That’s So Minnesota
The Lost Brothers

The Lost Brothers

April 21, 2020

There's a mystery in Minnesota that is getting some attention these days. The story of the Klein brothers. In 1951, three boys went missing from a Minneapolis park, and they were never seen again. Author Jack El-Hai has been connected to this story for many years, and recently published an emotional book about this case called "The Lost Brothers: A Family's Decades-Long Search." Host Ellery McCardle talks with Jack about why he has stayed connected with this family for so long.

The New Lighthouse Keeper at Split Rock

The New Lighthouse Keeper at Split Rock

April 14, 2020

Hayes Scriven is only a few months into his job as the new Lighthouse Keeper at Split Rock, but he’s already discovering new things about this iconic park along the North Shore. He still can’t believe he got the job, but at the same time he’s finding a connection to this place in a way he never imagined. Host Ellery McCardle talks with Hayes about his vision for the park, and living a lifestyle few Americans have ever experienced.

Northwest Airlines

Northwest Airlines

April 7, 2020

For decades, Northwest Airlines was the hometown airline for Minneapolis-St. Paul, employing thousands of people. But by 2009, it fell into bankruptcy and merged with Delta Air Lines. For many Minnesotans, NWA brings a sense of nostalgia as it opened up this part of the country to global travel, and so much more. Host Ellery McCardle talks with Bruce Kitt, Executive Director of the Northwest Airlines History Center, to talk about the company's legacy. Put two aviation nerds in one room, and they won't stop talking!

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