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January 3, 2019
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The Sacred Heart Historical Society has been awarded a $199,150 grant from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund of the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment to restore the exterior of the Hotel Sacred Heart. The local group intends to give the hotel a new life as a multi-purpose facility for the community.
Chance at second life for Hotel Sacred Heart
January 3, 2019 - 5:18am
December 21, 2018
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Wilfred Keeble, the official Staff Carrier for the ride, talks Friday about the emotions he had while riding during the Dakota 38+ 2 Wokiksuye Horse Ride. play button
Riding to heal: Annual Dakota 38+ 2 Wokiksuye Horse Ride stops at Lower Sioux
December 21, 2018 - 6:42pm
December 9, 2018
Jessica Davis, photographed on Dec. 3, 2018, is the new site supervisor for the Sibley House Historic Site in Mendota. (Deanna Weniger / Pioneer Press)
New supervisor at Mendota’s Sibley House connects people to the past through stories
December 9, 2018 - 8:05pm
October 31, 2018
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A Sperry House volunteer once reported finding a drawer in the china hutch had been opened when she was alone in the house, and the Johnsdale Paranormal Group made that area a focus of their investigation of the historic home in Willmar earlier this year.
A different kind of Sperry House story in Willmar
October 31, 2018 - 7:03am
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.
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