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Special Displays Mark 10 Year Anniversary of I-35W Bridge Collapse

On Tuesday of next week it will be the 10 year anniversary of the I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Historical Society is remembering the event with a new display.

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Justin LaBounty WJON
Justin LaBounty WJON
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Oliver Kelly Farm Continues To Educate Minnesota [VIDEO]

A treasured and revered museum in Central Minnesota is finding new ways to connect you to the areas rich agricultural history.

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Bowl used in first United States Selective Service Draft, July 20, 1917.

Photo Courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society
Bowl used in first United States Selective Service Draft, July 20, 1917. Photo Courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society
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Minnesota Historical Society Creates WWI 100th Anniversary Exhibit

The Minnesota Historical Society is rolling out its World War One exhibit in connection with the 100th anniversary of the United States entering WWI.

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Oliver Kelley Farm, photo courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society
Oliver Kelley Farm, photo courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society
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Oliver Kelley Farm Offers New Visitor Center, Outdoor Exhibits, Programs

The historic Oliver Kelley Farm in Elk River is getting ready to show off their multimillion dollar renovation. Farm Site Manager Bob Quist says a new visitor center is ready to welcome guests.

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News @ Noon: Ghosts, Ghouls and More at the Historical Society

The Minnesota Historical Society is gearing-up for a month ghostly fun. They have special seasonal events at several of their locations. Spokeswoman Rachel Abbott says a new event is a 19th century seance at the Alexander Ramsey House in St. Paul.

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Forest History Center, photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
Forest History Center, photo by WJON.com's Jim Maurice
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Reporter’s Notebook: Forest History Center Brings Logging Days Back to Life

If you find yourself, and your family, looking for something to do while you're up in northern Minnesota this summer, the Forest History Center just outside of Grand Rapids is a great option. The site, run by the Minnesota Historical Society, features guided living tours of a reconstructed logging camp and how it would have looked in December 1900.

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Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
Photo by Isaac Schweer, WJON
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Threshing Show Connects Visitors To The Past [VIDEO]

This Labor Day Weekend, the historic Kelly Farm in Elk River hosts its annual era-authentic threshing show.

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mtellin , Flickr
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Historical Society Receives Parts of Failed Bridge

Parts of the collapsed Interstate 35W Bridge are being turned over to the Minnesota Historical Society for eventual public viewing.

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St. Cloud Tech's Clark Field in 1940, photo courtesy of Stearns History Museum
St. Cloud Tech's Clark Field in 1940, photo courtesy of Stearns History Museum
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‘New Deal’ Exhibit Opens Saturday at Stearns History Museum [AUDIO]

A new exhibit featuring the New Deal programs during the Roosevelt administration opens tomorrow (Saturday) at the Stearns History Museum. The exhibit is titled "Uncle Sam's New Deal" is on loan from the Minnesota Historical Society.

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Charles Lindbergh House (Minnesota Historical Society)
Charles Lindbergh House (Minnesota Historical Society)
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Historic Sites Hike Admission Fees

It's going to cost you a little more money to visit some of the state's most historic sites. The Minnesota Historical Society has announced a $1 per ticket increase at it's 26 locations.

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