In the News

For the most recent articles about The Historical Society or St. Louis Park history, visit the home page. This page will be used for older articles no longer on the home page.


2017

October 7, 2017

Star Tribune: “Sense of Place: Historical Societies offer more than just history”

October 4, 2017

Sun Sailor: “Evening at Copperwing supports St. Louis Park Historical Society”

July 17, 2017

Video recording of our fundraiser event with Lisa Napoli, author of “Ray & Joan”

July 13, 2017

Sun Sailor article: “Battle Over St. Louis Park McDonald’s Had Big Impact On The Founder”

July 12, 2017

Star Tribune cites the Historical Society in their article covering the sale of Holiday Station Stores

May 2017

SLP Magazine: “Health Haven” article by Jeanne Andersen

April 30, 2017

Video recording of our fundraising event with Tom Friedman

April 18, 2017

Sun Sailor article: Interview with Thomas Friedman in advance of his talk at the SLPHS Fundraiser

March 15, 2017

Sun Sailor article: Thomas Friedman to speak at SLPHS Fundraiser

March 2017

SLP Magazine: “Good Riddance to the Lakeland”, article by Jeanne Andersen

January 29, 2017

Star Tribune: “This Must Be The Place”, article about Thomas Friedman and St. Louis Park

2016

November 2016

SLP Magazine article about the Frank Loyd Wright home for sale in St. Louis Park

October 2016

SLP Magazine: “Jenning’s Cafe Circa 1954” article by Jeanne Andersen

October 9, 2016

Patrick Reusse’s’ article in the Star Tribune notes the help from Jeanne Andersen regarding a “Twin Cities Stadium Mystery”

September 9, 2016

Historical Society moves forward on plans for a history center

September 2016

SLP Magazine: Prince’s Purple Rain Warehouse

August 31, 2016

SLP Homes Are at Risk: opinion article by Jeanne Andersen

August 13, 2016

Depot Open House and SWLRT Info Session (PR)

August 10, 2016

Historical Society Moves Ahead on SLP History Center (PR)

July 2016

SLP Magazine article about Shoppers City, by Jeanne Andersen

June 2016

Star Tribune article profiling B. Robert Lewis, a local leader who broke the color barrier in local government.

May 2016

SLP Magazine: “In 1960, St. Louis Park’s Excelsior Boulevard looked more like Gasoline Alley” article by Jeanne Andersen

March 2016

SLP Magazine: “Jim Jennings – the man behind Jenning’s ” article by Jeanne Andersen

March 2016

SLP Magazine: “Welcome to the West End” article by Jeanne Andersen

Feb 18, 2016

“Beer, Wine and Spirits in the Park” program is featured on “Life in the Park” on Community TV

Feb 11, 2016

Jeanne Anderson interviewed about Historical Society for “Life in the Park” on Community TV

Jan 17, 2016

Star Tribune article about SLP street sign project

2015

December 2015

SLP Magazine article about Mayor Kenneth Wolfe, by Jeanne Andersen

Dec 4, 2015

Star Tribune article about SLP history and suburban revival

Dec 2, 2015

Sun Sailor announces Depot Lighting event

November, 2015

SLP Magazine article about original SLP Bank, by Jeanne Andersen

Oct 6, 2015

Sun Sailor announces our Historic Connections event on October 13th

Sep 2015

SLP Magazine article about class of 1937, by Jeanne Anderson.

Sep 2015

Sun Sailor’s SLP Community Guide Page 12 features…us!

Sep 2015

Sun Sailor’s SLP Community Guide Page 24 about famous SLP alumni, written by Jeanne Andersen.

Sep 3, 2015

ParkTV “Life in the Park” highlights our Depot event featuring Doug Johnson.

Aug 30, 2015

Star Tribune mentions our Depot Open House.

Aug 18, 2015

Sun Sailor background story on Aug 30th Depot Open House.

July 16, 2015

Sun Sailor features our Street Sign fundraiser

June 28, 2015

Star Tribune picks up a story on our Street Sign fundraiser

May 2015

Article on the evolution of Miss St. Louis Park program in St Louis Park Magazine

May/June 2015

AAA Magazine Story on Highway 100, pictures from us!

May 2015

A look back at the Ambassador Hotel in St Louis Park Magazine

May 6, 2015

Trustee Sue Ainsworth interviewed by the Sun Sailor about the Antique Parade

May 5, 2015

Antique Parade covered by Star Tribune

April 22, 2015

Jeanne and Ted interviewed by The Echo about how students can get involved with the Society

April 17, 2015

Past President John Olson quoted in Sun Sailor about the SLP LRT Station Designs

April 7, 2015

65-yr anniversary of Citizens Independent Bank

March 2015

SLP Magazine article about Firemen’s Carnival, by Jeanne Andersen

March 23, 2015

Trustee Jeanne Andersen quoted in the StarTribune about Highway 100

February 17, 2015

Trustee Jeanne Andersen quoted about SLP Founding

January 2015

Skippy’s peanut plant story in the SLP Magazine, by Jeanne Anderson


2014

December 2014

SLP Magazine article about Highway 394, by Jeanne Andersen

November 2014

SLP Magazine article about historic Milwaukee Road Depot, by Jeanne Andersen

October 2014

SLP Magazine article about Suburban Pioneers in 1940s, by Jeanne Andersen

June 2014

SLP Magazine article about Hamilton Building fire, by Jeanne Andersen

May 2014

SLP Magazine article about Park Tavern, by Jeanne Andersen

January 2014

SLP Magazine article about Citizens Independent Bank, by Jeanne Andersen


 2013

December 2013

SLP Magazine article about building craftsmanship, by Jeanne Andersen

November 2013

SLP Magazine article about Johnson’s Family Garden, by Jeanne Andersen

September 2013

SLP Magazine article about the Kinsell home, by Jeanne Andersen

August 2013

SLP Magazine article about the Cooper Theater, by Jeanne Andersen