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July 10, 2017
The scope of input on whether to reopen Grand Mound, a Native American burial mound west of International Falls, to the public is expanding to include more input from Native Americans. (Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society)
MN state director gathering Native American input on Grand Mound
July 10, 2017 - 8:30am
July 4, 2017
Bob and Marian Roos discuss Bob's time in the Navy with Dylan Schuett. (Karl Evers-Hillstrom / The Globe)
WWII veteran shares war stories with young history buff
July 4, 2017 - 8:19pm
June 25, 2017
Marjorie Caldwell Hagen, seen in a photo from when she was in Arizona prisons from late 1992 to early 2004, serving time for arsons in Ajo,  Ariz. Her attempts for earlier release on parole met with resistance and were denied. (Image via Arizona Department of Corrections)
Marjorie Caldwell faced years of legal trouble after Duluth's Glensheen murders
June 25, 2017 - 6:00am
One of the victims of the double killings at the Congdon mansion is removed while numerous officers continue to investigate the scene. (1977 file photo / Duluth News Tribune / Forum News Service)
Trail of clues, legal twists kept Glensheen murder case going for years
June 25, 2017 - 6:00am
June 7, 2017
Former President Theodore Roosevelt arrives for the laying of the cornerstone for a Carnegie Library at Fargo College, September 5, 1910.  The campus was once located south of Island Park in Fargo. NDSU Archives, Fargo
Fargo sets sights on new Teddy Roosevelt historical marker
June 7, 2017 - 5:38am
April 30, 2017
Sunday is the 50th anniversary of a storm that drowned four people -- three brothers went out onto the pier and were swept off the pier by the waves, and one of the three Coast Guard members who attempted to rescue them also drowned. Tom Mackay was a friend of Edgar Culbertson, the Coast Guard member who drowned, and sits by a plaque honoring him in Canal Park.  (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
Lake Superior's 'frightful blow'
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
March 13, 2017
Katie Pinke's grandmother's college friend saved these mementos for more than 65 years. Katie Pinke / Agweek
Pinke: Unexpected visit brings joy
March 13, 2017 - 2:30pm
March 4, 2017
Anjanette Schussler, left, and Charles Rodgers of the Minnesota Historical Society talk about an album of historic photos, depicting the construction of the Minnesota State Capitol, which resides in the State Archives collection in St. Paul on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Found in a pile of garbage, a priceless piece of Minnesota Capitol history
March 4, 2017 - 1:00am
February 7, 2017
50 years ago: Garms assigned to U.S. AID in Vietnam
February 7, 2017 - 9:04pm
June 1, 2016
Julie Buntjer/Daily Globe
Rescue of a relic: Worn-out windmill restored to former glory
June 1, 2016 - 9:44pm
May 20, 2016
A checkers board and a couple of stools await players in the General Store at Worthington’s Pioneer Village. The historical site will open for the summer season on May 28. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The village will be open on Memorial Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  (Beth Rickers/Daily Globe)
Pioneer Village opening May 28
May 20, 2016 - 10:18pm
April 7, 2016
Tim Middagh/Daily Globe
Railroad Crossing: Commerce continues to roll through Worthington
April 7, 2016 - 4:27pm
March 29, 2016
Residents listen as architect Jeffrey Nelson presents designs of the Armory Business Center during a public meeting Tuesday night. Tim Middagh/Daily Globe
Art, history center by design: Armory plans leave some asking, ‘What happened to a new library?’
March 29, 2016 - 9:34pm
Ray Crippen is shown in a photo taken in 1966 during Robert Kennedy’s visit to Worthington’s King Turkey Day celebration. (Submitted photo)
A local legacy: Longtime Daily Globe editor Ray Crippen remembered
December 29, 2015 - 2:27pm
November 17, 2015
Reminiscing: 2005 — Bid for spec building construction OK’d
November 17, 2015 - 9:06pm
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