Collaborations with The Minnesota Historian
February 8, 2023
Josh Biber of The Minnesota Historian joins the Matt McNeil Show on AM950. They talked about his recent piece titled, “A Complete Guide to the Ghost Towns of Hennepin County.”
November 8, 2022
Cedar Lake is often overshadowed by the rest of the Chain of Lakes, but this lake is just as deserving as the rest to be considered as a crown jewel of Minneapolis.
September 12, 2022
Meet the falls that eventually became parking lots and warehouses, and learn about the lesser-traveled ones that are diminished, but still remain.
September 6, 2022
Streetcars served Minneapolis for nearly 75 years before buses took over as the main form of mass transportation. In this article, Biber focuses on the Oak-Harriet and Bryant-Penn lines.
August 9, 2022
Years ago, off the south shore of Bde Maka Ska, the summer cottage was the big idea. First planned in the early 1880s, the idea of the Cottage City neighborhood became a reality by 1883.
August 3, 2022
You've seen Bassett Creek on Google Maps, but the 'truculent little river' was hidden deep below Minneapolis streets over 100 years ago.
July 20, 2022
In this series, we will explore the many streetcar lines that ran through Southwest Minneapolis. Let's begin with the Como-Harriet Line.