MN90: Minnesota History in 90 Seconds

Series produced by Ampers

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MN90: Minnesota History in 90 Seconds" is a history program airing on Ampers stations in Minnesota. It is a co-production of Ampers and the Minnesota Historical Society.

MN90: Minnesota History in 90 Seconds" is a history program airing on Ampers stations in Minnesota. It is a co-production of Ampers and the Minnesota Historical Society.


626 Pieces

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Located in Golden Valley Minnesota,the Courage Center is regarded as a national leader in advancing mobility and accessibility for people with disa...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 29
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Mee Moua became the first Hmong woman to hold a statewide office. She mobilized immigrant voters in St. Paul and...as Allison Herrera explains, cha...

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 26
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Minnesota built The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in 1979 to shield fans and players from the state's harsh weather. Allison Herrera tells us a lit...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Clara Ueland was the first President of the Minnesota League of Women Voters, a national organization formed to protect the voting rights of all ci...

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 17
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The game of Twister got it's start as a back to school gimmick. St. Paul based ad man Reyn Guyer turned it into a legend by creating a game where t...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 28
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The black box is one of the most crucial parts of an airplane. It's a recording device built to withstand extreme heat, high impact and water. It t...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 13
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Just about every kitchen probably has one…a bundt cake pan. And as Allison Herrera tells us, you can trace the origin of the popular pan back her...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Bogs and peatlands are specialized wetland communities formed at the end of the last ice age. They are low in oxygen and high in acidity-making it...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
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Intercollegiate basketball conjures up images of March Madness and games played at some of the nations most popular universities. The birthplace of...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 32
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Walter Mondale is one of Minnesota’s most well-known and well respected politicians to make his mark on the national scene. Many people remember hi...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 29
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Nerf ball...the classic 70's toy got it's start right here in St. Paul Minnesota.

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 12
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Minneapolis native and legendary golfer Patty Berg made her mark and opened the door for women golfers in the 1930's. As Allison Herrera explains s...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 28
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When we think of space and space exploration, we tend to think of stars like Neil Armstrong taking his first steps on the moon. Behind the scenes, ...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 26
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Minnesota has one of the more robust black newspaper scenes in the country. At one time, there were nearly one hundred. The oldest such newspaper ...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 25
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Winter in Minnesota is no joke. Cities across the county brag abouttheir cold temperatures. But as Allison Herrera explains…there’s a city here in...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 26
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Ignatius Donnelly was known as the Prince of Cranks, the Sage of Nininger and the Apostle of Discontent. He was also one of Minnesota’s first lieut...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 30
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The historic Glensheen Mansion is one of Duluth's tourist gems. It's 7.3 acres along the shoreline of Lake Superior delight thousands of visitors e...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 11
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Sears pioneered the idea of shopping without leaving home. . Allison Herrera tells us how a Minnesota native’s attempt to supplement his income ga...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 11
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St. Paul native Toni Stone was one of the first African American women to play ball for the Negro leagues. Allison Herrera tells us about this pion...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 24
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Girls’ Basketball pioneer Janet Karvonen earned her place into the Minnesota basketball record books, for most points scored during her thrilling h...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC, KSRQ, Radio K, KRPR and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 24