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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
17 hours 48 min ago
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
September 17, 2017
A March 23, 1999, file photo of a roadside marker along U.S. 52 in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. that located the site of Medicine Bottles' Village, later renamed Pine Bend. Around 2004, when a bridge and interchange were built at 117th Street, the marker was taken down brick by brick — and stashed away. Now the county is working on resurrecting the Pine Bend Historical Marker. Craig Borck / St. Paul Pioneer Press File Photo
Historical roadside marker in Twin Cities suburb could be resurrected
September 17, 2017 - 7:17pm
August 21, 2017
Minesweepers being built for the French Navy are seen at the Canadian Car and Foundry in Fort William, Ontario (now Thunder Bay) in October 1918. (City of Thunder Bay Archives Accession #1991-1-360-73)
Without a trace: 99 years after two French minesweepers vanished in a Lake Superior storm, a new search aims to solve the mystery
August 21, 2017 - 6:00am
August 17, 2017
Curator Typhanie Schaffer and North Dakota State University professor Angela Smith put the finishing touches on a display case for the opening of The North Dakota Jewish Experience exhibit at Bonanzaville in West Fargo. David Samson / Forum News Service
Exhibit featuring Jewish contributions to North Dakota comes to Bonanzaville
August 17, 2017 - 6:00am
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
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