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.


649 Pieces

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Nerf ball...the classic 70's toy got it's start right here in St. Paul Minnesota.

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 12
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Minneapolis native and legendary golfer Patty Berg made her mark and opened the door for women golfers in the 1930's. As Allison Herrera explains s...

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 28
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When we think of space and space exploration, we tend to think of stars like Neil Armstrong taking his first steps on the moon. Behind the scenes, ...

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 26
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Minnesota has one of the more robust black newspaper scenes in the country. At one time, there were nearly one hundred. The oldest such newspaper ...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 25
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Winter in Minnesota is no joke. Cities across the county brag abouttheir cold temperatures. But as Allison Herrera explains…there’s a city here in...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KVSC, KFAI Minneapolis, WTIP and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 26
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Ignatius Donnelly was known as the Prince of Cranks, the Sage of Nininger and the Apostle of Discontent. He was also one of Minnesota’s first lieut...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WDSE, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 30
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The historic Glensheen Mansion is one of Duluth's tourist gems. It's 7.3 acres along the shoreline of Lake Superior delight thousands of visitors e...

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 11
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Sears pioneered the idea of shopping without leaving home. . Allison Herrera tells us how a Minnesota native’s attempt to supplement his income ga...

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


  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 11
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St. Paul native Toni Stone was one of the first African American women to play ball for the Negro leagues. Allison Herrera tells us about this pion...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 24
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Girls’ Basketball pioneer Janet Karvonen earned her place into the Minnesota basketball record books, for most points scored during her thrilling h...

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


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:32
  • Purchases: 24
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Minnesota’s state parks and lakes attract thousands of visitors year round. As Allison Herrera reports the state’s marketing campaign started with ...

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


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 14
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The days of early flying conjure up images of bomber jackets, goggles, silk scarves and Wright Brothers style aircraft. That’s almost exactly what ...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 27
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Poverty, bad health and few prospects for improvement for Native Americans living at the turn of the 1800's were all too common. To solve what the ...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 30
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More than 150 years later, the execution of 38 Dakota men accused of murder remains quite controversial. As Allison Herrera explains, that’s due i...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:29
  • Purchases: 26
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Tugged along by a steamboat headed North from Mississippi, a group of seemingly adrift African-American men, women and children arrived at Fort Sne...

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


  • Added: Apr 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
  • Purchases: 25
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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...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, KRPR and more


  • 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...

Bought by KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KFAI Minneapolis, KVSC and more


  • 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...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KSRQ, KVSC, WTIP, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Jun 18, 2014
  • Length: 01:30
  • Purchases: 21