Former MPR host Gary Eichten narrates the tale of the origins of Minnesota’s most famous delicacy, with the help of MinnPost reporter Cyndy Brucato, former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch, GO96’s Barb Abney and more.
While you may know about the stellar ice palace from the very first St. Paul Winter Carnival in 1886, few recall that the tradition began one year earlier.
When consultants advise the Minnesota Orchestra to add familiar faces to boost ticket sales, principal trumpet Manny Laureano arranges a few auditions with mixed results.
This MinnRoast 2016 video (possibly) recreates the moment in 1945 when General Mills chose the name "Cheerios" for their legendary cereal.
Former MPR host Gary Eichten narrated a series of videos during MinnRoast 2016 entited "Weird Tales from Minnesota History," the first of which dealt with early MinnPost start-up attempts.