Reporter | Minnesota History

Deadly love triangle murder case captivated Minnesota in 1950

"The media circus surrounding the murder turned Laura Miller into a local celebrity," according to Brian Haines, executive director of the McLeod County Historical Society.

Deadly 1938 bus crash united former roommates — and future grandmothers — in grief

A bus carrying members of the Gustavus Adolphus College football team hit a truck in fog and snow near Belle Plaine.

Minnesota-bound Swedes were tricked into laboring in South after Civil War

A Lake Elmo woman discovered a little-known Civil War-era chapter while researching her husband's great-great-grandparents.

From derrieres to matchbooks, a successful 94-year-old Minneapolis developer looks back

Ray Harris, the driving force behind the Lake and Hennepin retail center formerly known as Calhoun Square; the site of Orchestra Hall; downtown housing, and even a dog park in Loring Park, is to be enshrined in the Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame.

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.