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George departs Shuster's curling team
Lynx vet Brunson credits vegan diet for her longevity
Humor tops bill on annual Gopher Road Trip
'The sheer joy': Adapted bowling is growing in the area
March 30, 2018
Female vets keep fighting to be written into history
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - When Jenny Pacanowski took the floor, she stood tall, looked straight into the crowd and told her story just like this: When...
March 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 15, 2018
Humans bred with this mysterious species more than once, new study shows
We rarely portray Neanderthals, our close relatives, as telegenic. Museum exhibits give them wild tangles of hair, and Hollywood reduces them...
March 15, 2018 - 1:32pm
March 9, 2018
History is a gift that gives roots to the present
Since March is National Women's History Month, I've been reflecting on a few stories I've been told about a woman in our family lineage whose...
March 9, 2018 - 6:32am
February 25, 2018
The epic bender to celebrate George Washington and the newly finished U.S. Constitution
It had been a long week after an exhausting summer. On Sept. 14, 1787, delegates at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia put down their...
February 25, 2018 - 11:03am
February 22, 2018
Scientists discover the secret to ancient Roman 'Gate to Hell'
Two millennia ago, a small Greco-Roman temple in present-day Turkey awed and enthralled its residents. Just beyond its stone gate, in a grotto...
February 22, 2018 - 1:23pm
February 19, 2018
Rare copy of Declaration of Independence survived Civil War hidden behind wallpaper
During the Civil War, the precious document was hidden behind wallpaper in a home in Virginia to keep Union soldiers from finding it. Later,...
February 19, 2018 - 1:57pm
February 12, 2018
Old news rich in history
FARGO—Lined with dusty filing cabinets full of yellowed newspaper clippings and old books, the little room on the west side of the Forum...
February 12, 2018 - 8:00am
January 30, 2018
Plane restored in Bemidji to fly over Super Bowl
BEMIDJI, Minn.—A World War II-era aircraft restored to its original condition in Bemidji, Minn., will have the eyes of the world on it...
January 30, 2018 - 8:57pm
January 29, 2018
Commentary: Want a free press? Then protect - and celebrate - whistleblowers.
Steven Spielberg's acclaimed film "The Post" heroizes the role of The Washington Post in publishing the Pentagon Papers - the top-secret history of decision-making in the Vietnam War. It is an alluring tale that celebrates the press as an essential check on an unfettered presidency,...
January 29, 2018 - 2:03pm
January 26, 2018
In handwritten letter, former ND man allegedly claims 3 Alcatraz prisoners 'barely' survived 1962 escape - and that he's one of them
The questions have stymied law enforcement agencies, haunted family members and intrigued the public for more than half a century. Did the three...
January 26, 2018 - 1:56pm
January 20, 2018
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Since early January, there have been two big storylines dominating local headlines and dinner table conversations...
January 20, 2018 - 2:32pm
January 15, 2018
Northeast Minn. historians plan events marking 1918 fires that killed hundreds
CLOQUET, Minn.—In 2010, Helen Olson — then 99 years old — recalled watching from a hillside as Cloquet burned. "My mother and...
January 15, 2018 - 9:24pm
January 4, 2018
With a blizzard raging, these rescuers set out on a doomed mission for an icebound island
Heavy snow blew horizontally across the frozen Chesapeake Bay into the faces of the 16 men in Crisfield, Maryland, who were loading sleds with...
January 4, 2018 - 2:29pm
Do you fall down a Wikipedia rabbit hole after each episode of 'The Crown'? You're not alone.
You know the drill: In the middle of binge-watching a TV series, you grab your phone or laptop and go straight to the show's Wikipedia page....
January 4, 2018 - 12:32pm
January 3, 2018
Conditions look good for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Conditions are good for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years as ice thickness near the Detroit Lakes...
January 3, 2018 - 3:19pm