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Jessie Veeder's special place is special for everyone who has spent time there over the years. Jessie Veeder / Forum News Service
Commentary: Family ranch is a special place, not just for the ones who live there now
June 17, 2018 - 6:53am
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
June 2, 2018
"Backwaters are my natural habitat," said Greg Seitz on the backwaters of the St. Croix River near Scandia and Marine on St. Croix on Friday, June 1, 2018. Seitz has paddled nearly every inch of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway and plans to check his last 20 miles off this summer to mark the 50th anniversary of the riverway.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
St. Croix National Scenic Riverway celebrates 50 years
June 2, 2018 - 4:00pm
May 18, 2018
Allen Latham and his daughter, Mary Latham, stand in a dining room porch at the Spicer Castle. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Serviceplay button
Historic Green Lake bed & breakfast to close
May 18, 2018 - 10:32am
January 30, 2018
WWII Combat Vet P-51D Sierra Sue II upon completion. (AirCorps Aviation photo)
Plane restored in Bemidji to fly over Super Bowl
January 30, 2018 - 8:57pm
January 20, 2018
Detroit Lakes resident Leonard Thielen, who is the grandfather of Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (note the "Thielen No. 19" socks on his wall), spent eight years working for the ice harvesting company Addison-Miller, slinging ice into railroad boxcars. (Vicki Gerdes / Forum News Service)
DL's Leonard Thielen - Adam Thielen's grandpa - recounts his days as an ice harvester
January 20, 2018 - 2:32pm
January 15, 2018
This photo taken after the 1918 fires shows the burned out remains of Cloquet City Hall and jail (back left) behind the Sommerfield store and Washington School on the right. Photo courtesy of the Carlton County Historical Society
Northeast Minn. historians plan events marking 1918 fires that killed hundreds
January 15, 2018 - 9:24pm
January 12, 2018
Column: Big-a pizza pie was long time coming to Worthington
January 12, 2018 - 10:58pm
January 3, 2018
Detroit Lakes Ice Harvest Committee member Scott Walz takes an auger to drill a hole through the ice on Little Detroit Lake, testing its depth in anticipation of next week's ice harvest. Submitted photo
Conditions look good for Detroit Lakes' first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
January 3, 2018 - 3:19pm
December 2, 2017
Martha Westlund, 102, talks about her long life, which includes memories of her mother hurriedly packing to possibly flee the wild fires of 1918. A change in the wind spared the family’s home from the blaze. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Red sky remembrance: Martha Westlund, 102, recalls the time of 1918 Cloquet fire
December 2, 2017 - 4:04pm
November 20, 2017
The Old Lutheran Advent calendar is available for purchase online or in the Moorhead store at 1408 1st Ave. N. Danielle Teigen / The Forum
Let the countdown begin: Advent calendars symbolize time of anticipation
November 20, 2017 - 9:47am
November 14, 2017
John Stern, representing the living family members, looks at the painting of his grandfather Herman Stern, who was chosen as the 40th recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Fargo. Then-Gov. Jack Dalrymple, North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger and Merl Paaverud, director of the State Historical Society, were on stage to unveil the portrait. Forum News Service file photo.
Man with a 'Mission': How Herman Stern saved more than 120 Jews from the Holocaust
November 14, 2017 - 5:11am
November 10, 2017
Column: Our dull elections were once nights for excitement
November 10, 2017 - 10:35pm
November 8, 2017
Looking Back: 1967 -- Number of nursing home beds on the rise
November 8, 2017 - 8:16am
October 1, 2017
Romelle Jones poses for a photograph outside the red door, one of her favorite features of  Art's Cafe that she owned 10 years ago. Jones backed the clean air act when it began. (Jamie Lund / Forum News Service)
She was a clean air pioneer:How ‘freedom to breathe’ in Minnesota started in Moose Lake
October 1, 2017 - 6:00am
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