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Minnesota Blog Cabin features the best work by bloggers from around Minnesota. Every weekday Tom Nehil surveys hundreds of Minnesota's best blogs looking for the best of the best. Want your blog considered for Minnesota Blog Cabin? Sign up today.

‘Words were powerless’: A Minnesota newspaper’s response to the Lincoln assassination

A Prairie Populist

Lincoln has a special importance in the history of Minnesota not only because of his political legacy but also the fact that 1860 was the first presidential election the state could vote in.