No state in the country has more residents of Swedish and Norwegian ancestry.
Reporter Jenny Berg joins the Curious Minnesota podcast to share the tale behind St. Cloud's moniker.
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Students at a northern Minnesota elementary school received a civics lesson they'll never forget.
Regularly replacing license plates is a hassle for drivers that dates back more than three decades.
Reporter Mike Hughlett joins the Curious Minnesota podcast to discuss where Minnesota's electricity originates, and how it gets to homes.
The U.S. Supreme Court case that laid the groundwork for the Civil War traces its roots to the frontier area that became Minnesota.
Minnesota has ranked among the top 10 in women's workforce participation for many years.
The Curious Minnesota podcast delves into the accent's origins and what defines this uniquely Minnesotan way of speaking.
Several past attempts to allow citizen initiatives in Minnesota have failed at the ballot box.
The region's "love for stucco" is unique in the Midwest.
The Curious Minnesota podcast explores an unusual historical agreement between criminals and St. Paul police.
From snowmobiles to Scotch tape, companies ship an eclectic mix of locally made products to other countries.
One of the largest pipe organs ever produced in the U.S. fell silent when the Minneapolis Auditorium was demolished in the 1980s.
The Curious Minnesota podcast explores how Minneapolis became a flour milling capital and why it didn't last.
For nearly a century, soldiers have prepared for war at a sprawling facility in central Minnesota.
A rare intersection of North America's continental divides on the Iron Range has a big impact on the flow of water in the region.
The Curious Minnesota podcast talks with reporter Katy Read about listeners' favorite questions from the State Fair.
St. Louis County Depot upends tenant base; will Duluth Art Institute, historical society get kicked out?
Americans consume sugar from beets every day, whether they realize it or not. And Minnesota farmers produce a lot of it.
The western suburb is famously associated with Minnesota's Jewish population, which built a sizable community there in the latter half of the 20th century.
Electric cars and truck owners don't pay gas taxes but do contribute to road upkeep in other ways. Some think the state's policies need to change.
The area's history as a hub of industry and recreation led to unique protections and management for the Boundary Waters — and a national park next door.
The Curious Minnesota podcast talks with Jana Hollingsworth about the tragic fires of 1894 and 1918.