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Challenging an Airport

One richfield family waged a final but determined campaign in a long-running Minneapolis-Richfield contest – the takeover of Richfield land by Minneapolis business leaders to create Wold-Chamberlain Airport, later Minneapolis-St. Paul International. Purists might argue that Gus and Lottie Hohag’s … Continue reading

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One of the Last Farms

Margaret Kramer, a widow, held the most valuable piece of remaining Richfield farm property, forty acres at the intersection of Penn Avenue South and the proposed Interstate 494. Kramer came to Richfield in 1904 and had no intention of leaving. … Continue reading

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