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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 13, 2018
Mr. Magoo still resides at the Lake Superior Zoo, in a display case in the education center of the main building. The small framed photo features the zoo's director at the time, Lloyd Hackl, holding Mr. Magoo. It is assumed that Hackl named Mr. Magoo after the near-sighted cartoon character of the same name. (Photo by Kathleen Murphy)
DULUTH RELICS: Illegal mongoose became national celebrity
November 13, 2018 - 1:38pm
November 11, 2018
Samantha Tubbs, collections manager and exhibits curator with the St. Louis County Historical Society, displays a replica Medal of Honor that will be on display for Major Henry A. Courtney. (Clint Austin /
Duluth Medal of Honor recipient to be recognized
November 11, 2018 - 7:52pm
November 3, 2018
Gay Haubner (center with glasses) at a Duluth wedding in the mid-1960s when she was 14 years old. Photo courtesy Gay Haubner.
Kathleen Murphy column: Serial memoir offers an unfiltered look at growing up in Duluth
November 3, 2018 - 5:00am
October 23, 2018
The Lake Superior & Mississippi Railroad scenic train passes by Spirit Lake on Sunday. Steve Kuchera /
Preserving the rails: Ordinance would recognize LS&M’s historic value
October 23, 2018 - 9:43pm
October 14, 2018
The canoeist enjoys a sunset paddle along the North Kawishiwi River on a beautiful Fall evening in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (file / News Tribune)
A timeline of BWCAW history
October 14, 2018 - 5:17pm
October 12, 2018
Ruins of buildings in Cloquet after the 1918 fire. (Carlton County Historical Society)
Historical photos of the 1918 fires
October 12, 2018 - 3:59pm
A "moonscape" in the Cloquet area after the fire went through. (Carlton County Historical Society)
Could fires like 1918 happen again? Experts say probably not
October 12, 2018 - 2:33pm
October 9, 2018
Ailie Amanda Costello, 102, died Saturday. She was one of the last survivors of the 1918 fires. (file / Pine Journal)
One of the last survivors of 1918 fire dies
October 9, 2018 - 8:18pm
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 Societ
Events to recount 1918 fires for 100th anniversary
October 9, 2018 - 8:16pm
September 27, 2018
Midge Johnson of Atkin, Minn. helps Macy Dearborn, 11, of Carlton to flesh out a rabbit hide at the 2017 Lester River Rendezvous. This year's rendezvous is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Lester Park in Duluth. (file / News Tribune)
Lester River Rendezvous celebrates 20th year
September 27, 2018 - 6:12pm
September 26, 2018
One of dozens of numbered stone markers in Greenwood Cemetery marking an anonymous gravesite. Greenwood Cemetery is one of the stops on The Duluth Experience's Dark History Tour offered in October. (News Tribune / 2012 file)
Pressroom Podcast: Experiencing Duluth's dark history
September 26, 2018 - 1:41pm
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 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 which reads "Olli Kinkkonen, 1881 — 1918, Victim of Warmongers." Jimmy Lovrien /
Finnish immigrant was 'victim of warmongers' 100 years ago in Duluth
September 17, 2018 - 7:11pm
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