With an October 25, 1987 game seven win over the St. Louis Cardinals, the Minnesota Twins brought the Twin Cities their first major sports championship and turned the cities into a one big, crazy, happy family.
Read more in Peter Schilling’s ‘In ’87 the Twins turned the towns upside down’.
Image courtesy of the Minnesota Twins
On June 26, 1986, the Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan played a much-hyped show at the Metrodome. The angry letters we found at the Minnesota Historical Society tell the rest of the story.
What’s that smell? Oh, just the comforting scent of rye crackers wafting through the MinnPost office.
Ry-Krisp workers in the 1920s. (MN Historical Society)
I work at MinnPost HQ, which is right across the street from the old Ry-Krisp plant — Lisa Peters has a cool post about the company including old photos and old ad campaigns: “The durability of Swedish flat bread”.