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Whoa, Nellie!

A new play about Nellie Stone Johnson, badass


Ten years ago, a place carrying Senator Paul Wellstone went down near Eveleth. His vision and passion live on, however, as does his memory.

Stroke of Fortune

How three Minnesotans helped propel the Yale rowing team—and the United States—to the gold medal at the 1924 Olympics in Paris.

Patriot Acts

A group of Vietnam War protestors remembers their draft-raiding days

Outlaws’ Resurrection

How the state’s most notorious bandits became celebrated ex-cons

Crime Capital

In the ’30s, St. Paul was the hideout of choice for America’s most infamous gangsters

Candy Bar Combat

How a candy maker found sweet success by inventing the Milky Way in Minnesota

Blocked Shot

How a basketball star lost points when he entered Minnesota politics.