Zachary Taylor, president of the United States from 1849-50, was commander of Fort Snelling from May 24, 1828, to July 12, 1829. During that time, he wrote that the region was a "most miserable & uninteresting country" and an "out of the way part of the world."
Video: Plane with blown tire makes emergency landing at MSP Airport
An aviation enthusiast caught the moment on video.
St. Paul man charged in online 'sextortion' scheme targeting at least 500 girls
Yue Vang, 31, was charged in U.S. District Court Wednesday.
Emaciated Great Danes rescued after being found living in minivan
Great Dane Rescue of Minnesota and Wisconsin posted that two of the dogs are in "rough condition" and "barely hanging on."
2 years since George Floyd's killing, Biden signs exec order on policing
The signing comes on the second anniversary of Floyd's murder by police in south Minneapolis.
Mayo Clinic, CDC address concerns over monkeypox in the US
The CDC does not currently think there is a significant threat to the general public.
Charges: Man killed brother, left body in homemade camper for 7 months
James Robert Hess, 48, faces second-degree murder charges for the death of his 52-year-old brother, William Harold Hess Jr.
Minnesota forecast: Hot, humid and severe storm chances
Bring Me The News meteorologist Sven Sundgaard says right now the best chance for storms looks like Sunday/Sunday night.
Minnesota's biggest Thai festival to be hosted in front of State Capitol
The Thai New Year, or Songkran, is one of the most celebrated holidays in Thailand.
Reservation holders at Gavin Kaysen's new restaurant asked to rebook after mishap
Mara opens next month in the Four Seasons Hotel Minneapolis.
Man dies after being shot in the head in St. Cloud
Investigators believe the suspects fled the scene in a vehicle.
Uvalde school massacre: MN Democrats call for action, Republicans prayers
The tragedy in Texas has sparked different reactions from Minnesota's congressional delegation.
Which Minnesota city moved to secede from the union in 1977?
On July 13, 1977, a city in St. Louis County tried to break off from the United States over a paperwork argument. Which city? For the answer, click the headline above...
Zebulon Pike bought land for which Minnesota fort?
Lt. Zebulon M. Pike received orders on July 30, 1805 to seek the headwaters of the Mississippi River and to buy Indian land for a fort somewhere on the upper reaches of the river. Pike would not locate the source of the river, but he did purchase land for what would become what fort? A. Fort Greene B. Fort Le Sueur C. Fort Snelling 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 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.
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...
Which Minnesotan went on a world-famous hunger strike on this day in 1880?
Fasting as a way to purify your body? The idea was put to the test in a famous hunger strike by a Minneapolis doctor in New York on June 28, 1880. Who was he? 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...
Can you name the 'Dales' that once ringed the Twin Cities?
On Oct. 8, 1956, Southdale opened in Edina -- the first enclosed suburban mall in the United States. It was the first of four "Dales" to ring the Twin Cities. The others were: A) Rosedale, Tonkadale, Fairdale. B) Brookdale, Ridgedale, Rosedale. C) Moundsdale, Venturadale, Ridgedale. For the answer, click on the headline above...
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