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Minnesota History Center to reopen to visitors in October

It's been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic since mid-March.

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Minnesota grants state's first posthumous pardon in case connected to Duluth lynchings

The state has pardoned a Black man wrongfully convicted of rape after a mob lynched three of his coworkers, who were also wrongfully accused.

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Minnesota Historical Society buys Charles Lindbergh goggles

Lindbergh, the first person to ever fly a solo transatlantic flight, has a complicated legacy.

Historic Fort Snelling

MN Historical Society facing deep budget cuts over Fort Snelling signs

Some Senate Republicans are calling the new signage "revisionist history."

It's been 10 years since the devastating Hugo tornado

A toddler was killed and nine others were injured.

7 years since a large tornado ripped up north Minneapolis

The tornado touched down in St. Louis Park and moved north-northeast.

Remembering the monster wildfires of Minnesota's history

Recent, large wildfires in Minnesota are nowhere near the size of these monsters.

Listen back to historic live coverage of the May 6, 1965 tornado disaster

You can listen back to radio coverage of the tornadoes from WCCO.

His statue now stands in Shakopee, but who was Chief Sakpe?

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community unveiled the statue of him on Tuesday.

Video: We visited the haunted Wabasha Street Caves

There are 25-30 ghosts in the caves at any given time, a psychic said.

First McDonald's location in Minnesota selling burgers for 60 cents today

The Twin Cities location is celebrating its 60th birthday.

The colorful history of Minnesota's caves is unearthed in a new book

A local author's new book tells the story of Minnesota's caves.