Charlie Brown and Franklin: Hidden history

We know the comic strips, and immediately recognize the music. We know Snoopy, the story of the great pumpkin, but until more recently no one has known much of anything about the Peanuts' character Franklin, including Minnesota Historical Society’s Program Associate Jacob Rorem.

Meet Northwest Airlines 1st Black pilot

After serving time in the Air Force, Woody Fountain became the first Black pilot for Northwest Airlines. His career took him across the globe, and he's now looking back at his time in the sky. FOX 9's Tim Blotz shares more about Fountain's incredible story.

A hero of the Underground Railroad buried in Minnesota

Known for his work on the Underground Railroad, William Goodridge is a legend in York, Pennsylvania. But this historical figure is also important for Minnesota because he’s buried in Minneapolis.

MN man breaking barriers from inside a cockpit

A Minnesota native, Woody Fountain, was the first Northwest (now Delta) Black pilot. That's not the only way Fountain broke barriers during his career as a pilot. FOX 9's Tim Blotz has more.

Black-owned aviation store soars to new heights

As a pilot for United Airlines, Donnie Gardner has traveled the world. Now with his store in the historic Hamm Building in downtown St. Paul, he is trying to motivate others to do the same.