The auto-related regionalism is unique to Minnesota and some nearby states.
The Star Tribune's Eric Roper and Ash Miller discuss the unique history of the John H. Stevens House on the Curious Minnesota podcast.
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Minnesota's window industry is one of the most productive in the U.S.
Minnesota was a world leader in lumber production until the state's abundant white pine forests were largely erased.
The Curious Minnesota podcast discusses the reasons that Norwegian and Swedish immigrants left their home countries for Minnesota starting in the mid-1800s.
Neighbors near the Mississippi River have been searching for the cause of these "house-shakingly loud" noises for decades.
Critics said the 1880s proposal to create the park-focused government amounted to "cunning trickery."
The Star Tribune's Kevin Duchschere discusses the Minnesota native's controversial statements and actions preceding America's involvement in World War II.
The storied, 172-year-old structure in Minnehaha Park is in need of exterior repairs.
The region has earned a reputation as one of the nation's premier regional theater hubs.
The Star Tribune's Kevin Duchschere discusses the First Minnesota regiment's heroism and legacy on the Curious Minnesota podcast.
Minnesota didn't have just one trailblazing woman at the State Capitol. It had four.
Those large numbers convey a lot of information about the geography of greater Minnesota.
The Curious Minnesota podcast explores the 1920s silent film "Free Air," based on a book by Minnesota native Sinclair Lewis.
Recycling facilities must find a home for the glass, plastic, paper and other recyclable material we toss.
The Minnesota native drew controversy for his remarks and actions preceding America's intervention in World War II.
The charred remains have been sitting vacant for more than a year, leaving many concerned about safety.
The Curious Minnesota podcast delves into the island's transformation from a 19th Century industrial hub.
Fierce competition among teams in the 1800s helped fuel the transition to paid players. Growing competitiveness, race-based exclusion and cheating scandals marked baseball's earliest days in Minnesota.
No state in the country has more residents of Swedish and Norwegian ancestry.
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.