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James McBenge shields his face from sub-zero temperatures and bone-chilling winds during a morning walk in West Fargo Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, as mountains of snow are piled beside him. Forum News Service file photo
Think this weather is bad? You should have seen the winter of 1996-97
January 19, 2019 - 5:45pm
January 5, 2019
Blanche O’Brien was the switchboard operator for Hines Telephone Association for 40 years. Courtesy of Lowell O'Brien
Early telephone operators brought community together
January 5, 2019 - 4:46pm
January 2, 2019
St. John Lutheran Church and the Hatton water tower are some of the tallest structures in Hatton, N.D. Emily Allen, Grand Forks Herald
Hatton, town of heroic past, looks to the future with school, streets projects
January 2, 2019 - 6:02am
December 28, 2018
A group of friends reserved one of several rooms at Elaine's House of Dreams, a cafe, antique and floral shop off of U.S. Highway 2. Photo by Emily Allen/Grand Forks Herald
Hometown heart: Lakota enjoys new 'skyline' with added infrastructure and city services
December 28, 2018 - 6:20am
December 27, 2018
Worker Tammy Pearce packs a recently sold swastika desk ornament in November 2018 at  Alexander Historical Auctions in Chesapeake City, Maryland.  Photo for The Washington Post by Eileen Blass
History or hatred? Selling Hitler's belongings and Nazi artifacts stirs a backlash
December 27, 2018 - 1:38pm
December 9, 2018
Jessica Davis, photographed on Dec. 3, 2018, is the new site supervisor for the Sibley House Historic Site in Mendota. (Deanna Weniger / Pioneer Press)
New supervisor at Mendota’s Sibley House connects people to the past through stories
December 9, 2018 - 8:05pm
November 30, 2018
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Enacting Article V: North Dakota, South Dakota among 28 states calling for Convention of the States
November 30, 2018 - 9:04pm
November 16, 2018
One of the many decorated Christmas trees on display at the Festival of Trees in 2013 at the Fargodome. Forum News Service file photo
What you might not know about the Christmas tree
November 16, 2018 - 7:36am
November 11, 2018
Kicks Iron.
Frank Fiske / Photo Courtesy SHSND SA 1952-02871
Frontier photographer Frank Fiske's work capturing Standing Rock resurrected in new book
November 11, 2018 - 6:00am
September 23, 2018
Markus Krueger, programming director at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Minn., shows where Red Cross centers popped up in the county in 1918 during World War I and the Spanish flu pandemic. Jordan Ryan / Forum News Service
A century ago, they went to war to help: Clay County, Minn., nurses made their mark in WWI
September 23, 2018 - 2:36pm
September 17, 2018
Olli Kinkkonen's headstone in Park Hill Cemetery sits near the graves of Isaac McGhie, Elmer Jackson and Elias Clayton, the victims of the 1920 lynching in Duluth. Kinkkonen was buried in an unmarked grave until 1993, when the Tyomies Society installed a headstone that reads "Olli Kinkkonen, 1881 — 1918, Victim of Warmongers." Jimmy Lovrien / Forum News Service
Finnish immigrant was 'victim of warmongers' 100 years ago in Duluth
September 17, 2018 - 8:19pm
September 15, 2018
The "Batman House" is one of the attractions featured on Joe Laurin's Lake of the Woods app. (Photo/ Brad Dokken, Grand Forks Herald)
App opens portal to Lake of the Woods
September 15, 2018 - 7:00am
Members of the Brookland Literary and Hunting Club view footage from Eve Austin's oral history project on the club. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Doug Kapustin for The Washington Post
The story of a secret poker society started by pioneering African-Americans
September 15, 2018 - 6:00am
September 10, 2018
“The Manners, Customs and Condition of the North American Indians” by George Catlin is the oldest book in the North Dakota State Library's catalog. The two-volume set was printed in 1841 in London.  Jack Dura / Bismarck Tribune
Oldest materials in ND state archives, library highlight state's past
September 10, 2018 - 6:00am
September 5, 2018
Slow and steady is the rule for the engines taking part in the WMSTR parade, which is held twice a day on the Rollag, Minn., grounds during Labor Day weekend. Vicki Gerdes / Forum News Service
Rollag steam threshers reunion recriuts thousands of volunteers each year
September 5, 2018 - 4:46pm
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