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.


631 Pieces

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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...

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


  • 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. .

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


  • 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.

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KKWE Niijii Radio, WTIP, KVSC, KSRQ and more


  • 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...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KQAL, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • 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...

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


  • 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...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KRPR, Radio K, KSRQ, Bois Forte Tribal Community Radio and more


  • 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...

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


  • 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...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KUMD, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • 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
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Eugene McCarthy was an unconventional in that he penned poetry--sometimes political, sometimes personal--when most politicians expressed themselves...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KRPR, WTIP, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Minnesota and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 22
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Author and conservationist Sigurd Olson is credited with the push to preserve the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. But if it weren’t for a te...

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


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 26
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Grain Belt beer is among the few high production German lagers NOT named for the person who brewed it. But it’s more than just the name and adverti...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KUMD, KKWE Niijii Radio, Radio K, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Aug 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 19