B) Singing cowboy Gene Autry was one of the honored celebrity guests at the first Aquatennial. During his visit, he performed his popular radio show "Melody Ranch" at the WCCO radio studios in downtown Minneapolis.
NHL announces make-up dates for Wild postponements
The Wild will play 40 games in the final 77 days of the regular season.
Group says Mayo should be 'severely punished' over research puppy's death
The puppy died two days after undergoing a procedure at a Mayo research facility.
Charges: Man kidnapped woman, sexually assaulted her at gunpoint
The suspect faces three separate felony charges.
St. Cloud 'Boogaloo Boi' who discussed attack on MN Capitol gets 2 years
He was charged with illegally possessing a machine gun.
High school basketball team returns from game to find bus driver dead
Members of the girls team returned to the bus to find the driver unresponsive.
Minnesota AG sues COVID testing site, alleging it sent false results
Sometimes the company didn't send people their results at all, the lawsuit alleges.
UnitedHealth Group says it made $287B last year, $24B of it profit
The corporation's Optum business represented a significant chunk of that total.
Friend arrives at couple's home, stabs one of them after being asked to leave
The couple say their friend was "not acting right."
Walz's $2.7B infrastructure plan includes $940M for climate projects
Projects will help Minnesota prevent or adapt to climate change and mitigate its impacts, the governor says.
Which Hollywood pinup girl was born in Bemidji on this day in 1921?
In today's Minnesota's History Quiz, one of Hollywood's brightest stars was born in Bemidji 91 years ago today. Who was she? A) Jane Russell B) Raquel Welch C) Greta Garbo For the answer click on the headline above.
Which Archbishop built St. Paul's Cathedral?
On Sept. 27, 1888, this Catholic Bishop would be named St. Paul's first Archbishop, and in the years ahead would oversee the building of a city landmark. Was it: A) Bishop Joseph Cretin B) Bishop John Ireland C) Bishop John Roach For the answer, click on the headline above...
Which famous Minnesota brewer was kidnapped on this day in 1933?
On June 15, 1933, a famous Minnesota brewer was abducted in St. Paul and held for a $100,000 ransom. Who was he? A) Jacob Schmidt B) William Hamm Jr. C) August Schell For the answer, click on the headline above.
Which Prince movie was the sequel to 'Purple Rain'?
Ready to feel old? On July 27, 1984, Prince's "Purple Rain" opened across America. But it wasn't Mr. Nelson's only venture to the silver screen. Which Prince movie was the sequel to that storyline? Was it: A) Under The Cherry Moon B) Graffiti Bridge C) Little Red Corvette For the answer, click on the headline above...
Which is the highest-grossing Coen Brothers movie?
On Sept. 21, 1957, Ethan Coen was born in Minneapolis. Along with brother Joel, the duo would become among the most celebrated producers/directors in movie history. Of their three most-popular films, which has made the most at the U.S. box office? A) Fargo B) No Country For Old Men C) True Grit For the answer, click on the headline above...
Which Minnesotan was the first person to walk around the world?
On June 20, 1970, a pair of Waseca brothers began their journey to walk around the world. Only one would make it. Who were they, and how did their adventure turn tragic? For the answer, click 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...
Which Twin hit a grand slam in Game 1 of the 1987 World Series?
On Oct. 17, 1987, this Twin would cap a seven-run fourth inning with a grand slam at the Metrodome in Game 1 of the World Series against St. Louis. Who had the big blast? A) Kent Hrbek B) Gary Gaetti C) Dan Gladden For the answer, click on the headline above...
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