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The Donner Party
Did you learn this story in your American History class? My job as a substitute in Minneapolis puts me in all sorts of places to see and learn about the varied conditions within which the youth of Mi...
11/14/13 at 10:33 AM Education Is Bigger Than Schools 10/28/13 at 7:34 AM
Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man...
10/27/12 at 10:31 AM
Free History Center day for Dakota Indian celebration
The Minnesota History Center, near the state Capitol, will host a free-admission day Sept. 29 to honor Dakota Indians. The event will feature Dakota artwork, flute music, a drum and dance expo, a coo...
9/10/12 at 10:11 AM Minnesota history exhibit features dark episode 7/6/12 at 3:50 AM
Civil War's 150th anniversary noted at Minnesota Capitol 5/18/11 at 5:49 PM
Armistice Day storm - 70th anniversary
Wednesday, Nov. 10, was the 35th anniversary of the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald in a massive Lake Superior storm; today (Thursday, Nov. 11) is the 70th anniversary of the Armistice Day storm that s...
11/11/10 at 9:06 AM Halloween blizzard of 1991 10/31/10 at 11:02 PM
Major fall storm heading our way 10/24/10 at 11:55 PM
Sweet Potato Pie Has Deep Roots
My friend, Rose McGee, has a passion for life, a passion for people, and a passion for food, especially sweet potato pie. I met Rose several years ago when I first joined Women Who Really Cook, a Twi...
2/25/10 at 3:08 AM