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August 27, 2016
The original New London depot, built in 1886, was moved Friday to a new location by Peace Lutheran Church. The depot has been the home of Boy Scout Troop 228 for 40 years when it was donated by Burlington Northern and moved to a spot north of the church. The troop will continue to use the depot as its home after more renovations are made at the new location. (Carolyn Lange / Tribune)
New London depot makes another historic move
August 27, 2016 - 8:39am
August 26, 2016
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Video: Moving history down the road
August 26, 2016 - 8:05pm
August 25, 2016
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Mayor Rick Groothuis, left, and curator Gwen Jaenisch will welcome visitors to the Maynard Museum during its grand opening Saturday morning. It’s housed in the 1915-built bank building downtown, which was given to the city by Ron and Diane Fagen.
Small town Maynard has big story to tell
August 25, 2016 - 8:35pm
August 4, 2016
Al Balay, assistant scoutmaster to Boy Scout Troop 228, says moving the depot will preserve a community resource and icon.(Carolyn Lange / Tribune)
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Historic New London train depot ready to depart
August 4, 2016 - 6:14pm
July 3, 2016
The Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall replica, shown Saturday morning in Willmar's Robbins Island Park, remains available for viewing 24/7 until teardown Tuesday morning. (Dan Wallert/Tribune)
Still time to visit Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall replica in Willmar
July 3, 2016 - 4:57pm
June 10, 2016
The Hotel Sacred Heart has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The placement opens opportunities for restoring the building so that it may again become a part of the Renville County community’s commercial activity. (File | Tribune )
High hopes for Hotel Sacred Heart now on National Register of Historic Places
June 10, 2016 - 11:28pm
May 19, 2016
Thomas Rosengren, production manager at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, designed the History Centre and Archives as a place for theater fans to reflect. He spent more than two months painting the space and pulling props and playbills from storage boxes to display them in the second-floor space. (DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE)
New archive, display offers look at The Barn Theatre’s colorful history
May 19, 2016 - 11:09am
May 12, 2016
Hope, left, and Andrew Schmidt play the central roles of Damon and Pythias, heroine and hero, of “The Spirit of Appleton: In Search of the Stories that Shape Us.’’ (PHOTOS BY TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)play button
Walking theater event offers a look at the stories that shaped Appleton
May 12, 2016 - 9:38am
April 20, 2016
The archaeological survey will identify sites in Lac qui Parle County. In some cases, additional work such as shown above will be undertaken to determine the scope of material that may be present at a site. (SUBMITTED)
Team to explore Lac qui Parle County’s history
April 20, 2016 - 11:48pm
Commentary: Histories that should be secret
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
February 25, 2016
Col. Sandra Best
First woman to hold rank of brigadier general in Minnesota National Guard
February 25, 2016 - 2:01pm
February 13, 2016
William F. Williams
Bungled St. Paul hanging was Minnesota’s last execution
February 13, 2016 - 9:00am
February 6, 2016
Despite a steady rain, crowds filled the stands Jan. 23, 2010, to see Eden Prairie and Hermantown play outside during Hockey Day Minnesota in Hermantown. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE)play button
A look at the history of Hockey Day Minnesota
February 6, 2016 - 5:23pm
November 29, 2015
Dean Urdahl grew up hearing tales of the Dakota Wars in Meeker County. play button
Video: Rep. Dean Urdahl compelled to write
November 29, 2015 - 8:58am
November 27, 2015
Decades-long BWCA fight hangs over PolyMet
November 27, 2015 - 12:16am
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