C) Floyd B. Olson belonged to the Farmer-Labor party when elected in 1930. He is consistently considered one of the greatest governors in Minnesota history and one of the most influential American politicians of his era.
Minnesota to offer free school meals to 90,000 extra students
Gov. Tim Walz, who is facing re-election in November, announced the measure on Monday.
Minneapolis man dies from injuries days after motorcycle pileup
The 69-year-old died after four days at Regions Hospital.
Police: 15-year-old missing from home north of Twin Cities
Authorities say he may be headed to the metro.
5,760 cases of Capri-Sun recalled as they might contain cleaning fluid
"The taste of fun" isn't that fun currently...
25-year-old Hopkins man drowns after falling off boat
The man reportedly fell from the boat while fishing with friends.
New report details hate crimes in Minnesota last year
Hate crimes in Minnesota rose in 2021.
Low cancels Europe shows due to Mimi Parker's cancer treatment
The Duluth band says the decision follows 'recent changes' in Parker's treatment.
Twin Cities LA Fitness closed after fire Monday morning
The gym will remain closed for the day.
State contacts over 100 landowners in Rush Creek fish kill investigation
The deaths of the fish remain unexplained.
Wisconsin man admits to 1992 revenge killings 15 years after boyhood tragedy
The 52-year-old man is in custody 30 years after the 1992 double murder.
MN History Quiz: Which Minn. governor was the target of an alleged kidnapping?
On Nov. 13, 1970, police arrest a man on charges of conspiracy to kidnap Minnesota's governor and a member of the St. Paul city council. Who were the targets? A) Rudy Perpich and Ron Maddox. B) Al Quie and Dave Thune. C) Harold LeVander and Rosalie Butler. For the answer, click on the headline above...
Where was the first baseball game played in Minnesota?
On this day in 1857, the first organized baseball game was played in the state of Minnesota. Where did they "Play ball!"? Was it: A) New Ulm B) Hibbing C) Nininger For the answer, click on the headline above...
MN History Quiz: Who was the first pro football player?
On Nov. 12, 1892, this Minneapolis-born athlete becomes the first person to sign a professional football contract. Who was he? 1) Jim W. Thorpe 2) Barney W. Rubble 3) William W. Heffelfinger For the answer, click on the headline above...
Who was the first woman to win a men's professional baseball game?
On July 24, 1998, this player became the first woman to win a men's professional baseball game, pitching for the Duluth-Superior Dukes. Who was it? A) Alta Weiss B) Ila Borders C) Eri Yoshida For the answer, click on the headline above....
Who won the first running of Grandma's Marathon?
On June 25, 1977, a road race transformed Duluth with the first running of Grandma's Marathon. Who was the first person across the finish line from Two Harbors to Canal Park? Was it: A) Dick Beardsley B) Doug Kurtis C) Garry Bjorklund For the answer, click on the headline above.
Which Hollywood superstar was the celebrity guest of the first Aquatennial in 1940?
On July 20, 1940, Minneapolis hosted its first Aquatennial celebration. As part of the hoopla, which celebrity made a visit to the Land of 10,000 Lakes? A) Judy Garland B) Gene Autry C) Mickey Rooney For the answer, click on the headline above...
Who was the first Twin to homer twice in the same inning?
On Aug. 23, 2009,Twins history was made when this player became the first in a Minnesota uniform to hit two home runs in one inning. Was it: A) Brendan Harris B) Michael Cuddyer C) Justin Morneau For the answer, click on the headline above...
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