By 1960, one third of Minneapolis’ African Americans lived in Near North.
The team’s twenty-nine-year residency in the state produced two trips to the Stanley Cup finals.
In 1959, Minnesota received its first top ranking in turkey production in the U.S. with more than 13 million raised, a position it consistently holds. By 2016, annual production totaled 45 million birds raised by 450 growers on 600 farms.
By the end, the Red Lake County courthouse would be burned to the ground.
The Minnesota governor’s residence at 1006 Summit Avenue in St. Paul began as the home of the Horace Irvine family.
By the 1920s, dams and deforestation had so damaged the landscape that it could no longer support the tribe’s subsistence economy, and its members were forced onto their reservation at Nett Lake.
The common barberry is an introduced plant species that was once grown as a popular ornamental bush throughout the northern half of the US.
Hamm’s was brewed in Minnesota for well over a century.
In the summer of 1909, Oberholtzer had his so-called “3,000-mile summer.” His goal was to travel the major canoe routes of the Rainy Lake watershed.
By mid-1956, John’s Bar had lost its license, and 110 men and women had been convicted of violating the Mann Act.
Identified in the late 19th century, it took the depletion of natural iron ores in Minnesota for low-iron taconite to come to the fore.
The strike provided the opportunity for public acquisition of the company and dramatic service improvements.
Oliver mines were originally clustered on the eastern end of the Mesabi.
The park’s official creation dates from 1919, though no land was purchased until 1921. By 1926, despite few roads and minimal park facilities, 40,000 visitors came.
Federal drug agents had become curious about the unusual number of prescriptions for morphine and other narcotics that Heim issued from his 12 West Lake Street office.
Freeman also ordered the plant closed.
When Woolson enlisted in the Union Army as a private at Okaman on October 10, 1864, he was fourteen years old.
Minnesota’s snowmobile industry was born in January 1956, when a mechanic named David Johnson assembled a prototype of a snow-going vehicle in the garage of Polaris Industries, a small machine shop in Roseau.
John S. Campbell grew up in a milling family and often ate bland hot wheat cereal. He decided to make a new breakfast food with more flavor that was easier to prepare.
Martha Angle Dorsett pushed bills at the Legislature that opened up legal practice to all women.