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January 5, 2019
Blanche O’Brien was the switchboard operator for Hines Telephone Association for 40 years. Courtesy of Lowell O'Brien
Early telephone operators brought community together
January 5, 2019 - 4:46pm
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 18, 2018
Little Falls museum wants art that's skin deep
December 18, 2018 - 9:00am
December 15, 2018
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (left) shakes hands with Central Lakes College instructor Steve Wenzel. Wenzel is a former 30-year veteran of the Minnesota House of Representatives. Submitted photo
Split government has saved Minnesota from gerrymandering before. It may do so again.
December 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
December 14, 2018
Historical and Cultural Heritage grants awarded to Crow Wing, Morrison county historical societies
December 14, 2018 - 6:30am
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 1, 2018
A drone flying high about Brainerd shows the newly constructed South Sixth Street, which community members celebrated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday, Oct. 31. Jim Stafford / Brainerd Dispatch videoplay button
South 6th Street open for business
November 1, 2018 - 5:00am
October 31, 2018
The Pequot Lakes fire tower, north of County Road 11 and east of Minnesota Highway 371, was built in 1934. The 100-foot-tall fire tower was added last year to the National Register of Historic Places and has been on the National Historic Lookout Register since 1993. Submitted photo
Crow Wing County buys historic Pequot Lakes fire tower from DNR
October 31, 2018 - 5:00am
September 23, 2018
Markus Krueger, programming director at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Minn., shows where Red Cross centers popped up in the county in 1918 during World War I and the Spanish flu pandemic. Jordan Ryan / Forum News Service
A century ago, they went to war to help: Clay County, Minn., nurses made their mark in WWI
September 23, 2018 - 2:36pm
September 18, 2018
This Was Brainerd - Sept. 18
September 18, 2018 - 3:30am
September 17, 2018
Olli Kinkkonen's headstone in Park Hill Cemetery sits near the graves of Isaac McGhie, Elmer Jackson and Elias Clayton, the victims of the 1920 lynching in Duluth. Kinkkonen was buried in an unmarked grave until 1993, when the Tyomies Society installed a headstone that reads "Olli Kinkkonen, 1881 — 1918, Victim of Warmongers." Jimmy Lovrien / Forum News Service
Finnish immigrant was 'victim of warmongers' 100 years ago in Duluth
September 17, 2018 - 8:19pm
September 15, 2018
Members of the Brookland Literary and Hunting Club view footage from Eve Austin's oral history project on the club. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Doug Kapustin for The Washington Post
The story of a secret poker society started by pioneering African-Americans
September 15, 2018 - 6:00am
The "Batman House" is one of the attractions featured on Joe Laurin's Lake of the Woods app. Brad Dokken / Forum News Service
App opens portal to Lake of the Woods
September 15, 2018 - 5:29am
September 9, 2018
Susan Mulholland, Duluth Archaeology Center, and Crosslake Area Historical Society board president Tom White discuss diggings at the Historic Log Village. Submitted Photo
Cultural study done at Crosslake Log Village - No Native American artifacts found
September 9, 2018 - 4:00am
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