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How Two MN Outsider Artists Found Renown After Their Deaths

  Story published: February 2020 When Ronald Finwall died two years ago, his three adult children remembered him as a loving father, albeit eccentric and with...

The Historic Minnesota Love Letters Almost Lost to Time

  There’s an important Minnesota love story of the Victorian era that almost never saw the light of day. A collection of more than 100...

This Historic “It” Neighborhood Was Nearly Destroyed

  In many ways, Minnesota's pioneer history begins in the small enclave of Saint Paul's Irvine Park, a ring of 19th Century homes that bring...

Step Inside an Irvine Park Mansion Make-Over

  Irvine Park is a charming, quiet historic neighborhood that sits in the shadow of the Cathedral just west of busy downtown Saint Paul -...

Muslim Shero Nimo Omar Fights for Labor Rights

  Physical spaces hold the power to transform us. Consider a classroom, a masjid, an urban park or any other place that becomes the scene...

Rose McGee Believes in the Unifying Power of Sweet Potato...

  Rose McGee does not love to cook. It's a surprising admission from a woman who's come to be known by many as "The Pie...

Explore the Schmidt Brewery, a Castle of Lagers and Legacies

Many of us learn about U.S. history through the lenses of war and politics, but there are so many other ways to understand the...

Long Lost Episode 6: What Remains

Subscribe to Long Lost on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you listen to your podcasts.   In the final episode of Long Lost, host Jack...

Long Lost Episode 5: Patty Wetterling

Subscribe to Long Lost on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you listen to your podcasts.   How can we begin to understand the loss the...

What’s next for Sleepy Eye after a Del Monte plant closes?

  It was the Monday after the annual town highlight of Buttered Corn Days when residents of Sleepy Eye, Minn., heard the shocking news. The...