87 Counties | 87+ Stories

Series produced by KFAI

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87 Counties | 87+ Stories is a series exploring Minnesota’s arts, culture and history, one county at a time. 87 Counties | 87+ Stories highlights the work of artists and musicians, documenting a specific event in the state’s history, exploring an offbeat cultural event or tradition and other stories related to arts, culture and history.

87 Counties | 87+ Stories is a series exploring Minnesota’s arts, culture and history, one county at a time. 87 Counties | 87+ Stories highlights the work of artists and musicians, documenting a specific event in the state’s history, exploring an offbeat cultural event or tradition and other stories related to arts, culture and history.


3 Pieces

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Wanted: Lighthouse Keeper, must live on the edge of a cliff, host 160,000 visitors a year, and keep your yard looking like it did in 1920. KFAI’s R...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2019
  • Length: 03:59
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LARK Toys is nestled inside a nondescript building in tiny Kellogg, Minnesota. Inside is another world, complete with a carousel of giant wooden cr...

  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 04:37
Caption: Jim Pessek outside the defunct Red Owl store in Stewart, Minn., Credit: Anna Stitt
Stewart, Minnesota, used to be a bustling farm and railroad town. In recent decades, stores have been shuttered and young people have left. But not...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 04:42