Friday, August 27, 2010

The Iron Range in the 1930s, The Pillsbury Dough Boy, and Split Rock Lighthouse in 90 Seconds

Monday, August 30, KAXE begins a new series, "MN 90", a daily 90 second feature about Minnesota history. You can hear the programs weekdays at 6:05am and at 6pm. They are produced by KAXE, the other 11 other community radio stations that make up AMPERS, and the Minnesota Historical Society. The first programs cover the hardship of unemployment on the Iron Range during the 1930s, the history of Split Rock Lighthouse on the North Shore, and the creation of the Pillsbury Doughboy, and legendary racehorse, Dan Patch.

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