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December 30, 2019
"I got a second chance to live, to be a father, to be a husband and a producing human being," says Steven Hylbak, who wears the most important hat from his collection in his Apple Valley home on Dec. 12. Hylbak, who survived a brain aneurysm while in his early 30s, is known as "The Hat Man" for the crazy hats he wears around town. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota ‘Hat Man’ wears crazy hats, makes people smile
December 30, 2019 - 12:00am
December 28, 2019
Jim Shaw
Shaw: The gift of citizenship
December 28, 2019 - 10:00am
October 21, 2019
Dawn Degidio had been riding a bicycle back from Thompson, shown here, to Grand Forks, when she collapsed and a stranger stopped to help. Forum News Service file photo
Saved from suicide attempt, former Grand Forks resident grateful to stranger
October 21, 2019 - 7:20pm
October 18, 2019
Katie Pinke
The Pinke Post: Offline communities need youth to keep going
October 18, 2019 - 6:00am
September 22, 2019
Jessie Veeder, Coming Home columnist.
Veeder: Community runs on heartbeats
September 22, 2019 - 7:00am
September 11, 2019
Caroline Routley (right) of South Range serves Becky Scherf of Superior pancakes during the Border Town Betties pancake breakfast at the Lake Superior Dragon Boat Festival in Superior.
Superior group mixes pinup style and community service
September 11, 2019 - 1:55pm
July 6, 2019
Gayle Haugen, center, and her two daughters, Amanda Evenson, left, and Jaime Fuchs, opened "Mill Street Cafe" a couple of months ago in Fertile, Minn. Fertile was selected to represent Minnesota in the "Fifty Nicest Places in America" contest.  Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
It's official: Fertile, Minn., really is a nice place to live
July 6, 2019 - 4:38pm
July 3, 2019
Fireworks over Lake Bemidji. (Pioneer file photo)
Have a pet-friendly Fourth: Tips to keep pets safe during Independence Day celebrations
July 3, 2019 - 5:55pm
May 27, 2019
Gorge Arts and Heritage Council members Laurel Brusseau, Lianne and Bill Zeller, Leona Schneider, Susan Karel, Frankie Carrier and Carol Clark gather outside the renovated Walla Theater in Walhalla, where Lorie Line performed recently. The theater had been closed for more than 37 years.
Walhalla, N.D., theater reopens for first time in more than three decades
May 27, 2019 - 7:34pm
February 18, 2019
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Mugging for the camera
February 18, 2019 - 4:23pm
November 26, 2018
Tariq Khamisa, in a photo for his senior year in high school, was murdered in 1995. Courtesy of Tariq Khamisa Foundation
A victim's father, the killer's grandfather and a shared mission to protect youths from violence
November 26, 2018 - 2:51pm
October 27, 2018
East-central South Dakota family loses house in fire, waits for baby's liver transplant
October 27, 2018 - 3:57pm
October 6, 2018
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A Halloween party with a purpose
October 6, 2018 - 9:03am
September 19, 2018
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One of a kind: Local foosball player applies skills to become pro
September 19, 2018 - 7:00am
Hannah Barberg started Hannah's Sweets last year as a way to raise funds for her favorite charity, the Children's Shelter of Cebu. She set up her bakery stand outside her family's home on Thursday. She's been baking since she was just 3 years old. Marie Johnson / Forum News Service
10-year-old baker and fundraiser, Hannah Barberg, has found the right recipe for making a difference
August 19, 2018 - 6:00am