News Releases

January 2013
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January 2, 2013 Discover the Story of the Dakota Peace Coalition at Jan. 29 History Lounge
November 2012
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November 28, 2012 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Historical Society Takes Possession of Apollo 11 Moon Samples Today
November 27, 2012 Minnesotans Invited to Help Make History
November 27, 2012 Minnesotans Build Their Legacy with 53 New Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants
November 23, 2012 Black Friday a Smashing Success at the Minnesota History Center
November 1, 2012 New Hours at Minnesota Historical Society Library Means Improved Service
October 2012
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October 15, 2012 Rochester Businessman Creates Endowment for History
October 11, 2012 First-of-its-Kind Website Reveals Painful Chapter in Minnesota and American History
September 2012
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September 26, 2012 New Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants Awarded Across the State
September 19, 2012 Innovative Minnesota "History Live" Program Wins National Award
August 2012
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August 27, 2012 New Online Resources Help Reporters Navigate Minnesota's Political History this Election Year
August 20, 2012 New Mondale Website Provides Easy Access to Papers
August 20, 2012 Society to Digitize and Make Available Hubert H. Humphrey's Public Speeches
August 17, 2012 Then Now Wow Images
August 8, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society Recruits Top Candidates to Oversee Programs at State Historic Sites, Lead Forest History Center
August 8, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society's Rose Sherman Named CIO of the Year
July 2012
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July 25, 2012 New Round of Highly Competitive Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants Awarded in Dozens of Minnesota Communities
July 16, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society Returns Important Archaeological Artifacts to the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa
June 2012
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June 28, 2012 Maple Grove and St. Paul Students Earn Scholarship from Minnesota Historical Society
June 14, 2012 Minnesota Students Take Top Honors at National History Day Competition in Washington D.C.
June 12, 2012 New Mobile Tour Brings the Rich History of the Minnesota River Valley to Life
May 2012
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May 31, 2012 Personal, Family Stories from the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Captured in New Oral History Project
May 23, 2012 Society Curator Earns Fulbright, Helps Finnish Museums Develop National Map Project
May 15, 2012 200 Volunteers From Honeywell, Robbinsdale Cooper High School to Make Enhancements to Historic Oliver H. Kelley Farm
May 9, 2012 New Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants Awarded as Highly Competitive 2012 Grant Cycle Closes
May 1, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society Wins Two Prestigious Media and Technology Awards
April 2012
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April 30, 2012 Winners of the 2012 State History Day Competition Announced
April 30, 2012 Members of the Media Invited on a Free, Guided Tour of Historic Sites Related to the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
April 18, 2012 MEDIA ALERT: Revolutionary Americana Items Sold at Auction, Proceeds Benefit Minnesota Historical Society
April 9, 2012 MEDIA ALERT: Historic Grain Elevator Preservation Project to Begin Monday, April 9
April 6, 2012 Investing in Minnesota's Legacy: The Minnesota Historical Society Announces Latest Recipients of Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants
March 2012
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March 29, 2012 Collection of Revolutionary Americana to be Sold at Auction, to Benefit Minnesota Historical Society
March 29, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society Publishes Online Index to War Records in Preparation for 1940s Census Release
February 2012
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February 29, 2012 Expanded Online Search Now Available for Public, Journalists
February 15, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society Promotes Jennifer Jones to Director of Library and Collections
January 2012
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January 25, 2012 Preserving Priceless Resources: The Minnesota Historical Society Announces Recipients of Mid-Size and Large Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants
January 18, 2012 Minnesotans Build A Valuable Legacy for Future Generations
December 2011
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December 16, 2011 Minnesota Historical Society Announces Election of New Executive Council Members
December 1, 2011 Admission Fees Grid, Effective Dec. 1, 2011
November 2011
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November 30, 2011 Minnesota's Bright Future: The Minnesota Historical Society Announces December Recipients of Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants
November 28, 2011 MEDIA ALERT: Admission to Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums to Increase by $1 as of Dec. 1, 2011
November 18, 2011 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Report to be Released Monday, Nov. 21
November 1, 2011 Investing in our Legacy: The Minnesota Historical Society Announces Latest Round of Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant Recipients
October 2011
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October 10, 2011 Official Portrait of Governor Tim Pawlenty is Unveiled at Minnesota State Capitol
October 6, 2011 Teachers Give Minnesota Historical Society Interactive Learning Program Top Marks
September 2011
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September 20, 2011 Pipe Organ at James J. Hill House Chosen to Compete for $1 Million in Preservation Funding
September 16, 2011 New Legacy History Investment A Bright Spot in Tough Economic Times
August 2011
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August 24, 2011 $1.6 Million Cut in State Operating Budget Means Service Reductions, Fee Increase at Minnesota Historical Society
August 22, 2011 MEDIA ALERT: New Cell Phone History Tour is Free, Fun and Easy to Use
August 19, 2011 Minnesota Historical Society Names Peggy Ingison Chief Financial Officer