Recent content from Curt Brown
The grasshopper plague devastated the state for four years, gobbling up a half-million acres of wheat, corn, oats and barley.
In some ways, her abduction was a story with a happy ending — but also one that left two nagging questions.
Bud Fowler played for more than a dozen minor league teams, ranging from Vermont to the New Mexico Territory.
"My family history was always out there, but didn't feel alive" until a cousin in Minneapolis sent a wedding photo of their great-grandparents, said Wayne Brezinka, whose art show runs through May 15
His family saved the bread he brought home from Germany —his first meal after being released from his captors — almost 80 years ago.
Benjamin Franklin Upton developed thousands of negatives in his custom-equipped, horse-drawn wagon.
Clara Mairs and Clement Haupers lived and traveled together from the 1920s until her death in 1963.
Kellogg Boulevard namesake was a renowned trust-busting lawyer, U.S. senator, Nobel Peace Prize winner and World Court judge.
Conscientious objectors to World War II volunteered for yearlong University of Minnesota study.
An Edina man's mother got the helmet from a boy who had a crush on her; they were among a crowd greeting the famous aviator in 1929.