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March of the Governors: Al Quie

Paul Nelson and Tom O'Connell

Albert H. Quie (1923-2023) left a safe seat in Congress after twenty years to run for governor in 1978. In that, his timing was good. He rode around the “Minnesota Massacre” and into office as the state’s thirty-fifth governor along with fellow Republicans Dave Durenberger and Rudy Boschwitz, who were…

March of the Governors: Wendell Anderson

Ken Peterson and Paul Nelson

March of the Governors, Governor #33 Wendell Anderson (Series Podcast #36) Before an ignominious electoral end, Wendell “Wendy” Anderson was one of Minnesota’s most significant and popular governors. Born and raised on St. Paul’s East Side, he had been an Olympic hockey…

History Revealed: Defying the Silence

Julie Ayer

Defying the Silence: A Chronicle of Resilience that Saved the World-Renowned Minnesota Orchestra Julie Ayer History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, November 30, 2023 Video on YouTube In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library & Roseville Library In this extraordinary example…

Ramsey County History Fall 2023 – From Lower Phalen Creek Project to Wakaŋ Tipi Awaŋyaŋkapi

Daniel W. McGuiness with Maggie Lorenz

Volume 58, Number 3: Fall 2023 Link to download full issue of Fall 2023 Ramsey County History magazine A Sacred Dakhóta Site Inspires Community Renewal: From Lower Phalen Creek Project to Wakaŋ Tipi Awaŋyaŋkapi Authors: Daniel W. McGuiness, with Maggie Lorenz In the 1970s, land below St.

Ramsey County History Fall 2023 – Dakhota Iápi: A Brief History in Three Parts

Deacon DeBoer, Eileen Bass, Justis Brokenrope, Ava Grace, Dr. Rev. Clifford Canku, Heather Menefee, and Šišókadúta

Volume 58, Number 3: Fall 2023 Link to download full issue of Fall 2023 Ramsey County History magazine Dakhóta Iápi: A Brief History in Three Parts This year, Dakhóta language scholars from the University of Minnesota, with their instructor Šišókaduta (Joe Bendickson), have worked with Ramsey County Historical…

Ramsey County History Fall 2023 – Full Issue

Daniel W. McGuiness, Maggie Lorenz, Deacon DeBoer, Eileen Bass, Justis Brokenrope, Ava Grace, Dr. Rev. Clifford Canku, Heather Menefee, Šišókadúta

Volume 58, Number 3: Fall 2023 Link to download full issue of Fall 2023 Ramsey County History magazine Articles in this Issue: A Sacred Dakhóta Site Inspires Community Renewal: From Lower Phalen Creek Project to Wakaŋ Tipi Awaŋyaŋkapi Authors: Daniel W. McGuiness, with Maggie Lorenz…

Whiteness in Plain View Discussion

Chad Montrie & James Curry

Whiteness in Plain View: A Discussion Chad Montrie & James Curry History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, August 10, 2023 Video on YouTube In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library and Ramsey County Libraries. Discussion with James Curry and the…

History Revealed: The Hormel Strike

Peter Rachleff

The Hormel Strike of 1985-1986: Historical Perspectives with Peter Rachleff History Revealed Series Program Date: Thursday, May 18, 2023 YouTube Video In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library and the Roseville Library. In August 1985 the nation’s attention turned to Austin,…

Ramsey County History Spring 2023

Frank M. White, Matt Goff, Johannes R. Allert

Volume 58, Number 1: Spring 2023 Link to download PDF of RCHS Spring 2023 Magazine Articles in this Issue: From a Star on the Baseball Diamond to a Star at the Minnesota State Capitol: Billy Williams Author: Frank M. White A Slow…