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ICE Made 26 Arrests Last Week In Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A few dozen people gathered at a Fort Snelling federal office building Friday to hold an emergency response protest to President Donald Trump’s deportation plans. 58 more words

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MN River Valley

Majestic and free, the Minnesota River Valley offers some rich experiences for us all

It’s the second weekend in March, and the sun is melting the snow on the banks of the Minnesota River as it meanders through the Minnesota River Valley, between highway 18 and Cedar Avenue in Bloomington. 1,130 more words

Franklin Steele's Bentwood Chair

By Mara Taft, collections volunteer

This chair was used by Franklin Steele (1813-1880), a founder of Minneapolis and prominent in the lumber industry.

Stylistically, this a bentwood chair with a cane bottom. 405 more words

Their extermination will be the only alternative.

Barracks Schofield, St. Louis, Mo.,
October 14th, 1863

Dear Editor — Since I wrote you last, at Madelia, I have seen something of a soldier’s life.  831 more words

7th Minnesota Infantry

A Day at Fort Snelling [Day 22]

Today was a big day.

It was a good (LONG) day, and we’re excited for the road ahead. ❤

Everyday Beauty

Dark 2 Dawn - A Bike Ride Through Black History

“Was your master a righteous man?”

“He owned negroes, how righteous could he be?”

History came alive in the early morning hours at Fort Snelling as the bike tour met Dred Scott, an enslaved man made famous by the Supreme Court decision bearing his name. 1,618 more words

Travels And Adventures

Gauss and Minnesota

Until a colleague told me about it, I had not known that there is a Gauss family connection to Minnesota: Carl Friedrich’s second son (first by his second wife) Eugene had a falling out with his father, came to America, joined the army, and was stationed at Fort Snelling. 11 more words

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