Hamline’s Old Main

Hamline University was founded in Red Wing, Minnesota 158 years ago. Named after a Methodist Bishop, this private liberal arts college is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state. One of the five Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities, Hamline has a total enrollment of 4,900 undergraduate and …

A Fishy Fellow’s Zoo

Originally from upstate New York, Robert Jones came to Minneapolis in 1876. He got a job delivering meat and managed to scrape up $500 to buy a fish market on Hennepin Avenue. Jones was known “The Oyster King” after he took out an ad in the St. Paul Pioneer Press …