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Description of Chief Medicine Bottle in relation to his death by Dr. Asa W. Daniels (a government physician at the Red Wood agency)

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A picture of former South Saint Paul superintendent I.T. Simley at the groundbreaking ceremonies for the high school that would bear his name, serving the residents of what would in 1965 become Inver Grove Heights.

1963-02-05 students move to new wing.pdf
Simley adds a new wing to the school to support the growing student population; the expansion allows the school to increase their capacity to 1,000 classes.

A March 1965 Minneapolis Star map of the south metropolitan area of the Twin Cities that was shown to readers of a story detailing the issues linked to consolidating Inver Grove Township and Inver Grove Village, specifically the prospect of South St.…

James Backstrom Interview pt 1.mov
**Listener Discretion Advised - graphic content**
James Backstrom spoke about the physical evidence uncovered during the case, some of the witnesses testimonies from the trial, and the argument he presented to the jury himself.

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Police Officer Joshua Otis of the Inver Grove Heights Police Department spoke about the case and how it effected the town and how the investigators take on the case through tip lines and state leads.

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Original architectural plans (not fully completed) for the Pine Bend Historical Monument to be located between Inver Grove and Hastings on Trunk Highway No. 52 & 53 [in 2022, U.S. Highway 52 and Minnesota Highway 55], designed in November 1939 by…

Oral History Transcription.pdf
An interview with Dan Bernardy, A Minnesota fire fighter since 1986 who currently serves as the Fire Operations Supervisor. Interview features a description of Dan's time as part of the crew, his experience growing up around the same time as the…

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A 1965 Star Tribune article detailed how the Minnesota House passed three controversial laws that paved the way for the creation of what is today Inver Grove Heights. A lack of Minnesota Municipal Code law required special legislation to create the…

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A Hmong family is picking crops in an Inver Grove Heights field.
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