It featured a group of 3-to-5-year-old characters, inspired by Charles Schulz’s childhood in the Twin Cities.
The Great Seal of Minnesota was created by men who tied their fortunes to the progress (as they defined it) and settlement of the state, often at the expense of Native Americans.
By far the largest and most established group of Latino Minnesotans is of Mexican heritage (70%). The next largest groups are from Puerto Rico (about 4.3%).
Following the war Quie and other local Norwegian Americans sought to establish a Christian secondary school and founded St. Olaf’s School in 1874.
Since statehood, Minnesota workers have joined together to improve and protect their livelihoods, rights, and voices in the workplace.
In the 21st century, nearly 1.8 million people attend the 12-day event every year, making it the second-largest state fair in the nation.
It killed dozens and injured hundreds, dropping people into cemeteries, scattering fish across the landscape, and plucking chickens bald.
As its name suggests, the purpose of the preventorium was to prevent disease — in this case, tuberculosis.
Founded in 1880, Gedney continues to grow one of the more successful pickle brands in the United States.
By 1940, its picturesque North Shore setting had made it one of the most visited lighthouses in the United States.
Efforts to preserve Lake Itasca led to contention with the lumber industry, public interests, and the politics that weaved between them.
The accident ranks among the most deadly on America’s inland waterways.
When the organizers of the 1893 World’s Columbian Exhibition in Chicago organized a contest for the best state flag, Minnesota’s Women’s Auxiliary Board of exhibition planners got to work.
The tourism industry flourished between World War I and 1930, when Minnesota developed its reputation as the Land of 10,000 Lakes and one of the nation’s premier summer vacation destinations.
It was 1970, and Hennepin County clerk Gerald R. Nelson rejected their application.
BOP is a nonprofit group that has supported Minnesota’s bisexual, pansexual, fluid, queer, and unlabeled (bi+) communities since 1999.
The group helped 90 gay Cuban men fleeing the regime of Fidel Castro find new homes in Minnesota in the summer of 1980.
Historically referred to as “male impersonation” or “female impersonation,” drag was a popular act in Minnesota theater reflecting the heyday of vaudeville nationally.
In 1917, he ran away from Carlisle Indian Industrial School in order to join the Navy and fight for the United States in World War I.
Buffington’s architectural office in Minneapolis employed more than thirty draftsmen, making it the largest in the region.