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February 25, 2019
He won $21 million after 39 years wrongly locked up. He has one cop to thank for freeing him.
February 25, 2019 - 11:22am
February 18, 2019
Jerry Westrom, courtesy of Hennepin County Sheriff's Office
Jerry Westrom charged in 25-year-old murder case, defense attorney says evidence is thin
February 18, 2019 - 12:39pm
February 10, 2019
Steve Drees used DNA testing to find his birth mother and several cousins. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
In his DNA: How one adoptee’s DNA test helped uncover his birth family
February 10, 2019 - 11:55am
January 5, 2019
Photo of Jeanne Calment at age 22. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
'World's oldest woman' was 122 when she died, but researcher says she was lying about age
January 5, 2019 - 4:39pm
November 24, 2018
In October, at the age of 91, Richard Mihalek traveled almost 1,000 miles from Wisconsin to Tennessee to stand at the grave of his father, Ralph Bewley, who was finally identified as Richard’s father with the help of multiple DNA tests and the online genealogy research by his grandson, Nathan Bitzer of St. Paul. (Courtesy photo)
A Minnesota man helps his grandpa find his father, 91 years later
November 24, 2018 - 4:12pm
October 15, 2018
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks at the 2018 Nevada State Democratic Convention in Reno, Nev., on June 23, 2018. Signaling even more strongly her intent to run for president, and to forcefully confront President Donald Trump. Warren on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, released the results of a DNA test that she said indicated she had Native American ancestry. (Bridget Bennett/Copyright The New York Times)
Trump denies promise to give $1 million to charity if Warren proved her Native American DNA
October 15, 2018 - 6:23pm
February 7, 2018
Nicole Persley, center, who grew up in a white farming town in Virginia, didn't realize she is part black until she researched her roots. Family photo
As more people learn of their genetic makeup, unexpected African roots emerge
February 7, 2018 - 1:56pm
January 20, 2017
Dakota County Sheriff's Office resumes DNA collection after court ruling
January 20, 2017 - 10:14am
September 27, 2016
Donovan Wadholm, a hairstylist in Grand Forks, had his DNA tested and, much to his surprise, discovered he may be part African-American and Jewish.  PHOTO BY ERIC HYLDEN/GRAND FORKS HERALD
Through DNA testing, Grand Forks man learns he’s not as Norwegian as he thought
September 27, 2016 - 6:00am