Jim and Jan Strandlie explore Minnesota history and northern Minnesota arts, culture, and folklore. Supported by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

The Great Depression

History,Pioneer,The Root Cellar by GlenBraget on August 28, 2013


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Causes of the Great Depression and what life was like during that period.

Minnesota Boys State Hockey Tournament

History,Pioneer,The Root Cellar by GlenBraget on August 28, 2013


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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.”

Rivers & Rice

History,Pioneer,The Root Cellar by GlenBraget on August 28, 2013


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Jim discusses the history of the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers while Jan talks about wild rice.

Iron Ore & The Mesabi Iron Range

History,Pioneer,The Root Cellar by GlenBraget on August 28, 2013


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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 Iron World Museum brings tourism to the Iron Range.

Deerhunting & Venison Vs. Beef

History,Pioneer,The Root Cellar by GlenBraget on August 28, 2013


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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 Falls area by bringing his “Governors Deer Opener” to northwest Minnesota in 2009.

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