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February 3, 2019
The Rev. Frank Higgins would travel by sled to minister to logging camps in the early 1900s. Photo courtesy of the Beltrami County Historical Society
Sky Pilot to the Lumberjacks: Bemidji preacher Frank Higgins ministered to loggers in Minnesota
February 3, 2019 - 9:17am
January 19, 2019
James McBenge shields his face from sub-zero temperatures and bone-chilling winds during a morning walk in West Fargo Monday, Jan. 27, 1997, as mountains of snow are piled beside him. Forum News Service file photo
Think this weather is bad? You should have seen the winter of 1996-97
January 19, 2019 - 5:45pm
January 16, 2019
Antique Snowmobile Show set for Feb. 2
January 16, 2019 - 7:33am
January 13, 2019
Donna Glime pictured in 1980. (Photo courtesy of the Beltrami County Historical Society)
Smooth operators: Plugging plugs, connecting cords and bringing people together
January 13, 2019 - 7:40am
January 6, 2019
Blanche O’Brien was the switchboard operator for Hines Telephone Association for 40 years. (Photo submitted by Lowell O'Brien)
Classic connections: Early telephone operator brought community of Hines together
January 6, 2019 - 6:03am
December 27, 2018
Worker Tammy Pearce packs a recently sold swastika desk ornament in November 2018 at  Alexander Historical Auctions in Chesapeake City, Maryland.  Photo for The Washington Post by Eileen Blass
History or hatred? Selling Hitler's belongings and Nazi artifacts stirs a backlash
December 27, 2018 - 1:38pm
December 26, 2018
A model log house, now stored at the history center, depicts pioneer life in northern Minnesota and was previously on display at the Beltrami County Fairgrounds.  play button
Attic of artifacts: You can find some neat items at the Beltrami County History Center (VIDEO)
December 26, 2018 - 9:56am
December 23, 2018
Arts Briefs, Dec. 23
December 23, 2018 - 6:39am
December 9, 2018
Jessica Davis, photographed on Dec. 3, 2018, is the new site supervisor for the Sibley House Historic Site in Mendota. (Deanna Weniger / Pioneer Press)
New supervisor at Mendota’s Sibley House connects people to the past through stories
December 9, 2018 - 8:05pm
November 16, 2018
One of the many decorated Christmas trees on display at the Festival of Trees in 2013 at the Fargodome. Forum News Service file photo
What you might not know about the Christmas tree
November 16, 2018 - 7:36am
November 4, 2018
The Armistice Parade in Bemidji on Nov. 11, 1918. (Photo courtesy of Beltrami County Historical Society)
When the 'War to End All Wars' ended: A look at Armistice Day in 1918 in Bemidji
November 4, 2018 - 10:10am
October 21, 2018
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Knowing who you are tells a story
October 21, 2018 - 12:20pm
October 9, 2018
Beltrami County Historical Society Executive Director Gary Rozman holds a tapestry seal from Filottrano, Italy, while Filottrano Mayor Lauretta Giulion holds a proclamation from the city of Bemidji. Filottrano is the final resting spot of Italian explorer Giacomo Beltrami and the two municipalities are seeking a Sister City relationship. Submitted photo.
Historical Society helps build relationship with Filottrano, final resting place of Giacomo Beltrami
October 9, 2018 - 8:44pm
October 7, 2018
Fire in the heart of the city: The 1905 downtown Bemidji fire
October 7, 2018 - 7:17am
Fire destroyed The Rex Hotel on Nov. 7, 1912, in downtown Bemidji. Submitted photo
Notable fires in the early 1900s
October 7, 2018 - 7:12am