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.


621 Pieces

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show...which began in 1970 and ran for several seasons featured a young, single working woman living in Minneapolis. Allison H...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, Radio K and more


  • Added: May 07, 2014
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 24
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The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is one of the most iconic places in Minnesota. Dubbed The Crown Jewel of Minneapolis' beloved park system, this la...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 12
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The sleeplessness and irritation from snoring is no joke. Allison Herrera tells about a Minnesota inventor who helped millions of snoring adults br...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 21
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Pipestone National Monument is home to a special red mineral buried beneath ancient rock. As Allison Herrera explains, it's a sacred source for Nat...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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Walking, biking, running and yes...rollerblading are all things Minnesotans do when the weather gets warmer. Allison Herrera tells us how the famou...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21
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Patty Wetterling experienced one of parent's worst nightmares: child abduction. Producer Allison Herrera explains how she used this tragic event to...

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  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 20

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 11
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Minneapolis' namesake tractors arise from strategic mergers

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 24

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Lake Harriet streetcar, Credit: (photo: Art Hughes)
Urban Minnesota transit was once a for-profit venture.

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 17
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Even when materials were scarce, Faribault Woolen Mill found a way to weave blankets for soldiers.

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


  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 13
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Minnesota Nice...it's a phrase a lot of people know. But...where does it come from? Producer Allison Herrera tries not to rock the boat as she digs...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 14
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Wanda Gag’s books “Millions of Cats” and “ABC Bunny” remain two of the most popular books for new readers. Allison Herrera explains why. .

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 15
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The world's most famous detective has a large fan base right here...in Minnesota. Producer Allison Herrera tells us all about it.

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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Lake Itasca is one of Minnesota's most famous tourist destinations. It wasn't always that way...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 25
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It's one thing to be an admirer of retro fashion, and then there's zubaz. Allison Herrera tells us more about the pants worn by gym enthusiasts and...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 22
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Nobel prize winning plant pathologist Norman Borlaug helped millions of farmers worldwide fend off starvation and save their crops with his inventi...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:33
  • Purchases: 21
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World famous potter Warren MacKenzie has taught hundreds of students at the University of Minnesota and has created an ethos about living with beau...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2014
  • Length: 01:34
  • Purchases: 22
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During and after the first world war, many Americans held fears and suspicions against Germans living in the United States. As producer Allison Her...

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 28
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Dave Anderson is best known for his successful barbecue chain Famous Dave's. Allison Herrera explains how he turned obstacles into opportunity.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WGZS, KKWE Niijii Radio, KVSC and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 13