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6 Things You Need to Know About the Opioid Epidemic

In January 2019, the National Safety Council announced - for the first time in history - that the odds of dying as a result...

30-Second Minnesota: From Stockyards Offices to Weddings

  What current wedding and event venue was once the center of South St. Paul's thriving stockyards business? Hint: It's on the National Register of...

7 Veterans Share What Veterans Day Means to Them

The Minnesota State Fair, with its glittering Midway lights, an endless legion of people and all the fried foods on a stick, also has...

Rural Minnesota Newspapers Face an Uncertain Future

  Employees at The Dodge County Independent were so concerned about the future of the small-town newspaper last April that they decided to take their...

Muslim Shero Ayan Omar Transforms Hate into Harmony

  Earlier this summer, The New York Times ran a story about the rise in anti-immigrant activism and violence in St. Cloud, Minn., a city...

Ever visited Petroglyphs Historic Site?

  The Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site sits on native prairie just a few hours' drive from the Twin Cities in southwestern Minnesota, near Comfrey. “We’re...

30-Second Minnesota: Cow Town Smells Like Money

  Why is the city of South St. Paul nicknamed "Cow Town?" Hint: It does, in fact, have everything to do with cows. Discover more bite-sized...

Explore a Brief History of First Avenue

First Avenue, the nightclub that put Minneapolis on the map, will soon be celebrating its 50th anniversary. At Twin Cities PBS, we're hard at...

Introducing 10 Inspiring MN Athletes You’ve Never Heard Of

Stare down the annals of Minnesota sports history and names like Garnett, Puckett and Whalen immediately spring to mind. But allow us to introduce you...

30-Second Minnesota: What MN Lift Bridge Carried Quite the Load?

  What historic Minnesota lift bridge once carried FAR more cars than ever intended? Hint: It crosses state boundaries. Discover more bite-sized state history stories by...