The controversial crop was at the center of a short-lived program during WWII.
The oldest Minnesotan, a supercentenarian, is also one of the oldest living people in the United States.
The expansive Twin Cities streetcar network once reached from Lake Minnetonka to Stillwater.
Host Eric Roper digs into the science and history behind the Mighty Mississippi's headwaters.
The origin countries of Minnesota's foreign-born population has changed significantly in the last three decades.
Just last year, Minnesota recorded its gloomiest January in 57 years, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.
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Although the lights can be seen any time of year, spring and fall, especially September and March, are the best chances to see the northern lights in Minnesota.
"The standard answer is, really, ice is never 100% safe," said a DNR recreation safety coordinator. And early- and late-season ice is the most unpredictable.
Minneapolis' two primary train stations met very different fates in the 1970s.
Minneapolis' two train stations met very different fates in the 1970s.
Due to our cold winters, MSP is one of the busiest airports in the country for de-icing operations. Delta uses more than 1 million gallons of fluid each season.
What do you wonder about the people, places and culture of Minnesota? Listen to our community-driven reporting project, which invites listeners to ask questions that our newsroom researches and answers.
In light of recent issues with police officer conduct, one reader wanted to know what kind of training law enforcement officers get in the state.
For part of the 20th century, Ford Motor Co. relied heavily on sand mined from beneath its plant in St. Paul to make windows for its cars.
The lower speed limit on the "35E Parkway" stems from a battle that began decades ago.
In the late 1800s, the population of Minneapolis was booming and city engineers sought to create alphabetical and numerical street grids that could be reliably navigated.
A reader wonders if it's really important to let your car warm up before driving in the cold. Also: Does it matter exactly how cold it is?
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Long before grizzlies were driven into the mountains, they thrived in the plains, with their brown fur blending in almost perfectly with tall prairie grasses,
Henry Ford chose the St. Paul site carefully. Minnesota was a central location, and the plant was sitting on a mine — not of gold, but of pure, white silica sand.
We visited Minneapolis' drinking water treatment facility to understand the complex process that makes river water safe to drink.
There were only five state jury trials in December, with COVID-19 protocols in place, but plenty of court hearings are happening, mostly remotely.
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