News Releases

January 2011
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January 26, 2011 Minnesota Newspapers Available on Library of Congress Website
January 19, 2011 LEGACY HISTORY FUNDS IMPROVE LIVES, COMMUNITIES IN MINNESOTA
January 18, 2011 MEDIA ALERT & PHOTO OP: MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY USING LEGACY FUNDS TO IMPROVE LIVES
January 14, 2011 Legacy Amendment Images
December 2010
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December 14, 2010 MINNESOTA HISTORY AND CULTURAL HERITAGE BENEFITS FROM $6.75 MILLION IN LEGACY GRANTS
December 9, 2010 Minnesota Historical Society Names Michael Fox its Interim Director
November 2010
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November 10, 2010 New Traveling Exhibits to Make Stops at Venues Across Minnesota
October 2010
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October 27, 2010 New Funds Available for Historic Properties Affected by Recent Flooding
October 21, 2010 New Online Resource 'Becoming Minnesotan: Stories of Recent Immigrants and Refugees' Showcased at Education Minnesota
October 8, 2010 New Field Trip Funding Available through the Minnesota Historical Society
August 2010
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August 25, 2010 Just Launched Cell Phone Tours Give Visitors a New Way to Explore Historic Fort Snelling and the State Capitol
August 23, 2010 Minnesota Historical Society's '1968 Project' Honored with Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Award
July 2010
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July 7, 2010 56 ORGANIZATIONS AROUND THE STATE TO RECEIVE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE GRANTS FOR PROJECTS OF ENDURING VALUE
June 2010
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June 30, 2010 Twin Cities High School Students Earn Scholarships from the Minnesota Historical Society
June 7, 2010 Minnesota Students Named National Champions at History Day Competition in Washington D.C.
May 2010
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May 1, 2010 STATE HISTORY DAY WINNERS ANNOUNCED
April 2010
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April 28, 2010 Minnesota Historical Society Library New Summer Hours
April 22, 2010 Minnesota Historical Society Director Nina Archabal to Retire
April 21, 2010 NEW ENDOWMENT FUND HELPS SUPPORT JAPANESE-AMERICAN HISTORY IN MINNESOTA
April 2, 2010 State Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Signed into Law by Governor Tim Pawlenty Through Jobs Stimulus Bill
January 2010
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January 27, 2010 83 ORGANIZATIONS AROUND THE STATE RECEIVE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE GRANTS FOR PROJECTS OF ENDURING VALUE
January 15, 2010 ARTS & CULTURAL HERITAGE FUND REPORT RELEASED
December 2009
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December 22, 2009 THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AWARDS FIRST ROUND OF HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE GRANTS TO 30 ORGANIZATIONS STATEWIDE
October 2009
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October 6, 2009 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY LAUNCHES GRANT PROGRAM TO PRESERVE STATE'S HISTORY AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
September 2009
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September 9, 2009 Split Rock Lighthouse Celebrates 100th Birthday in 2010
August 2009
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August 28, 2009 MEDIA ALERT: NEW HOURS AT MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY STARTING SEPT. 8
July 2009
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July 21, 2009 DAVID M. GRABITSKE IS A 2009 AASLH AWARD WINNER
June 2009
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June 30, 2009 MEDIA ALERT: ALL MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUMS AND HISTORIC SITES OPEN FOR SUMMER SEASON
April 2009
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April 16, 2009 MEDIA ALERT: MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR A POTENTIAL 16-PERCENT BUDGET REDUCTION
April 9, 2009 MEDIA ALERT: MINNESOTA HISTORY COALITION RECOMMENDS LEGACY FUNDS BE DEDICATED TO HISTORY STATEWIDE
March 2009
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March 16, 2009 RARE CIVIL WAR FLAGS WILL BE RESTORED WITH GRANT FROM 'SAVE AMERICA'S TREASURES'
March 11, 2009 Society Conservators Work to Keep Historic Battle Flags Available for Generations to Come
March 11, 2009 MEDIA ALERT: LOWER SIOUX AGENCY HISTORIC SITE MANAGEMENT TO BE TRANSFERRED TO LOWER SIOUX INDIAN COMMUNITY
February 2009
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February 25, 2009 CATCH THE NEWS! KSTP-TV ARCHIVE NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE
August 2008
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August 27, 2008 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY OFFERS ONLINE RESOURCES FOR MEDIA, REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION VISITORS
August 11, 2008 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY OFFERS PUBLIC EVENTS, ONLINE RESOURCES FOR MEDIA, REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION VISITORS
August 7, 2008 MINNESOTA HISTORY CENTER TO HOST EXCLUSIVE ENGAGEMENT FOR VATICAN ART AND HISTORY EXHIBIT
June 2008
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June 12, 2008 MEDIA ALERT: HISTORIC FORESTVILLE TO RE-OPEN SATURDAY FOLLOWING RECENT FLOODING
June 9, 2008 MEDIA ALERT: HISTORIC FORESTVILLE CLOSED DUE TO WEEKEND FLOODING
April 2008
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April 7, 2008 AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER TO SINK FIRST PLOW AT OLIVER KELLEY FARM
March 2008
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March 27, 2008 Minnesota Historical Society Awarded Prestigious Grant from Institute of Museum and Library Services
November 2007
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November 28, 2007 RAMSEY HOUSE TO CLOSE FOR HISTORIC RENOVATIONS
July 2007
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July 19, 2007 CEILING COLLAPSES AT HISTORIC FORT SNELLING, HISTORIC SITE OPEN DURING REPAIRS
July 19, 2007 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS HISTORIC FORT SNELLING OFFICERS' QUARTERS CEILING COLLAPSE
April 2007
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April 26, 2007 RECORD-SETTING SALE OF SAPPHIRE CONTRIBUTES TO ENDOWMENT FOR HISTORIC JAMES J. HILL HOUSE
March 2007
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March 21, 2007 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ACQUIRES RARE 19TH-CENTURY DIARY, PHOTOS
August 2006
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August 16, 2006 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ACQUIRES RARE PRISON RECORDS OF INFAMOUS YOUNGER BROTHERS
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“Minneapolis in 19 Minutes Flat” Images
January 2006
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January 1, 2006 Kevin Kling Biography
January 1, 2006 Minneapolis in 19 Minutes Flat Background

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