The Minnesota

​Territorial Pioneers

Established May 11, 1897 - Incorporated 1924

Steve Thayer


Steve Thayer was born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, and makes his home in Edina.  His second book, The Weatherman, was a best seller, and is set in St. Paul. 

Minnesotan of the Year

1996 Minnesotan of the Year

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