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The Fort Snelling Redesign: Will the Project Live Up to Promise?; Vizenor Speaks Out

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The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) is seeking $34 million in state bonding money during the upcoming legislative session for what is expected to be its largest building project in the past quarter century: The Fort Snelling Redesign. 983 more words


Minnesotans Prep For Bitterly Cold Weekend

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — This weekend’s artic blast has forced some outdoor activities to be re-scheduled.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has several events planned for the weekend. 377 more words


Top 5 Historic Sites to Visit in Minnesota

Minnesota is full of historic landmarks that have shaped our state and parts of our country. Whether you’re a history buff or could use a history lesson, here are the top 5 historic sites in Minnesota. 287 more words


WCCO Saturday Morning Links (Jan. 9)

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There is plenty of winter fun to be had this weekend in Minnesota! Here are some of the events and topics Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak covered on WCCO Saturday Morning: … 47 more words


A New Vision for Fort Snelling; Paiute Perspective on the Oregon Standoff; This Day in History: Indian Water Rights Protected

Fort Snelling will be undergoing a redesign and renovation in the next few years. SPIN and Healing Minnesota Stories believe the dialogue about the Fort’s past and future is relevant to interfaith dialogue in that the history of colonization and current/future healing of generational trauma in the indigenous communities are critical moral and religious matters. 479 more words

This Day In History

Memorial Set for Medicine Bottle's 1865 Hanging on Nov. 11; This Day in History: Native American Languages Act of 1990

Many people know about the 38 Dakota men hung at Mankato, Dec. 26, 1862, following the Dakota-U.S. War, the largest mass execution in U.S. history. Less well known are the two Dakota men — Medicine Bottle and Shakopee (aka Little Six) — who were hung at Fort Snelling nearly three years later for their participation in the war. 292 more words

This Day In History