A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped the North Star State, It Happened in Minnesota describes everything from harrowing shootouts with Sioux Indians to the mass execution of thirty-eight men, a bank robbery by Jesse James to the opening of the Mall of America. In an easy-to-read style that is entertaining as well as informative, It Happened in Minnesota will interest people of all ages.
Darrell Ehrlick is the editor of the Winona Daily News in Minnesota. He was born in Billings, Montana and attended graduate school at Emory University and Bennington College. He is an avid reader and baseball fan. He and his wife, Angie, keep an eye on Minnesota, from their home right across the Mississippi River in Trempealeau, Wisconsin.