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March 29, 2020
Author of 'The Lynchings in Duluth' broke silence on city's dark history
DULUTH — In the early 1970s, Duluth native Michael Fedo planned to write a post-World War I novel set in northern Minnesota. One of the scenes...
March 29, 2020 - 8:00pm
Walz encourages ‘state’s largest book club’ during ‘Stay at Home’ order
ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz has invited Minnesotans to “start the state’s largest book club” as they follow his “Stay at Home” order...
March 29, 2020 - 4:25pm
March 15, 2020
Ugly diseases? We’ve been here before. A roundup of some of the best books on the subject
Coronavirus is now officially a global pandemic, according to the World Health Organization. If there is any comfort in this gloomy news, it’s...
March 15, 2020 - 5:05pm
March 10, 2020
'Conflicted feelings' led to Minnesota author's book on Native American life post-Wounded Knee
MOORHEAD, Minn. — David Treuer has lived in the Los Angeles area for a decade, but his cellphone number shows where he really considers home....
March 10, 2020 - 7:30am
March 1, 2020
Book review: Louise Erdrich’s engrossing new novel will lift your heart
Louise Erdrich’s new novel, “The Night Watchman” (Harper, $28.99) is so engrossing, written with such deep affection for the Chippewa people,...
March 1, 2020 - 6:12pm
February 10, 2020
Former North Dakota lawmaker launches book drive for inmates
FARGO — In the 1994 movie “The Shawshank Redemption,” Andy Dufresne — portrayed by Tim Robbins — spent years trying to build a library...
February 10, 2020 - 8:00am
February 7, 2020
Turning a marshmallow into a shot glass (and other tricks from 'Camp Cocktails')
DULUTH — When it comes to camping, the marshmallow has a specific role: to be toasted and then squashed, with chocolate, between graham crackers....
February 7, 2020 - 2:00pm
Abandoned buildings serve as perfect subject for North Dakota meteorologist-turned-author
BISMARCK — North Dakota is many things to many people: it's home to those born and raised in this area; it's school for those who cheer for...
February 7, 2020 - 8:00am
January 21, 2020
Minnesota state hockey tournament book captures the stories that define the event
ST. PAUL — There are so many things that make the Minnesota boys hockey state tournament special to this state: the pageantry, the drama, the...
January 21, 2020 - 9:47am
Book helps kids, parents with an uncomfortable problem
I need to make The brown, sewer snake A doodie, a dookie, Or a big, keister cake. — from “My Poop is Stuck,” by Khalil Dumas and Mary Parkinson...
January 21, 2020 - 9:00am
January 20, 2020
Former Sen. Dorgan visits Fargo for book signing
FARGO — Former North Dakota U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan visited Fargo with a new book in tow Monday, Jan. 20. Dozens lined up at Barnes & Noble for Dorgan to sign copies of his book, "The Girl in the Photograph," which tells the story of his friendship with a Native American woman...
January 20, 2020 - 9:24pm
January 10, 2020
Lay pastor's gift for leading people to God through nature inspires devotional books
FARGO — The components of Rollie Johnson’s life are laid bare in his office at First Lutheran Church in downtown Fargo: pictures of family,...
January 10, 2020 - 7:00am
December 16, 2019
Andrew Clements, author of best-selling children's book 'Frindle,' dies at 70
Andrew Clements, a schoolteacher turned children's author whose first novel, "Frindle" - about a mischievous fifth-grader who coins a new word...
December 16, 2019 - 8:12pm
December 8, 2019
Brad Dokken: New book highlights '40 Years of Dakota Country Magazine'
BISMARCK — Bill Mitzel was working a North Dakota state government job he didn’t much care for in 1980, when he heard a fledgling hunting...
December 8, 2019 - 9:00am
December 1, 2019
This man drove 113,877 miles to every town in ND. His new book reveals what he was searching for on his journey
FARGO — Jim Puppe spent more than a decade driving to every corner of North Dakota. He logged 113,877 miles on his Dodge van, often sleeping...
December 1, 2019 - 8:00am