Curious Minnesota

Listen: How an inside joke led to St. Cloud getting its name

May 5
Reporter Jenny Berg joins the Curious Minnesota podcast to share the tale behind St. Cloud's moniker.
Curious Minnesota

How the heck did Minnesota end up with a state muffin?

May 13
Students at a northern Minnesota elementary school received a civics lesson they'll never forget.
Curious Minnesota

Why does Minnesota require new license plates every seven years?

May 6
Regularly replacing license plates is a hassle for drivers that dates back more than three decades.
Curious Minnesota

Listen: The hidden electrical system that keeps our lights on

May 5
Reporter Mike Hughlett joins the Curious Minnesota podcast to discuss where Minnesota's electricity originates, and how it gets to homes.
Curious Minnesota

What is Minnesota's connection to the historic Dred Scott decision?

April 29
The U.S. Supreme Court case that laid the groundwork for the Civil War traces its roots to the frontier area that became Minnesota.
Curious Minnesota

Listen: Why do Minnesotans have accents?

April 21
The Curious Minnesota podcast delves into the accent's origins and what defines this uniquely Minnesotan way of speaking.