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The Forgotten History of Bassett Creek

2022-05-06T12:17:16-05:00

Basset Creek Watershed, image credit Bassett Creek Watershed Management Commission The Forgotten History of Bassett Creek by John Davenport, HHM Volunteer To many residents of Minneapolis, Bassett Creek, or Bassett’s Creek, is either unknown or unfamiliar, but has quite an [...]

The Forgotten History of Bassett Creek2022-05-06T12:17:16-05:00

Josephine Lutz Rollins

2022-03-30T11:26:10-05:00

“I get such a bang out of things the way that they are that I’ve always tried to paint them that way.” - Josephine Lutz Rollins, 1964.  Josephine Lutz Rollins (1896-1989) was a local artist renowned for her talent in watercolors. She [...]

Josephine Lutz Rollins2022-03-30T11:26:10-05:00

Fighter with a big heart: activist, journalist, MSR stalwart Mel Reeves passes at age 64

2022-01-31T09:58:00-06:00

Article/image reprinted by permission of Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder.    It is with deep sadness that we announce that Mel Reeves, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder (MSR) community editor, passed away on January 6, 2022, from complications from COVID-19 and pneumonia. He was 64 years old.  Reeves [...]

Fighter with a big heart: activist, journalist, MSR stalwart Mel Reeves passes at age 642022-01-31T09:58:00-06:00

The Father of Figure Skating in Minnesota

2022-01-05T17:33:09-06:00

Photo courtesy of Jim Niforopulos. Lyman Wakefield II, pictured here, held many titles in his life: Lieutenant Commander of the U.S. Navy, President of the Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, and Trustee of the Minneapolis Downtown Council are among them. But the title that caught my [...]

The Father of Figure Skating in Minnesota2022-01-05T17:33:09-06:00

A Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse at the Owning Up Exhibit Design Process

2021-04-15T16:33:07-05:00

Hennepin History Museum's upcoming exhibition, Owning Up: Racism and Housing in Minneapolis explores the history of racial housing discrimination in Minneapolis through the stories of three black families. The exhibit,  guest curated by students in the University of Minnesota's Heritage Studies and [...]

A Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse at the Owning Up Exhibit Design Process2021-04-15T16:33:07-05:00
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