Transformers inspired a family to hunt for a mechanical mammoth. Here's what we found.
The Curious Minnesota podcast discusses the history of the state's window giants, Marvin and Andersen Windows & Doors.
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Gray squirrels were once a rare breed mostly found in forests. Now they are abundant in the city's parks.
The Curious Minnesota podcast discusses why the cement-based siding became especially popular in this region.
The plant in Arden Hills produced billions of bullets in the 1940s. Now it is one of the region's prime development sites.
Weather watchers are observing notable wind trends, though other factors could be boosting the numbers.
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The Curious Minnesota podcast discusses the Minnesota companies that built some of the fastest computers in the world.
Samuel Pandolfo planned to disrupt the automobile industry with a new type of car. Then he went to prison.
Minnesota's landscape has been transformed much more than its neighbors, even those once covered by glaciers.
The Curious Minnesota podcast discusses why Minnesota has more residents of Finnish ancestry than any other state.
The state is grappling with one of the worst workforce shortages in the country.
The "fantasyland" proposal for the former Met Stadium site almost didn't materialize.
The Curious Minnesota podcast delves into the contentious 1990 gubernatorial campaign.
Control Data, Univac and Cray Research designed some of the world's fastest computers. But their success didn't last.
In a region known for its flat topography, one area diverges from the norm.
The state's plentiful corn harvest is destined for much more than grocery stores and summer barbecues.
Religion and rebels feature prominently in the tale, which begins at Fort Snelling.
The Curious Minnesota podcast discusses the 3.5 billion-year-old history of Minnesota's most ancient artifact.
The Curious Minnesota podcast discusses the 17th century Catholic priest whose name is prevalent in the Twin Cities.
The claim was popular in Duluth's industrial heyday and is still dished to visitors today.
Minnesota boasts more residents of Finnish ancestry than any other state. The story of how Finns arrived here is distinct from Swedes and Norwegians in several ways.