B) "Main Street" was set in Gopher Prairie, a town modeled on Sauke Centre, Minn., Lewis' birthplace. For "Main Street" and novels such as "Arrowhead," Lewis, in 1930, would become the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Alabama replaces Toby Keith as headliner at MN music festival
The Lakefront Music Festival is set to take place in Prior Lake on July 8-9.
2-year-old who died in Maple Grove crash identified
The crash happened last Thursday on County Road 81 in Maple Grove.
Shooting inside Oakdale movie theater: Suspect on the run
A 23-year-old was shot while inside theater 17 around 10 p.m.
Movie filming brings memorable day for MN teen with leukemia
Ayotzin Limon-Millard was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia last year.
Police trying to ID 'Playboy bandit' and 'no-pants raider' suspect
Police are calling the unidentified man "the Playboy bandit" and the "no-pants raider."
Twin Cities under severe thunderstorm watch Tuesday afternoon
Large hail and damaging winds are the main threats.
Famous Dave's family brings new BBQ biz to the south metro
The newest Twin Cities location is the first to offer wine slushies on the menu.
Large hail possible with strong storms in eastern MN, WI
Watch the forecast update with meteorologist Sven Sundgaard.
WI governor vows to protect anyone charged with abortion crimes
“You think it’s bad now? The four Republicans that are going after me, one of them we’re going to beat, they are going to make it worse," Evers said.
SHELBY SHARES: Sauk Centre celebrates native son Sinclair Lewis
You may know Sinclair Lewis was born in Minnesota, and that he was the first American awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. But you probably don't know the Lewis secret that inspired what is now an annual writers conference in Sauk Centre.
What world-famous composer was inspired by Minnehaha Falls?
On this day in 1893, a world-famous composer visited Minnehaha Falls, and so inspired by what he saw, wrote a melody on his shirt sleeve. Who was he? A) Antonin Dvorak B) Richard Wagner C) Robert Zimmerman For the answer, click on the headline above...
What French slogan is included on Minnesota's state seal?
On this day in 1858, Minnesota adopts the state seal. Which French phrase is included in the design? A) L'Etelle du Luth B) L'Etoile du Nord C) Nord du Vikin For the answer, click on the headline above...
MN History Quiz: Who was the first third-party Minnesota governor?
Was it: A) Jesse Ventura B) Harold Stassen C) Floyd B. Olson For the answer click on the headline above...
What were the first pair of functioning water skis made from?
The inventor of the modern water ski passed away on this day in 1977. His name was Ralph Samuelson, and in 1922 he made his first successful ride on Lake Pepin in Lake City, Minn. What did Ralph use? A) Pine boards. B) Barrel staves. C) Sheet metal. For the answer, click on the headline above...
What Twin Cities newsroom wowed viewers with its coverage of the 1986 Spring Lake Park tornado?
On this day in 1986, a Twin Cities television station is in the right place at the right time and delivers stunning live images of a tornado in Spring Lake Park. Which station? A) KARE B) KSTP C) WCCO D) KMSP For the answer, click on the headline above...
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