The Minnesota

​Territorial Pioneers

Established May 11, 1897 - Incorporated 1924

Minnesotan of the Year

Previous Award Recipients

1993 Minnesotan of the Year

Michael Barone

Michael Barone is the host and producer of Pipedreams, a nationally syndicated radio program about organ music. He is a nationally acclaimed talent and expert on the pipe organ. He also hosts broadcasts of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra on Minnesota Public Radio.