Pat, who is going on 107 years old, says she was surprised that her difficulty breathing was caused by a heart problem, not her lungs.
Prof. Samira Kawash has written a fascinating cultural history of candy: “Candy: A Century of Panic and Pleasure.” WTIP’s Dick Swanson spoke with her recently to learn more about how candy has evolved from a rare treat to integral part of our diets, and why people have such mixed feelings about sugar and candy. You can check out her website and read more at candyprofessor.com
Forestville, Minnesota was once a thriving community, thanks to fertile soil, ample timber, and good water resources. But when the region’s first railroad bypassed Forestville in 1868, everything changed. MN90 Producer Andi McDaniel learns how Forestville went from boom town to ghost town.