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May 17, 2018
Carolyn Lange / TribuneAllen Latham and his daughter, Mary Latham, stand by a photo of John Spicer, who built a cottage on Green Lake in 1895 that's now known as the Spicer Castle. The family said Thursday that the bed and breakfast and restaurant will be closing and the property put up for sale. A closing date has not been determined.play button
Spicer Castle to close: Family of John Spicer has owned lake cottage for 123 years
May 17, 2018 - 9:00pm
March 30, 2018
Jenny Pacanowski carries her puppy after leading a writing workshop for combat women with her organization Females Veterans Empowered to Transition in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Must credit: Photo by Mark Makela for The Washington Post
Female vets keep fighting to be written into history
March 30, 2018 - 8:00pm
March 26, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Paul Heyl, a supporter of the arts in Bird Island, discusses the importance of the recent study on the economic importance of the arts in Renville County, presented Tuesday at the Bird Island Culture Centre.
Emerging arts economy offers nearly $1 million impact in Renville County
March 26, 2018 - 6:02am
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