The source of the Mississippi was a consequential mystery after the Revolutionary War. It remains hotly debated in some circles today. Connie Cox, the lead interpretive naturalist at Itasca State Park, discusses the history and science behind this issue with Curious Minnesota podcast host Eric Roper.
The 2023 Organization of Competitive Bodybuilders (OCB) Natural Viking bodybuilding event was held at the Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center in Bloomington on Saturday. The OCB competition only promotes natural events in which every competitor must submit to a drug test and polygraph before the start of the competition.
The U of M held a joint event between PAWS (Pet Away Worry & Stress) and an American Red Cross blood drive inside Coffman Memorial Union on campus in Minneapolis, Minn., on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023. More than 250 volunteers signed up to donate blood during a time when donations are low.