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MN90: The Red Stone of Minnesota

MN90: The Red Stone of Minnesota

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Britt Aamodt relates the history of a billions-year-old Minnesota stone that has been used in sacred Native American rites, sculpture and even acrylic paint.

MN90: Ward Kimball – One of Disney’s Nine Old Men

MN90: Ward Kimball – One of Disney’s Nine Old Men

Ward Kimball grew to love art in Minneapolis. But MN90 producer Britt Aamodt says he made his art magic as one of the animators on Walt Disney’s greatest films.

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MN90: The Rocks that Came from Ancient Sea Life

MN90: The Rocks that Came from Ancient Sea Life

There are rocks in Northern Minnesota that are older than you think. MN90 producer Britt Aamodt finds out they weren’t always rocks either.

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MN90: The Foam Ball that Doesn’t Hurt Windows…or Old People

MN90: The Foam Ball that Doesn’t Hurt Windows…or Old People

St. Paul toy designer Reyn Guyner had a hit with Twister. But what could be his next big game? MN90 producer Britt Aamodt tosses out an idea.

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MN90: The Animating Docter of Pixar

MN90: The Animating Docter of Pixar

Pete Docter imagined adventures at his childhood home in Bloomington, MN. But at Pixar, says Britt Aamodt, he animated them.

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MN90: St. Paul Friends and Supreme Court Justices

MN90: St. Paul Friends and Supreme Court Justices

How does a St. Paul boy become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice? MN90 producer Britt Aamodt says it doesn’t hurt to have an old fishing pal on the bench.

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MN90: Minnesota’s Glacial Days

MN90: Minnesota’s Glacial Days

Minnesotans grouse about long, cold winters now. But until 10,000 years ago, those long cold stretches were positively glacial, says Britt Aamodt.

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MN90: Mary Tyler Moore’s Minneapolis Hat Toss

MN90: Mary Tyler Moore’s Minneapolis Hat Toss

The Mary Tyler Moore Show, which debuted in 1970, is considered one of the best TV shows in history. When fans think about their show, says Britt Aamodt, they also think about that famous hat toss in a wintry Minneapolis intersection.

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MN90: From Minnesota to Wild on the Pacific Crest Trail

MN90: From Minnesota to Wild on the Pacific Crest Trail

By 1995, Cheryl Strayed had married, divorced and lost her mother to cancer. Britt Aamodt reports how the writer left home and found a new direction on the hiking trail.

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MN90: A National Geographic Photographer’s Time at the Lake

MN90: A National Geographic Photographer’s Time at the Lake

William Albert Allard spent boyhood summers at Lake Gladstone outside Nisswa, Minnesota. Decades later, the National Geographic photographer returned, says Britt Aamodt, to tell the Minnesota Lake Country story in pictures.

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MN90: A Camera, Two Kids and Annie Griffiths’ Ripple Effect

MN90: A Camera, Two Kids and Annie Griffiths’ Ripple Effect

Annie Griffiths was only taking pictures for a photo class at the University of Minnesota. But what she saw through a lens made her change her major—and, says Britt Aamodt, gave her the tools to change women’s lives through visual storytelling.

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