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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
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 22, 2017
Annual meeting an opportunity to discuss direction of county historical society
June 22, 2017 - 5:46pm
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 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 12, 2017
Academy students at Red Lake Middle School and Red Lake High School students competed in their school History Day Competition on Jan. 25. Submitted photo.
Red Lake students compete in History Day competition
February 12, 2017 - 9:00am
December 15, 2016
A committee has been meeting for the past year to discuss reopening to the public the Native American burial mound named Grand Mound. The site, located west of International Falls, has been closed to the public since 2007. (Minnesota Historical Society photo)
Meetings on Grand Mound reopening continue
December 15, 2016 - 9:39pm
Tom Garvey, property manager of the old Nopeming Sanitorium, describes the vandalism and general decay in the Nopeming boiler plant around him in January 2015. (File photo / Forum News Service)
Former tuberculosis sanitarium in Duluth now open for tours
November 15, 2016 - 1:13pm
September 14, 2016
The wheel and rudder of the Antelope broke free from the rest of the ship when it sank in 1897, and now rest alongside the wreck on the bottom of Lake Superior. (Photo courtesy of Jerry Eliason, Ken Merryman and Kraig Smith)play button
Remarkably preserved shipwreck 119 years ago located in Lake Superior
September 14, 2016 - 11:50pm
June 27, 2016
‘Lost Towns’ presentation on July 9
June 27, 2016 - 7:35pm
May 10, 2016
CARNEGIE LIBRARY: Another step forward for Carnegie: Committee closes one grant process, prepares for another
May 10, 2016 - 5:25pm
February 5, 2016
GLENNIS MOON COLUMN: The Blackduck Area History and Art Center doors will soon open again
February 5, 2016 - 10:39am
October 16, 2015
The historic trestle bridge in Blackduck was damaged by fire in April. (Brityn Kiser | The American)
A bridge for the future: New fund set up to help fund restoration of historic crossing in Blackduck
October 16, 2015 - 1:18pm