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March 15, 2018
In an undated handout photo, the skeleton of an 8-year-old Neanderthal boy recovered from the El Sidrón cave in Spain. New research suggests that the brain of the juvenile Neanderthal developed more slowly than that of a similarly aged Homo sapiens child, but scientists don’t yet know why. (Paleoanthropology Group MNCN-CSIC via The New York Times Copyright 2018)
Humans bred with this mysterious species more than once, new study shows
March 15, 2018 - 1:32pm
March 9, 2018
Katie Pinke
History is a gift that gives roots to the present
March 9, 2018 - 6:32am
February 25, 2018
George Washington. Library of Congress.
The epic bender to celebrate George Washington and the newly finished U.S. Constitution
February 25, 2018 - 11:03am
February 24, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The historic home on the northside of Willmar is demolished Wednesday morning. Post-demolition, Project Turnabout will plan how to use the property for their addiction recovery program.
A piece of Willmar's history is lost and saved
February 24, 2018 - 10:13am
February 22, 2018
The plutonium at Hierapolis, Turkey / Wikimedia Commons
Scientists discover the secret to ancient Roman 'Gate to Hell'
February 22, 2018 - 1:23pm
February 19, 2018
This copy of the Declaration of Independence, made in the 1820s, was given to founding father James Madison. MUST CREDIT: Handout
Rare copy of Declaration of Independence survived Civil War hidden behind wallpaper
February 19, 2018 - 1:57pm
February 17, 2018
Earl B. Olson
Turkey Trivia: What do you know of Jennie-O?
February 17, 2018 - 3:24pm
January 30, 2018
WWII Combat Vet P-51D Sierra Sue II upon completion. (AirCorps Aviation photo)
Plane restored in Bemidji to fly over Super Bowl
January 30, 2018 - 8:57pm
January 29, 2018
Commentary: Want a free press? Then protect - and celebrate - whistleblowers.
January 29, 2018 - 2:03pm
January 20, 2018
Detroit Lakes resident Leonard Thielen, who is the grandfather of Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (note the "Thielen No. 19" socks on his wall), spent eight years working for the ice harvesting company Addison-Miller, slinging ice into railroad boxcars. (Vicki Gerdes / Forum News Service)
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
January 20, 2018 - 2:32pm
January 15, 2018
This photo taken after the 1918 fires shows the burned out remains of Cloquet City Hall and jail (back left) behind the Sommerfield store and Washington School on the right. Photo courtesy of the Carlton County Historical Society
Northeast Minn. historians plan events marking 1918 fires that killed hundreds
January 15, 2018 - 9:24pm
January 4, 2018
Sgt. Wilber Hunter, left, died on the ice of the Chesapeake Bay. The Washington Post, Feb. 9, 1936
With a blizzard raging, these rescuers set out on a doomed mission for an icebound island
January 4, 2018 - 2:29pm
Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and Matt Smith as Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, in "The Crown." MUST CREDIT: Robert Viglasky - Netflix.
Do you fall down a Wikipedia rabbit hole after each episode of 'The Crown'? You're not alone.
January 4, 2018 - 12:32pm
January 3, 2018
Detroit Lakes Ice Harvest Committee member Scott Walz takes an auger to drill a hole through the ice on Little Detroit Lake, testing its depth in anticipation of next week's ice harvest. Submitted photo
Conditions look good for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
January 3, 2018 - 3:19pm
December 2, 2017
Martha Westlund, 102, talks about her long life, which includes memories of her mother hurriedly packing to possibly flee the wild fires of 1918. A change in the wind spared the family’s home from the blaze. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Red sky remembrance: Martha Westlund, 102, recalls the time of 1918 Cloquet fire
December 2, 2017 - 4:04pm