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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
January 20, 2018 - 2:32pm
January 19, 2018
Coming Sunday: Grant keeps historical museum and library alive
January 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
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 4, 2018
Sgt. Wilber Hunter, left, died on the ice of the Chesapeake Bay. The Washington Post, Feb. 9, 1936
With a blizzard raging, these rescuers set out on a doomed mission for an icebound island
January 4, 2018 - 2:29pm
Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and Matt Smith as Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, in "The Crown." MUST CREDIT: Robert Viglasky - Netflix.
Do you fall down a Wikipedia rabbit hole after each episode of 'The Crown'? You're not alone.
January 4, 2018 - 12:32pm
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 11, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Dec. 11
December 11, 2017 - 3:30am
December 10, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Dec. 10
December 10, 2017 - 3:30am
December 8, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Dec. 8
December 8, 2017 - 3:30am
December 7, 2017
The World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument, home of the USS Arizona Memorial.
Remembering Pearl Harbor
December 7, 2017 - 3:00am
December 6, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Dec. 6
December 6, 2017 - 3:30am
December 4, 2017
Vietnam veteran Charlie Poulton speaks after he was recognized for his work serving veterans in hospice and nursing home care at Lakewood Health System in Staples. Submitted photo
Appreciation dinner honors volunteers, vets
December 4, 2017 - 11:00am
This Was Brainerd - Dec. 4
December 4, 2017 - 3:30am
December 3, 2017
This Was Brainerd - Dec. 3
December 3, 2017 - 3:30am
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