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May 26, 2020
Peggy Lee got her start singing on the radio at WDAY. Special to The Forum
Is that all there is? Not for North Dakota's Peggy Lee, whose music continues to find new fans
May 26, 2020 - 8:00am
April 28, 2020
Investigators converged on Trollwood Park in north Fargo Tuesday, April 28, after a passerby found what may be human bones. Dave Samson / The Forum
North Fargo park, site of bone find, was once home to graveyards
April 28, 2020 - 8:04pm
April 27, 2020
Joe Westerberg transcribes one of the letters his father Allen wrote while in the U.S. Navy during World War II and afterwards while serving occupation duty in Japan. (Steve Kuchera /
The war at home: Duluth man fills time transcribing dad's WWII letters
April 27, 2020 - 8:00am
April 24, 2020
Two-hundred beds have been set up in the Fargodome for use as a field hospital in case coronavirus patients overwhelm medical centers in the metro area. David Samson / The Forum
Wanted: Your COVID-19 pandemic stories to preserve a piece of history in North Dakota and Minnesota
April 24, 2020 - 10:30am
April 6, 2020
Jim Shaw greets guests Dave and Dee Pretty of Moorhead during a Patriots' Day celebration at the Clyde and Esther Allen home in south Moorhead in April 2018. Shaw is a native of Massachusetts, one of a handful of states that currently observe Patriots' Day. Forum News Service file photo
Bill would bring holiday celebrating start of American Revolution to Minnesota
April 6, 2020 - 7:00am
March 29, 2020
Michael Fedo is the author of “The Lynchings in Duluth." The book, originally published in 1979, tells the story of the lynchings of Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson and Isaac McGhie. (Tyler Schank /
Author of 'The Lynchings in Duluth' broke silence on city's dark history
March 29, 2020 - 8:00pm
March 22, 2020
Emergency Hospital during influenza epidemic, Camp Funston, Kansas. National Museum of Health and Medicine photo
Spanish flu hit ND, Minnesota 'like a house on fire': Pandemic lessons from history
March 22, 2020 - 5:49pm
March 21, 2020
State symbols are part of what makes Minnesota home
March 21, 2020 - 9:00am
March 10, 2020
David Treuer, who grew up on the Leech Lake Reservation in Minnesota, wrote "The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee." Photo by Nisreen Breek / Special to The Forum
'Conflicted feelings' led to Minnesota author's book on Native American life post-Wounded Knee
March 10, 2020 - 7:30am
March 8, 2020
Renovation work continues at Virginia's B'nai Abraham synagogue. The building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is no longer a working temple and serves primarily as a museum on the history of Jews on the Iron Range. (Robin Washington /
Minnesota Historical Society blacklists groups over state-funded projects that never got off the ground
March 8, 2020 - 5:38pm
February 22, 2020
Curt Eriksmoen, "Did You Know That?" columnist
Eriksmoen: Test your knowledge with this North Dakota trivia quiz
February 22, 2020 - 12:00am
February 21, 2020
Christopher Lehman, a St. Cloud State University professor, stands with his book "Slavery's Reach: Southern Slaveholders and the North Star State" in his office Oct. 23. Clairissa Baker / St. Cloud Times
Minnesota fought for the Union in the Civil War. So how did the state benefit from slavery?
February 21, 2020 - 6:00am
January 31, 2020
Agatha Frisby, a local architect, wrote the nominations to include the Forest River (N.D.) State Bank and the Icelandic Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pembina, N.D., also known as the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. John, on the National Register of Historic Places. Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota church, bank added to historic register
January 31, 2020 - 6:00am
January 6, 2020
In this undated photo, Lloyd Timm, of Kellogg, Minn., stands guard in his Navy uniform. The remains of Timm, who was killed in action on Dec. 7, 1941, while stationed aboard the USS Oklahoma at Pearl Harbor, will be returned to his family after being identified this past fall. (Contributed photo)
WWII sailor from Kellogg returns home for burial
January 6, 2020 - 5:45pm
January 4, 2020
Rick Crume displays a photographic glass plate negative of the Glyndon Congregational United Church of Christ taken in the 1800s. The Clay County church's final service is Sunday, Jan. 5. David Samson / The Forum
After nearly 150 years of weddings, funerals and Sunday services, this Clay County church is shutting down
January 4, 2020 - 11:23am