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.
The Jefferson was a north-south counterpart of the well-known Lincoln Memorial Highway, a transcontinental route that extended from Times Square in New York City to San Francisco.
The agency was established by the U.S. government to administer obligations under the 1851 treaties of Traverse des Sioux and Mendota.
Interest in opera performance thrived in the Twin Cities in the 1950s due to yearly touring productions performed by the Metropolitan Opera of New York.
The demonstration, which lasted twenty-four hours, was the culmination of events sparked by the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968.
The suit — State of Minnesota et al. v. Philip Morris et al. — ended the companies’ chain of legal victories and turned the tide in anti-tobacco efforts throughout the nation.
Lumber baron T.B. Walker’s obsession with art began during a trip to New York to furnish his Minneapolis home.
The church was designed by Chicago architect Francis Barry Byrne.