Minnesota History


FUNNY! I decided to share this on both the Brainerd history page and this one, because everyone deserves to smile. :)

David Letterman reads a brief Police Report from Crow Wing County Sheriff printed in the Brainerd Dispatch. Was uploaded in 2009 but I'm not sure when it aired.

Armistice Day Blizzard of 1940

This is really interesting!

Longest Election in MN History: Coleman/Franken


Interesting conversation between Hubert Humphrey congratulating Richard Nixon in 1972.
 Women's Suffrage: 90th Anniversary
MN Tornadoes

Volstead Fever: Prohibition in Minnesota

Did you know Prohibition started here  in Granite Falls, MN?

Inventions of Champions: How Minnesota Changed Breakfast Forever

From Cereal to Toasters to more... Interesting!


Minnesota Winters 

From the MN Historical Society

Vintage Water Skiing on Gull Lake from the late 1950s-early60s.

I like the bathing suits the ladies wore. That's more my style!