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Single boots, clothes, partial children’s games, masks, holiday decorations and garbage rest in the garbage bin at Goodwill Industries in Duluth. Many items get dumped at Goodwill on Sunday evenings, and once they get wet they cannot be brought into the building. Jed Carlson / Forum News Service
How to make sure your donated items aren't burdening charities
2 hours 23 min ago
November 30, 2019
The popular narrative of rural decline doesn't match the facts, according to University of Minnesota educator Neil Linscheid. He pointed to economic and demographic data as well as examples from the area where rural communities are adapting to a changing world. The Island Market in Bird Island is an example of where residents joined to support economic development by investing in and keeping a supermarket in the community. 
Tom Cherveny / West Central Tribune file photo
Time for rural Minnesota to write its 'own' narrative
November 30, 2019 - 12:00pm
Flags of the five Native American tribes in North Dakota are now on display outside the governor's office at the state Capitol, including one representing the Sisseton-Wahpeton-Oyate tribe, seen in the foreground. Forum News Service file photo
Sisseton Wahpeton Nation created through movement, sometimes willing but sometimes forced
November 30, 2019 - 8:00am
November 28, 2019
Feather regalia is seen during the Mandaree Hidatsa Powwow Friday, July 19, in Mandaree, N.D. Meagan Deanne / Forum News Service
How smallpox brought the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara tribes together
November 28, 2019 - 4:12pm
November 26, 2019
The affection between Wally Rodewald and his Shetland pony, Molly, is obvious. Rodewald says he has spent virtually his entire life around horses, since growing up on his parents' dairy farm near Callaway. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
After devastating fire, Detroit Lakes man reflects on years spent spreading his love for horses
November 26, 2019 - 10:03am
November 25, 2019
Deep snow covered downtown Grand Forks in the aftermath of the Thanksgiving blizzard of 1896. Courtesy of the State Historical Society of North Dakota
Wind blew 'great guns' in killer Thanksgiving blizzard of 1896
November 25, 2019 - 7:00am
November 22, 2019
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe closed its offices Tuesday, June 25, to hold horse races and a powwow in celebration of the victory at the Battle of Greasy Grass in 1876. Natasha Rausch / The Forum
Standing Rock Nation once part of Great Sioux Reservation
November 22, 2019 - 7:00am
November 19, 2019
Haley Wolfe, who was crowned Miss North Dakota 2019 in June, will travel to Connecticut in December to compete in the Miss America Competition. Submitted photo
Carrington native to compete for Miss America
November 19, 2019 - 6:00am
November 16, 2019
The flag of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. Special to The Forum
The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa migrated from East Coast to North Dakota
November 16, 2019 - 3:06pm
November 12, 2019
GiveMN hopes to surpass record 2018 fundraising
November 12, 2019 - 6:51pm
Kella With Horn, an Aberdeen woman and U.S. Army veteran, stands in front of a portrait of herself painted by watercolorist Mary Whyte. The portrait is one of 50 from the exhibition, "We the People," a series of 50 veteran portraits. Submitted photo
Aberdeen veteran, Lakota woman featured in 50 states, 50 veterans portrait project
November 12, 2019 - 2:30pm
November 11, 2019
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum speaks at a Veterans Day ceremony in Bismarck on Monday, Nov. 11. Jeremy Turley / Forum News Service
Burgum, Hoeven speak at Veterans Day ceremony in Bismarck
November 11, 2019 - 1:23pm
Warren "Wayne" McCoy, 99, is shown at his home in Detroit Lakes, Minn., on Nov. 8, 2019. McCoy served as a bombardier during WWII and was held captive by German forces for nearly seven months. Chris Flynn / The Forum
Detroit Lakes man shot down in WWII remembers time in German prison camp like it was yesterday
November 11, 2019 - 7:30am
November 9, 2019
Member of the Arrowhead Astronomical Society in Duluth share the May 2016 Mercury transit with passersby. We’ll be out again to share this rare event on Monday, weather-permitting, in front of the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium on the University of Minnesota-Duluth campus from 9 a.m. to noon. Bob King / Forum News Service
Astro Bob: Your guide to Monday’s transit of mercury
November 9, 2019 - 5:47pm
November 8, 2019
Mourners hold candles at Harmon Park in Williston, N.D., on Friday, Nov. 8. Jeremy Turley / Forum News Serviceplay button
Williston holds somber vigil for local mother, 4 kids killed in Mexico
November 8, 2019 - 8:02pm