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Root Cellar: Shooting in Tucson
Details of the attempted assassination of a Congresswoman.
Root Cellar: Minnesota Boys State Hockey Tournament
With the 66th state boys hockey tournament conducted in St. Paul this year, The Root Cellar takes a look at the history of this tourney in "The State of Hockey."
The Root Cellar:The Great Depression
Causes of the Great Depression and what life was like during that period.
Root Cellar: Snowmobile Innovator Edgar Hetteen
Edgar Hetten of Northwest Minnesota passed away recently. He is credited with starting the snowmobile industry.
The Root Cellar: Iron Ore & The Mesabi Iron Range
The largest open pit mines in the world were located in Hibbing, Minnesota. This drove the region's economy and in early days, the iron range was very wealthy. Today, the ...
The Root Cellar: Deerhunting & Venison Vs. Beef
Deerhunting in Minnesota boosts the economy, brings tourism to the state, and is strong in promoting family and traditions. Governor Tim Pawlenty promoted the Thief River ...
The Root Cellar: Hubert H. Humphrey & Coya Knutson
Hubert H. Humphrey was Minnesota's "favorite son". He championed the issue of civil rights. One could consider Coya Knutson Minnesota's "favorite daughter". Knutson was the ...
he Root Cellar: The Historic Northwest & Marvin Visitors Center
The Minnesota state fair began in 1859 and has now grown to cover 320 acres. The Minnesota State Fair is one of the most visited fairs in the country, boasting attendance of ...