C) On Aug. 16, 1884, The worst fire in Anoka's downtown area destroyed 86 buildings from the Rum River to Third Avenue.
19-year-old dies after stabbing in northern Minnesota
A 34-year-old man was arrested.
Three new Grandstand shows added for Minnesota State Fair 2022
The Beach Boys and Portugal. The Man are among several acts booked.
St. Louis County set to declare state of emergency ahead of peak flood levels
Volunteers are urgently needed for sandbagging efforts in a small community near Voyageurs National Park.
Brothers Bar & Grill closes in downtown Minneapolis
The Midwest chain closed its St. Cloud location in 2018.
Licensed physician Ken Jeong to do standup in MN this September
The licensed physician will take the stage at Treasure Island Resort and Casino on Sept. 30.
Osseo PD says officer did not pursue suspect who caused fatal crash
The crash happened in Brooklyn Park early Sunday morning.
Suspect arrested after 3 family members stabbed in Albert Lea
The three victims are related, according to police.
50,000 gallons of toilet wastewater leaks into Twin Cities lake
You may want to avoid this body of water.
Evidence that omicron strains BA.4 and BA.5 are in Minnesota
The European CDC has warned of a possible significant summer surge fueled by the omicron subvariants.
How many square blocks were destroyed in the great Minneapolis fire of 1893?
On Aug. 13, 1893, the biggest fire in Minneapolis history burns more than 150 buildings, leaving 1,500 people without shelter. How widespread was the fire? A) It burned 23-square blocks. B) It burned 43-square blocks. C) It burned 63-square blocks. For the answer, click on the headline above...
How many acres of land were destroyed in the July 4, 1999 windstorm in the BWCA?
On July 4, 1999, a monstrous windstorm devastates the BWCA. How many acres of land were destroyed? A) 175,000 acres B) 478,000 acres C) 824,000 acres For the answer, click on the headline above.
Which Minnesota cities were devastated by the great fire of 1918?
On Oct. 10, 1918, a fire along a well-traveled railroad line results in the deaths of 435 people and burns 38 communities. Which area was affected? A) Duluth to Hibbing. B) Minneapolis to Rochester. C) Stillwater to St. Paul. For the answer, click on the headline above...
How many major league catchers have won a league batting title?
On Oct. 1, 2006, Twins catcher Joe Mauer won the first of three American League batting titles. How may big league catchers have finished the year as the top hitter in their league? A) 2 B) 3 C) 4 For the answer, click on the headline above..
How did the builder of the Foshay Tower end up in Leavenworth?
On Aug. 31, 1929, Wilbur Foshay, dedicated his Foshay Tower in downtown Minneapolis. But the party didn't last long for this utilities king. It wouldn't be long before he'd end up in federal prison. What happened? A) He was convicted of a pyramid scheme. B) He was caught laundering money for a Norwegian mob. C) He was caught sneaking into the Fair once too often. For the answer, click on the headline above...
How many Beatles fans attended the 1965 Met Stadium concert?
Aug. 21, 1965. The Beatles play Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington. The stadium seats more than 40,000 for baseball. So how many fans came out for the Fab Four? A) 15,000 B) 25,000 C) 35,000 D) 45,000 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...
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