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Christmas at Glensheen Mansion

Glensheen Mansion reopening with 'Never Ending Christmas'

Museums can reopen under the state's new COVID rules.

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Photos: Rare drawdown of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis attracts hundreds

The river was about 12 feet lower than normal, exposing riverbeds and pieces of history.

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Canceled in 2020, effort underway to secure future of steamboat Minnehaha

The boat has been operating on Lake Minnetonka for 24 years.

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MNHS to consider a new name for Historic Fort Snelling

Any final decision would be up to the state legislature.

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Rare pictures of Prince to feature at Minnesota History Center

It will include the work of Prince's personal photographer.

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A new mystery at Glensheen, as diving bell is recovered beneath boathouse

It's the first time it's been fully viewable by the public.

Historic Fort Snelling

Minnesota Historical Society keeps its funding after Fort Snelling row

The society had been threatened with funding cuts after changing the Fort Snelling sign.

Byron Buxton, Jose Berrios, Eddie Rosario

This year's Twins one of the fastest to 30 wins in team history

It's been nearly two decades since a Twins team started this hot.

Way Over Our Heads podcast: 1965 Twin Cities tornado outbreak

The weather disaster caused 13 deaths and nearly 700 injuries.

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Will Vikings wear throwback Duluth Eskimos uniforms this season?

It's the 100th year of the National Football League.

U of M Regents vote against name changes for 4 buildings

President Eric Kaler recommended the changes due to the dubious pasts of the buildings' namesakes.

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The murder at Glensheen that you've never heard of

Decades before the famous mansion was built, blood was spilled on its grounds.

Sacred burial ground will stay closed to public, historical society says

It follows a request made by descendants of Native Americans buried there.

The girl who pulled a 1,500-year-old sword from a lake is awesome

The former Minnesotan told her story in a piece for The Guardian.