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.


783 Pieces

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The Tilt-A-Whirl, one of the most iconic and gut spinning amusement park rides, was invented by Herbert W. Sellner, an entrepreneur from Minnesota.

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 5
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In 1921, a 10-year-old wagon trained horse named "Whiskey" was introduced to Fort Snelling. He was a wild and restless horse, often overlooked beca...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Near the Sand Creek township in Scott County, Minnesota, there stands a building with a history, in mud. Patients would visit the spa in hopes of r...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 6
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The early 20th century in Minnesota, was a time when the battle for women's suffrage and racial equality was in full swing. Then emerged Nellie Gri...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Comedy writer and St. Paul native Max Shulman went from college news, to the New York Times, to a cult classic TV show. A notable creation of Shulm...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Frederick McKinley Jones, an American inventor and entrepreneur, made significant contributions to Minnesota through his innovative work in refrige...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 5
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On March 1, 1881, a devastating fire broke out at the Minnesota State Capitol building in Saint Paul, Minnesota leading to the destruction of the s...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Jimmy Jam (James Samuel Harris III) and Terry Lewis are a highly influential and prolific American songwriting and production duo in the music indu...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Sounds of Blackness is a Grammy Award-winning vocal and instrumental ensemble from Minneapolis, Minnesota, formed in the late 1960s. They gained wi...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 6
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Wanda Gág was a prominent American artist, author, and illustrator, best known for her children's book "Millions of Cats." She was born on March 11...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 5
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Laura Ingalls Wilder was born on February 7, 1867, in Pepin County, Wisconsin. Throughout Laura's childhood, her pioneer parents moved the family s...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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The Waseca Horse Thief Detectives were a group of vigilantes in Waseca County, Minnesota, formed in 1864 in response to the rampant horse thefts oc...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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One day stuck out amidst the general strike of 1934 filled with Police brutality and lives lost.

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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The introduction of the “Safety Bike” changed society for the better. How did Minnesota change?

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Leeann Chin was a seamstress by day, chef by night raised by the tasty flavors of her father's grocery store in China. She moved to chilly Minnesot...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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William Frank "Billy" Williams, born in St. Paul in 1877, gained recognition as a skilled Twin Cities baseball player. Throughout his career, Willi...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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The William Marvy Company in St. Paul, Minnesota,is the last remaining manufacturer of commercial barber poles in North America. Here’s Autumn Haeg

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2023
  • Length: 01:27
  • Purchases: 8
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In the mid-20th century, a Minnesota entrepreneur named Milton Reynolds made history with his game-changing gravity-based ball point invention. He...

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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It was 1902 when five visionaries came together to form the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, better known today as 3M. Initially, the co...

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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The Witch Tree, Known by the Ojibwe as Manidoo-giizhikens, or the Little Cedar Spirit Tree, is an ancient Eastern White Cedar spun from a cracked r...

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  • Added: Dec 19, 2023
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8