator

  Who was the first African American elected to the Minnesota Legislature? The answer --and the era-- may surprise you. Discover more bite-sized state history stories...

Experience the First MayDay Parade and Festival in Powderhorn Park

  Bye-bye porn. Hello puppets Three decades ago, this message appeared on the marquee of the Avalon Theater on Lake Street in South Minneapolis. After a...

30-Second Minnesota: Hannah Kempfer, Our State’s First House Speaker

  Who was the first woman elected to the Minnesota legislature? Hint: It was actually FOUR women. Discover more bite-sized state history stories by checking out...