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Tales of a Complicated Road

Tales of the Road: Highway 61 is a rollicking journey along the east coast of Minnesota. Filled with curiosities and old photos, the show...

Made in St. Paul: Stories from the Ford Plant (Full Episode)

  Built in 1925, the Twin Cities Ford Plant was famous for its classical architecture, on-site hydropower and glass manufacturing. Get the inside story about...

6 Facts About Saint Paul’s Historic Ford Plant

Pioneer of American car manufacturing. Inventor of the assembly line. One of the world's first "green industrialists." While Henry Ford may not have invented...

Gene’s American Dream: Journalism & Justice

Mary Lahammer is a longtime political reporter for Twin Cities PBS. She followed in her father’s footsteps at the Minnesota State Capitol, where he...

Tales of the Road (Full Episode)

Take a scenic, historic 440-mile trip down iconic Highway 61 with host Cathy Wurzer and revisit the early days of automobile travel along the way....

When Gorbachev Visited Minnesota

  The year is 1990. Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev visits Minnesota. His trip to "flyover country" is a global news headline, and a huge PR...

Gene’s American Dream: College & Contentment

Mary Lahammer is a longtime political reporter for Twin Cities PBS. She followed in her father’s footsteps at the Minnesota State Capitol, where he...

A Pop Culture Time Machine: Downtown Minneapolis, Circa 1981

"The avenue has it’s own geography: Down by 4th St., near the Sun Disco and the Gay 90’s, the avenue belongs to the gays....

Gene’s American Dream: Top-Secret Military Service

Mary Lahammer is a longtime political reporter for Twin Cities PBS. She followed in her father’s footsteps at the Minnesota State Capitol, where he...

One Last Look at the Sears Wish Book

  When Sears filed for bankruptcy and announced it would begin to close stores across the country, the news spurred a bittersweet rush of reverie...