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March 3, 2017
"Walking With the Wind" by John Lewis
Series teaches nonviolence
March 3, 2017 - 11:58am
February 24, 2017
The author's father's shop at 2013 W. First St., during the 1960s. (Photo submitted)
The friendly West End
February 24, 2017 - 3:54pm
February 23, 2017
Bob Purcell in front of Duluth & Northeastern No. 28 as it sits in the North Shore Scenic Railroad shop. The 110-year-old steam locomotive has undergone a complete operation restoration spearheaded by Purcell. (Photo by Teri Cadeau)
Steam locomotive returns to Duluth
February 23, 2017 - 2:48pm
February 3, 2017
Coach John Grussendorf. Brian Matuzsak is the sort-of tall guy with glasses behind him (not the one in the sling). (Photo: 1980 AlBrook High School yearbook.)
The late great Coach John Grussendorf
February 3, 2017 - 7:39pm
Ernie Nevers
On Super Bowl day, remember Duluth’s role in football
February 3, 2017 - 7:14pm
Hermantown native Lynn Peterson is working on a play about the history of Hermantown. She is looking for people willing to share their stories about growing up in the city. Peterson is hosting two gatherings, at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, Feb. 7 and 14, at the Hermantown History Center, 5255 Maple Grove Rd., to allow individuals to reminisce and share their stories. (Photo submitted)
Looking for Hermantown stories for historical play
February 3, 2017 - 6:43pm
January 20, 2017
During John F. Kennedy’s inauguration the podium caught fire.
A history of sordid inaugurations
January 20, 2017 - 1:28pm
January 6, 2017
Kayla Peters recites a poem written by Duluth poet Sheila Packa in a performance of One River last fall. (Photo submitted)
Play about region goes regional
January 6, 2017 - 5:15pm
December 23, 2016
Artist's impression from The Illustrated London News (Jan. 9, 1915): "British and German Soldiers Arm-in-Arm Exchanging Headgear: A Christmas Truce between Opposing Trenches."
Remembering the WWI Christmas truce
December 23, 2016 - 3:02pm
December 6, 2016
Article in the Walker Pilot, Sept. 2, 1904. (Photo from "Murder and Mayhem: True Crime Accounts, Cass County, 1897-1938")
Cass County hanging shook the state
December 6, 2016 - 6:50pm
December 2, 2016
Grover Cleveland won three consecutive popular votes, but in the second election lost the Electoral College. (1904 illustration by Carlo de Fornaro, Everybody's Magazine)
The Electoral College through history
December 2, 2016 - 10:46am
November 25, 2016
Janet "Bubbles" Olcott, maiden name Hedeen, in her 1955 yearbook from Morgan Park. (Photo by Teri Cadeau)
A passion for Morgan Park
November 25, 2016 - 1:14pm
November 21, 2016
Major Henry Courtney, Jr. (Photo: Veterans' Memorial Hall)
Man behind the medal
November 21, 2016 - 9:28am
November 18, 2016
Young Fred Amram and family. (Photo: University of Minnesota)
Minnesota professor recalls growing up during Holocaust
November 18, 2016 - 3:32pm
November 11, 2016
Dred and Harriet Scott's restored quarters at Fort Snelling. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Dred Scott was a Minnesotan
November 11, 2016 - 4:41pm