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.


798 Pieces

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The first Minneapolis Aquatennial took place July 1940 with a goal of boosting the city's profile and gaining visitors by organizing a series of ev...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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The Prison Mirror, a newspaper completely published within the confines of the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater, first started as a we...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Charles "Speed" Holman, born in 1898 in Bloomington, Minnesota, was not just a pilot but a fearless pioneer of the skies. He belonged to the skies,...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Taconite can be found all over Minnesota’s iron range, but at first it lacked in iron. Learn how it became viable.

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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In 1977, the small town of Kinney, Minnesota, succeeded from the United States in hopes to acquire foreign aid more easily.

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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A Minnesota construction crew was working on expanding US highway 59 through pelican rapids The crew was digging about 20 feet down when suddenly, ...

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  • Added: May 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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David Lee Frishberg (1933-2021) was a renowned jazz pianist, vocalist, composer, and lyricist from St. Paul, Minnesota.

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  • Added: May 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Lake Itasca State Park was established in 1891 and stands as Minnesota's oldest state park, holding immense historical and ecological significance ...

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  • Added: May 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Warren MacKenzie, was a renowned American studio potter known for his simple and functional pottery. He was influential in popularizing the Japanes...

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  • Added: May 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Naniboujou Lodge is a historic resort located near the town of Grand Marais, Minnesota, along the scenic North Shore of Lake Superior.

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  • Added: May 21, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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Uncle Harvey's Mausoleum, also known as "the icebox" or "the cribs," is an intriguing structure located just off the shoreline in Duluth's Canal Pa...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Alano Society of Minneapolis, also known as 2218, holds a significant place in the history of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) in Minnesota. Established...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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The Handicraft Guild of Minneapolis forever changed the arts and crafts community in the early 20th century. Founded around 1905 and active until 1...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Wooden grain elevators in the early 1900s had issues with starting on fire leading to lost crops and explosions. In response, the Peavey–Haglin Exp...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 8
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Acclaimed actress and Minnesota Native, Tippi Hedren, transformed the nail industry in the United States. In 1975, while working as an internationa...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2024
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 7
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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: 6
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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: 7
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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: 7
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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: 7
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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: 7