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This week in state history


October 25, 2019

Historic Minnesota events with anniversaries this coming week.

Oct. 25

1987 In the seventh game of the World Series, the Twins beat the St. Louis Cardinals with a score of 4-2, winning the series 4-3.

2002 While running for a third term in office, United States Senator for Minnesota Paul Wellstone dies in a plane crash with his wife and daughter. He was elected to the Senate in 1990 as a liberal Democrat. After his death, his surviving sons and former campaign manager would go on to create The Wellstone Action progressive advocacy organization in their family’s honor.

Oct. 26

1950 Edwar...

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