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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
April 7, 2015
Ted Almen runs the Herald’s Heidelberg press, among the vintage equipment that once was essential to publishing the newspaper. Almen and his staff sifted through the relics as they prepared to move the operation to a new building. (TRIBUNE/Tom Cherveny)
Herald uncovers news relics
April 7, 2015 - 10:29pm
Doug Hansen, left, Andrew Fridlay, center, and Wayne Troyer on Friday move a three-quarter size stagecoach that was built at the Hansen Wheel and Wagon shop, at the business near Letcher. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)
Stagecoach to roll from Letcher, South Dakota, to Japan
April 7, 2015 - 7:00am
February 19, 2015
Jeff Vetch holds a memory map that shows locations in New London that are significant to residents’ lives. The locations and stories will be incorporated into a play depicting the 150-year history of New London. (TRIBUNE/Carolyn Lange)
Legends, myths and memories to form basis of original play about history of New London
February 19, 2015 - 11:52pm
A view of the Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Fere-en-Tardenois, near Chateau-Thierry, France in this picture taken in April 2008, with 6,012 at rest there including Paul Cody Bentley who died Sept. 16, 1917. (REUTERS/Alden Bentley)
American volunteers bled and led way to WW1 100 years ago
February 19, 2015 - 7:00am
December 3, 2014
Video: Women who paved the way: Willmar 8
December 3, 2014 - 11:56am
November 20, 2014
Submitted photo courtesy of Howard Patrick
A photo taken in the summer of 1963 of Russian language students -- including Howard Patrick, second from right, at their barracks at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, Calif.
New London man managed hotline to Moscow during time of Kennedy assassination
November 20, 2014 - 9:52am
November 9, 2014
A pair of pedestrians passing the Ole Knudsen display on the exterior wall of Mord’s Hardware store offers a sense of scale of the cut-out of Knudsen. The wall serves as an outdoor art gallery in New London.
The long, incredible walk of Ole Knudsen
November 9, 2014 - 10:54pm
September 15, 2014
Wally Gustafson keeps this photograph of the Japanese surrender aboard the USS Missouri on the wall at his downtown Willmar law office. He was perched atop one of the battleship’s guns only 30 feet away when the instrument of surrender was signed on September 2, 1945. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Wally Gustafson: Witness to surrender of Japan aboard USS Missouri recalls somber event
September 15, 2014 - 12:03am
August 27, 2014
Sacred Heart School was recently place on the National Register of Historic Places. It’s the first step to preserving the 1901 building for future use. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Town tries to save icons
August 27, 2014 - 10:50pm