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October 8, 2018
1,500-year-old pre-Viking era sword discovered in a Swedish lake by Saga Vanecek. Courtesy / JÖNKÖPINGS LÄNS MUSEUM
‘Daddy, I found a sword!’: 8-year-old former Minn. girl finds 1,500-year-old pre-Viking era relic in Swedish lake
October 8, 2018 - 9:08am
October 1, 2018
Almanac for Oct. 1
October 1, 2018 - 11:09am
September 23, 2018
Markus Krueger, programming director at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Minn., shows where Red Cross centers popped up in the county in 1918 during World War I and the Spanish flu pandemic. Jordan Ryan / Forum News Service
A century ago, they went to war to help: Clay County, Minn., nurses made their mark in WWI
September 23, 2018 - 2:36pm
September 17, 2018
Olli Kinkkonen's headstone in Park Hill Cemetery sits near the graves of Isaac McGhie, Elmer Jackson and Elias Clayton, the victims of the 1920 lynching in Duluth. Kinkkonen was buried in an unmarked grave until 1993, when the Tyomies Society installed a headstone that reads "Olli Kinkkonen, 1881 — 1918, Victim of Warmongers." Jimmy Lovrien / Forum News Service
Finnish immigrant was 'victim of warmongers' 100 years ago in Duluth
September 17, 2018 - 8:19pm
September 6, 2018
A player from the Challenger Phillies from Middletown, Delaware celebrates receiving a baseball from President George W. Bush and Cal Ripken Jr. at Tee Ball on the South Lawn at the White House on Sunday July 11, 2004.
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Almanac for September 6
September 6, 2018 - 6:01am
August 12, 2018
The future of Soo Line Engine 2719 is stuck in limbo. The train is currently at the Lake Superior Railroad Museum in Duluth. Tyler Schank / Forum News Service
Lake Superior Railroad Museum to lose steam engine
August 12, 2018 - 8:05am
July 26, 2018
Amelia Earhart in 1928. Photo from the Library of Congress
Dozens heard Amelia Earhart's final, chilling pleas for help, researchers say
July 26, 2018 - 8:44am
June 28, 2018
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Jason Grabinger talks about his book, “Willmar: Images of America,” at The Goodness Coffee House in Willmar.
Willmar is America: Local author pens town history in new book
June 28, 2018 - 6:00pm
Andrew Volstead
Granite Falls to tell Volstead's story for prohibition's centennial
June 28, 2018 - 5:57pm
Sophia Haubrich dances in front of the Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statues on Thursday morning, June 28, while her cousin Sebastian Brooks snaps a photo and her grandmother Gail Haubrich watches. Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service
National Paul Bunyan Day celebrates Minnesota's iconic resident
June 28, 2018 - 5:23pm
June 23, 2018
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A Kaffe Fest/Willmar Fests exhibit by the Kandiyohi County Historical Society, including photos and memorabilia, is on display at the North American State Bank in Willmar through June 30.
Kaffe Fest exhibit runs through June
June 23, 2018 - 9:14am
June 11, 2018
Ya sure: Regional dialects persist across Upper Midwest
June 11, 2018 - 8:05am
June 8, 2018
Thanks to an application by Lakeport Cemetery sexton Karen Keener, a veteran's grave marker now honors the service of Civil War veteran Johann Christian Lukenbill. Submitted photo
Civil War veteran gets grave marker 99 years after death
June 8, 2018 - 2:04pm
June 7, 2018
Gen. George Armstrong Custer's .22 revolver, which was presented to him by the United States Volunteers in 1863, has an opening bid of $25,000 in Heritage Auctions' Legends of the West Auction. Photo courtesy of Heritage Auctions, HA.com
A lock of Custer's hair, Sitting Bull's rifle featured in auction of Little Bighorn collection
June 7, 2018 - 7:48pm
June 6, 2018
The baseball that Babe Ruth autographed for Bobby Barrett at the old Lyric Theater during an offseason meet-and-greet tour of vaudeville houses in 1926. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service
Duluth Depot to unveil Babe Ruth-signed baseball
June 6, 2018 - 5:54pm