The apple is named after Charles Haralson, the first resident of the University of Minnesota's Fruit Breeding Farm. His namesake apple was introduced in 1922 -- a tart, long-keeping, winter variety. Haralson died on this day in 1941 at the age of 78.
Thursday performances of Runestone! canceled due to COVID cases
This weekend's performances are still going ahead, History Theatre says.
Storms cause grain bin to fall on car, killing one in central MN
The National Weather Service confirmed the death on Thursday evening.
Ferocious winds, possible tornadoes leave destruction in MN
Numerous reports of tornadoes and nearly 100 mph straight-line winds.
Canoe carrying 4 overturns near St. John's University
Of the four, only one was wearing a lifejacket when the boat capsized Wednesday.
MN's craft alcohol makers back new push to loosen state's liquor laws
The pushback includes loosening restrictions on growler sales for bigger craft breweries and a more direct line of spirit sales to customers.
Twin Cities placed in tornado watch ahead of intense line of storms
Photo above is a view from Marshall as the line of storms moved through Thursday evening.
Tornado watch in MN as intense line of storms blasts through
The tornado watch is in effect until midnight.
Rare 'particularly dangerous situation' weather watch issued in SW MN
The warning covers an area of Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Nebraska.
Dad and 2 children killed in western Wisconsin house fire
A devastating house fire happened early Thursday morning.
2 suspects involved in Brooklyn Park armed carjacking
The incident happened Wednesday night near a shopping center and Cub.
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...
Who was held responsible for Duluth's most celebrated crime on this day in 1977?
On June 27, 1977, heiress Elizabeth Congdon and her nurse are murdered at Glensheen mansion in Duluth. Whodunnit? 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....
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...
What weather phenomenon 'drained' the Mississippi?
On this day in 1939, a weather event in Minnesota allegedly "left the Mississippi River dry." What happened? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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.
When the Twins turned two triple plays in one game, who were the players involved?
On this day in 1990, the Twins became the first team in major league history to turn two triple plays in one game. Which three players were involved in the twin triple-killings? A) Mike Pagliarulo, Al Newman and Gene Larkin. B) Gary Gaetti, Greg Gagne and Gene Larkin. C) Gary Gaetti, Al Newman and Kent Hrbek. For the answer, click on the headline above...
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