On this day in 1951...


Gov. Jesse Ventura, formerly known as James Janos, was born in Minneapolis in 1951. We all know the story, right? Wrestler, mayor, governor, talk show host, and every now and then still in the news.

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On this day in 1967 ...

On July 19, 1967, Minneapolis experiences some of the unrest in African-American communities seen nationwide as rioting breaks out along Plymouth Avenue. How long did it last? For the answer click on the headline above.