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Betty Crocker | Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest | Bundt pans


They have an iconic place in the food industry EDITOR’S NOTE: Many of the of the food and cooking items we are familiar with have a history behind them that we may not be familiar with. I was surprised at some of the history I read in working on this project so it was an enlightening article for me to […]

Trading posts and big boxes: The social, political and economic importance of Minnesota business

Businesses have been at the center of Minnesota history


The twin Gold Medal Flour signs were built in 1910 and are iconic riverfront sights in Minneapolis. They are approximately 45 feet tall. Photo by Kallie Kantos (previously published with her article “A trip down the Mississippi River: Exploring downt… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     […]

New Jerry Pushcar book: Waters Beneath My Feet

41 years ago: A story once told… now the rest of the story


The rest of Jerry Pushcar’s story is being published in Waters Beneath My Feet, a 268- page soft cover book that includes pictures taken by Jerry. Submitted photo.From 1975 to 1977, Jerry Pushcar from Biwabik echoed the spirit of Johnny Horton’s song… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

THIS WEEK IN RANGE HISTORY

Jerry Pushcar’s journey: New Orleans to Nome – OR BUST!

On a cool May morning, Jerry Pushcar left Baudette and headed into Canada. The International Bridge which spans the Rainy River is shown in upper left. Photos by Dick Lockhart.Jerry Pushcar’s canoe sat in his borrowed winter yard with 49 circles draw… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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