The Army Ordnance Department authorized construction of the Twin Cities Ordnance Plant (TCOP) in the spring of 1941.
In 1888, Dr. Gerhard Armauer Hansen, a Norwegian physician, arrived in St. Paul to study leprosy because of the high number of Norwegian immigrants in the state.
In the early 1900s, Americans braced themselves every October for pranks committed by not-so-innocent children.
The name “Aquatennial” was chosen by contest to highlight the abundance of lakes, rivers, and parks around Minneapolis.
While the technology used in the process has changed over the years, Ojibwe people continue to harvest maple sugar in the present day.
Deeply respected for many years as a founder of the state, Ramsey has become controversial for his role in removing the area’s Indigenous residents from their homelands.
The Hennepin County sheriff provided guards to the smugglers, while the Hennepin County attorney was on hand to head off any prosecution.
Coya Knutson was first elected in 1952 and won re-election once before a campaign by her political opponents — and backed by her husband — sunk her career.
Though founded as a nonsectarian college, Macalester has always held ties to the Presbyterian Church.
In spite of limited resources, John quickly made his mark on the county through his reputation for being firm yet fair in his work and genuinely concerned for the well-being of his constituents.
The storm damaged much of the town, and five people were killed.
She was president of the Minnesota Woman Suffrage Association when the nineteenth amendment was passed in 1919.
Graubünden, Switzerland-based immigration boards and societies, such as the Wolf Company, helped Romansh families choose Minnesota as a destination.
Members of the Socialist Workers Party and Teamsters union local 544 were accused of conspiracy to overthrow the government under the Alien Registration Act.
Indigenous people have used the eight-and-a-half-mile pathway that connects the Pigeon River with Lake Superior since at least the beginning of the first millennium CE.
Adams was an influential writer and a staunch Republican.
Beltrami County was one of the sixty-three Minnesota counties, out of a total of eighty-seven, that maintained a poor farm at some point in its history.
When the hospital opened its doors, it received two men from the Judge Probate of Otter Tail County. The next day, it received 80 more patients from the St. Peter hospital.
Despite its short and oft-forgotten existence, Connemara Patch was home to several generations of Irish working-class families and later immigrant groups.
When World War I broke out in 1914, Lindbergh vocally opposed United States involvement.