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Lex Porter, Code Talker

Lex Porter, a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, served in World War II. When family asked, he said he’d been a radio operator. They only found out after his death he’d been a code talker. Here’s Britt Aamodt.

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Monica LaPlante

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MN90: The Return of the Wolf

1986 – National Geographic photographer from Minnesota, Jim Brandenburg wanted to see wolves returned to Yellowstone National Park. Farmers weren’t so sure. But what if Brandenburg could raise money to compensate farmers in the event wolves did attack their livestock? Here’s Britt Aamodt.


MN90: Sick of Sarah’s Free Album

2011 – The all-girl Minneapolis punk band Sick of Sarah had a present for users of BitTorrent, the file-sharing site. Beginning that February, anybody with the application would get the group’s new album for free. But would this drive more fans to their concerts? Here’s Britt Aamodt.


MN90: James Hong Everywhere All at Once

January 2020 – James Hong was a Minnesota-born actor who’d started acting in the 1950s. He had hundreds of film and TV credits. But this new film he’d been offered, Everything Everywhere All at Once, felt like the multiverse adventure romp he’d been waiting for all his life. Here’s Britt Aamodt.


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