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Futurist Athelstan Spilhaus Led a Life Nearly As Curious as His...

Some people's lives seem like the strange-but-true stuff of science fiction dreams. Such is the case for one Athelstan Spilhaus. Athelstan, who, you wonder?...

Before It Was First Avenue, Photographer Mike Barich Shot the Depot

The club known as First Avenue has a winding history, and Twin Cities PBS offers up a deep dive on the venue known as...

Step Aboard a Bombardier in the Northwest Angle

  On remote Oak Island in the Northwest Angle of Minnesota, a yellow-painted Bombardier snow bus rumbles its way across portions of frozen Lake of...

Missing March Madness? Remember the Flying Dutchmen.

  'Are we really here?!'  That phrase sprang to mind when Dean Verdoes and his teammates stepped onto the floor of Williams Arena in March of...

Meet the Many Women Named Ruth Who Shaped Public Health in...

Once upon a time, four women named Ruth transformed public health at the University of Minnesota. That sounds flippant. But like so many stories about...

Muslim Shero Annie Qaiser Pioneers Her Own Skincare Line

  Annie Qaiser always dreamed of becoming an author. Growing up in Kansas City, Mo., as one of the few young women of color and an...

Bemidji Residents Grapple With Racial Reconciliation and Healing

  Story originally reported in May 2018 One Greater Minnesota reporter Kaomi Goetz looked into how Bemidji Truth and Reconciliation and others are trying to reconcile a historically...

Homelessness Is Growing In Greater Minnesota

  Story published: March 2020 More than 10,000 Minnesotans are homeless, a number that is a record-high for the state and a 10-percent increase since 2015....

Explore University of Minnesota History in ‘This Free North’

  FULL-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY Celebrating the University of Minnesota's 50th Anniversary of the African American Studies program, This Free North reflects on the people and events that...

People in Policy: Pahoua Hoffman Was Born in a ‘Secret Place’

  Meet the Minnesota thought leader who was born in 'the most secret place on earth.' About this segment: For several years, Almanac at the Capitol...