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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History: The Rising Road (1933-1939)

Thursday, September 18 at 7pm FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the White House that his cousin Theodore displayed. Aimed at ending the Depression, his sweeping New Deal restores the people’s self-confidence and transforms the relationship between them and their...
Posted On 15 Sep 2014
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

7-part series premieres Sunday, September 14 at 7pm This Ken Burns’s seven-part documentary weaves the stories of Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members of one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics. The 14-hour series marks the...
Posted On 04 Sep 2014
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100th Anniversary of the start of WWI

July 28th 1914, Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia starting World War I. Over 15 major countries and empires engaged in the nearly four-and-a-half-year war, which killed nearly 40 million people. Many countries didn’t think the war would last pass Christmas. However, the...

Minnesota Military Museum brought history to life during History After Hours

Guns, bandages, reenactors and meals ready-to-eat. Camp Ripley’s Minnesota Military Museum brought it all out from behind their glass cases to showoff last week during their History After Hours event. Minnesota Military Museum executive director, Jeff Thielen, says, “Most museums...

Brainerd reconciles with four Native American Tribes

In 1872 a mob lynched two White Earth Native Americans, who were thought to have killed a Brainerd girl, but were never found guilty. Now almost a century and a half later the City of Brainerd offered their reconciliation of the lynching to four local Native American tribes....

Northern Pacific Railroad’s on track to continue Brainerd’s history

A new train has arrived in the nearly 150-year-old Northern Pacific train depot in Brainerd. During the second day of Brainerd History Week Northern Pacific held tours of their old facility to show off what changes they’ve made and what their future will look like. Dave Hutton,...

SCSU’s uncovering history in Little Falls

  St. Cloud State is getting their hands dirt in Little Falls to uncover the history of Minnesota’s first Christian mission. Ojibwe Chief Hole in the Day invited European missionaries to build Little Elk River Mission. And they lived it from 1839 to 1841. Rob Mann, SCSU Ast....

In Focus: Grand Rapids Women’s Club Celebrate 115 Years

  For decades the General Federation of Women’s Clubs have made great strides in this nation, including the establishment of 75 percent of America’s public libraries. But what makes the women’s club so great is the local impact it has in its community. The Grand Rapi...

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