Reporter | Minnesota History

Remembering a Minnesota soldier killed in a Nazi massacre nearly 80 years ago

A family in Madelia, Minn., endured many tragedies.

'Seemingly forgotten' Black athlete and coach saw sports as tool for advancement

William O'Shields touched countless lives in Rochester, St. Paul and at HBCUs.

Eden Prairie's ancient Red Rock returned to Dakota hands

The red boulder, long a touchstone to the Dakota, was moved last year to the Lower Sioux Indian Community.

Swashbuckling WWI correspondent launched his reporting career in Minneapolis

Floyd Gibbons was fired from the Minneapolis Daily News for showing up late to work and lost the police beat at the Minneapolis Tribune after he slept through a major downtown fire.

New book details 'Outdoor Museum' of New Ulm's symbolism-laced cemeteries

History buff shares stories of tree stump markers and white bronze markers in New Ulm's City, Catholic and Lutheran cemeteries.

New questions arise in two Minnesota men's 1889 hanging

The case sparked a push to reform capital punishment in Minnesota.

All of tiny Funkley, Minn., traveled to the Big Apple and the nation's Capital 70 years ago

The junket for residents launched a nationwide drive to collect bedsheets for dressings for cancer patients.

Mantorville's Hubbell House restaurant goes way back to Minnesota's territorial days

1854 restaurant has hosted presidents, baseball stars and entertainers.

Diaries through four decades tell story of Japanese immigrant family in Minneapolis

The collection offers "great insight," says a University of Minnesota archivist.

Ham Lake teen explores story of New Ulm sailor killed in World War II

Gavin Klabechek is among 16 students selected nationally to research "Silent Heroes" from WWII. He picked Robert Ervin Kaping.