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January 15, 2018
This photo taken after the 1918 fires shows the burned out remains of Cloquet City Hall and jail (back left) behind the Sommerfield store and Washington School on the right. Photo courtesy of the Carlton County Historical Society
Northeast Minn. historians plan events marking 1918 fires that killed hundreds
January 15, 2018 - 9:24pm
January 4, 2018
Sgt. Wilber Hunter, left, died on the ice of the Chesapeake Bay. The Washington Post, Feb. 9, 1936
With a blizzard raging, these rescuers set out on a doomed mission for an icebound island
January 4, 2018 - 2:29pm
Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and Matt Smith as Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, in "The Crown." MUST CREDIT: Robert Viglasky - Netflix.
Do you fall down a Wikipedia rabbit hole after each episode of 'The Crown'? You're not alone.
January 4, 2018 - 12:32pm
January 3, 2018
Detroit Lakes Ice Harvest Committee member Scott Walz takes an auger to drill a hole through the ice on Little Detroit Lake, testing its depth in anticipation of next week's ice harvest. Submitted photo
Conditions look good for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
January 3, 2018 - 3:19pm
January 2, 2018
The front page of The Forum as it appeared on July 18, 1934.
The time a ND governor was convicted of a felony, refused to leave office and declared martial law
January 2, 2018 - 11:07am
December 30, 2017
Mark Halvorson, curator of collections research at the State Historical Society of North Dakota, holds a bomber jacket worn by a New Salem man who served in the Army Air Corps as a radio operator during World War II. The jacket was donated by his family. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
North Dakota's largest museum collects both ordinary, extraordinary
December 30, 2017 - 10:47pm
December 23, 2017
Mark Halvorson, curator of collections research at the State Historical Society of North Dakota, shows the inner workings of a horse-drawn fire engine from approximately 1914 used in Petersburg Fire Department in the northeast park of the state. The storage facility on the edge of Bismarck holds numerous items too large for display at the Heritage Center. (Mike Mccleary, Bismarck Tribune)
State museum exhibits offer glimpse of vast collection
December 23, 2017 - 6:58pm
The Dr. Henry M. Wheeler home at 420 Franklin Ave. is a Victorian Italianate that has undergone many changes before current owners Wayne and Judy Swisher continued the restoration, which began in the 1980s. (photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald)play button
Historic addresses: Stately old homes are window into Grand Forks’ past
December 23, 2017 - 7:00am
November 20, 2017
The Old Lutheran Advent calendar is available for purchase online or in the Moorhead store at 1408 1st Ave. N. Danielle Teigen / The Forum
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
November 20, 2017 - 9:47am
November 18, 2017
Justin Markon (foreground) of St. Paul and his dad, Matt Markon of Poplar, walk into the woods Saturday morning, Nov. 18, during opening day of Wisconin's gun deer season. They hunt with other family members and a long-time friend on land they own south of Pattison State Park. (Sam Cook / Forum News Service)
Hunting with history: For this Wisconsiny deer camp, the deer opener comes with 102 years worth of stories
November 18, 2017 - 5:37pm
November 14, 2017
John Stern, representing the living family members, looks at the painting of his grandfather Herman Stern, who was chosen as the 40th recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Fargo. Then-Gov. Jack Dalrymple, North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger and Merl Paaverud, director of the State Historical Society, were on stage to unveil the portrait. Forum News Service file photo.
Man with a 'Mission': How Herman Stern saved more than 120 Jews from the Holocaust
November 14, 2017 - 5:11am
October 4, 2017
Anne Frank
Who betrayed Anne Frank? Artificial intelligence could finally solve the mystery.
October 4, 2017 - 9:55am
October 1, 2017
Romelle Jones poses for a photograph outside the red door, one of her favorite features of  Art's Cafe that she owned 10 years ago. Jones backed the clean air act when it began. (Jamie Lund / Forum News Service)
She was a clean air pioneer:How ‘freedom to breathe’ in Minnesota started in Moose Lake
October 1, 2017 - 6:00am
September 27, 2017
Pres. Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt (left) image from WikiMedia Commons and Leonardo DiCaprio  (Monica Almeida/ copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Leonardo DiCaprio tackles role of Teddy Roosevelt in upcoming biopic
September 27, 2017 - 2:09pm
September 17, 2017
A March 23, 1999, file photo of a roadside marker along U.S. 52 in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. that located the site of Medicine Bottles' Village, later renamed Pine Bend. Around 2004, when a bridge and interchange were built at 117th Street, the marker was taken down brick by brick — and stashed away. Now the county is working on resurrecting the Pine Bend Historical Marker. Craig Borck / St. Paul Pioneer Press File Photo
Historical roadside marker in Twin Cities suburb could be resurrected
September 17, 2017 - 7:17pm