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"If she did kill him," the St. Peter Times reported, "she simply put out of existence a notorious thief, for doing which she is entitled to the thanks of all mankind."
Four surviving kids from family wound up raising 26 children, and their family tree now includes more than 1,000 descendants.
Unlike many family histories that simply string together events, Daryl Lawrence weaves in a second layer of research to place Effie Schwartz and her mother, Annie Wendell, in the context of their times.
The house built by Dr. Albert Clark Wedge went on the National Register of Historical Places in 1986.
Fruit orchard manager was active in the women's suffrage movement.
Injuries from the intense twister prompted Franciscan nuns to lobby for a hospital.
A 7-year-old's ghastly discovery one chilly August morning prompted a long search for the truth.
An adventure-loving former sailor and his wife settled far from the sea in Minnesota Territory.
Wheelock Whitney's work with Branch Rickey helped set the stage for major league baseball to expand to Minnesota in 1961.
Mary McGowan "was the real hero," her grandson says.