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Following his role in one of sport’s most notorious scandals, Charles 'Swede' Risberg rebuilt his life—after his lifetime ban from Major League Baseball—in Minnesota, including playing baseball again in the Dakotas and several other states.
When you only have 3 or 4 stations, you tend to hear the same commercials over and over again, and boy do we remember them. "Back Then" columnist Tracy Briggs wants to know your favorites.
Local historian Ray Nelson shares his research of Minnesota's oldest rifle artifact to date and its journey from Europe to fur trade-era Minnesota. He is a member of the Friends of Old Crow Wing and its former president, and a founder of the Crow Wing County Muzzleloaders Club.
For Memorial Day, an American military cemetery in Cambridge wants to honor the Americans (including North Dakotans and Minnesotans) who are buried there with photos beside their grave markers. Maybe you know one of these men.

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When a gunman killed a police officer in Hope, North Dakota, in 1933, the county sheriff wasn't about to take it lying down. He persisted to track the suspect for two years over seven states and thousands of miles -- one of the most highly publicized manhunts in U.S. history.
Chuck Lursen of Fulda is volunteering his time to walk each cemetery.
The 1950 U.S. Census has officially been released after 72 years of waiting. What you learn about America back then might surprise you, according to columnist Tracy Briggs.
Some of these candies have been around for more than 100 years and might bring back great memories of childhood, but columnist Tracy Briggs has a question: Would you eat them today?
This year marks the 95th anniversary of Lindbergh's solo, nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean from New York City to Paris in 1927. The famed aviator dubbed “Lucky Lindy” grew up on a Little Falls farm before becoming a worldwide celebrity.
The winter of 2021-22 has been hard, in a variety of ways. But it pales in comparison to the hardships faced by our ancestors in the region's agriculture.

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A site near Bowman, North Dakota, has fossils revealing the last moments of the dinosaurs, wiped out millions of years ago. More findings from the site will be coming out.
The genealogy site MyHeritage is not only animating old photos, they're helping deceased loved ones talk and tell you their "LiveStory."
At 650 feet deep, the wreck isn't accessible to divers.

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