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150 Years to Forget
By: grabitsdm | July 10, 2008
Three recent articles on MinnPost highlight what journalists suggest are 150 things that happened in Minnesota that would have been nice if they had not taken place. What do local historians have to say about this list? What value might there be in commemorating the ugly and the disasterous? How complete is this list? What events have been left off that you would add? (Such as the 1998 St. Peter Tornado) How do you approach telling difficult stories?