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BACK THEN WITH TRACY BRIGGS

We asked readers to weigh in on their favorite commercials and jingles over the years. And many of you had the same handful of answers, "Back Then" columnist Tracy Briggs says.
When you only have 3 or 4 stations, you tend to hear the same commercials over and over again, and boy do we remember them. "Back Then" columnist Tracy Briggs wants to know your favorites.
Before Title IX, some schools got creative with activities for the female students.
For Memorial Day, an American military cemetery in Cambridge wants to honor the Americans (including North Dakotans and Minnesotans) who are buried there with photos beside their grave markers. Maybe you know one of these men.

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They endured long hours in the snow and cold. Whatever happened to the high school boys who tried to make seesaw history?
The 1950 U.S. Census has officially been released after 72 years of waiting. What you learn about America back then might surprise you, according to columnist Tracy Briggs.
Some of these candies have been around for more than 100 years and might bring back great memories of childhood, but columnist Tracy Briggs has a question: Would you eat them today?
A Moorhead man has the legal middle name Luckyboy, and it's fitting considering his luck as a 5-day-old who was struck by a bullet.
The letter from King George was both a thank you and a shot in the arm.
In her Fargo days, superstar Peggy Lee fell in love with the man who was later killed in WWII. Years later, she was deeply moved when his fraternity remembered.

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The "King of the Beatniks" himself Jack Kerouac was impressed by something that happened to him in Dickinson in 1949.
The iconic local TV personality died last week, but he left his mark on my career, Forum columnist Tracy Briggs says.
We're not in St. Olaf anymore, but that's fine with Alice Hogenson, who has precious memories of an awesome day with comedy legend Betty White.

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