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'Mysteries' author uncovers part of state's strange past

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For close to a decade, Star Tribune news copy chief Ben Welter has been digging up unusual stories from the newspaper’s 140-year-old archive and bringing them to his blog, “Yesterday’s News.”


Welter has posted more than 500 stories and 1,000 images to the blog so far, with more added weekly.

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Michael Brun
Michael Brun is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program. He has worked for the Republican Eagle since March 2013, covering county government, health and local events. 
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