Shoppers' City Story

Recalling the short-lived discount department store and the early days of big box retail. Read now>

Vintage photographs and advertising from our archive.

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Viva Zapata!

The Mexican-American Revolution in Minnesota.

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TERROR ALERT: 1970

The Strange Summer of Bomb Threats in Minnesota

by Jeff R. Lonto

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Diamond Clear Friendly Beer--The Grain Belt Story

An illustrated history by Jeff R. Lonto

​Illustrated history of Minnesota-based Grain Belt beer, from its 19th Century origins to the present. With color and black & white photos.

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Mike Wallace in the 1950s

A look at the early television career of the famed investigative journalist. Read now>

Our video archive, with classic commercials and other nuggets.

The Hummelsheim Kid--The Amazing Story of a Broadcast Journalist

​A memoir by Tom Ryther

Former television news and sports anchor Tom Ryther tells the story of his life and a career in broadcasting and journalism that spanned from the 1950s to the 1990s. Forewords by Barry ZeVan, Ron Yary, Jerry Burns, Sonny Siebert, and Ken Resnick. Illustrated. Find out more>

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"Kathy and the Kid" 

A short story audiobook by Jeff R. Lonto 

read by Mei Young 

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Exploring Minnesota

Transcript of a 1932 Conoco-sponsored radio talk by Carveth Wells

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The Trading Stamp Story

History of S&H Green Stamps and the mid-20th Century trading stamp phenomenon.

by Jeff R. Lonto

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Audio books, radio interviews and other listenable stuff.

Right on Super U!

Recalling U100, the controversial 1970s radio station. Read now>

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