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Left to right: U.S. House representative Andrew Volstead, who pushed through the act that outlawed alcoholic beverages in the United States; Surly owner and brewer Omar Ansari, who pushed through the law that allowed breweries to serve beer on-site

Minnesota’s Alcohol Laws: A Brief History

From the 100-year-old Volstead Act to arguments about 3.2 beer, here are six key moments
From left: Minnesota Historical Society's Rita Walaszek, Mattie Harper Decarlo, Ben Gessner, and Kate E. Beane

Native-Curated Exhibit Opens at Minnesota History Center

New exhibit "Our Home: Native Minnesota" explores the state's complex Indigenous history—and, for the history center, faces historic wrongs

Duffy: “Enriching” Design, Then and Now

Minneapolis design firm Duffy reflects on more than three decades of world-class work

Kräftskiva: Lots of Crayfish

The American Swedish Institute does this delicious tradition right

The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Traditional Powwow This Weekend

The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe welcomes the public to enjoy traditional dancing, drum ceremonies, and contests

New Ways to Explore 3 Classic MN Destinations

From Fort Snelling to the North Shore, check out this summer's technological updates to historic and wild Minnesota places

Calhoun, Mud Lake, and Pig’s Eye: A Brief History of Renaming Minnesota Places

Lake Calhoun is on its way to becoming Bde Maka Ska, but it's only the latest in the history of Minnesota place renamings, which includes N-word lakes, Pig's Eye, and a middle school almost named after Prince

Make Fall Bold With A Trip to Banning State Park

Take some of your beloved outdoor activities to the next level with a trip to Banning State Park.

'Suburbia' at the Minnesota History Center Explores the Exodus from the Cities

The many facets of American suburbia appear in the Center's new exhibit

A Look Back at Dayton’s Holiday Displays in Photos

Nostalgia for the Minnesota retailer’s holiday traditions.