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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
September 28, 2015
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Video: Civil War actors bring history to life
September 28, 2015 - 7:42am
September 4, 2015
Lac qui Parle Mission reopens after storm
September 4, 2015 - 12:25am
August 1, 2015
Hundreds of motorcycles are parked on Main Street for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, in August of 2006. (Jonathan Ernst | REUTERS)
Sturgis may hit 1 million visitors to mark 75 years of motorcycle rallies
August 1, 2015 - 8:07am
June 26, 2015
Commentary: It is time to remember the Korean War
June 26, 2015 - 11:43pm
June 22, 2015
The PV-2 Harpoon “Attu Warrior’’ cuts across a summer sky above the Fagen Fighters Museum on Saturday. The museum was host to the Ray Fagen Memorial Airshow. (TOM CHERVENY/TRIBUNE)
‘Bombs Away’ air show pays tribute to veterans Saturday in Granite Falls
June 22, 2015 - 12:02am
June 12, 2015
Deon Haider, of Sauk Rapids, auditions for a role in the New London sesquicentennial play as directors Ashley Hanson and Andrew Gaylord listen. The play will be performed July 19 on the shore of the Mill Pond as the audience paddles canoes or rides bikes from scene to scene. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Paddling through history
June 12, 2015 - 11:45pm
May 27, 2015
 Roosevelt Elementary third-graders visit the Guri Endreson Cabin near Lake Solomon, which is northwest of Willmar, Wednesday. The cabin dates to 1858 and was the scene of a massacre that Guri survived during the Dakota War of 1862. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986, according to the Kandiyohi County Historical Society website. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Guri Endreson Cabin
May 27, 2015 - 11:40pm
May 20, 2015
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VIDEO: NLS students present "wax museum"
May 20, 2015 - 11:49am
Natalie Denz, a fourth-grader at New London-Spicer Elementary in New London, portrays the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo Friday during a “wax museum” presentation. The entire fourth grade class researched biographies of notable individuals, dressed as those characters and recited synopses during an event for parents and the public. (TRIBUNE/Carolyn Lange)play button
Bringing history to life
May 20, 2015 - 10:47am
May 11, 2015
The city of Willmar has placed a bronze plaque at the beacon at the former airport. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
City of Willmar hopes preserving airport history leads to land release by FAA
May 11, 2015 - 12:14am
May 9, 2015
Commentary: The Lusitania's role in history
May 9, 2015 - 2:54am