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February 11, 2019
Reader's View: For more understanding, consider all of history
February 11, 2019 - 6:13pm
February 4, 2019
The flong of the Duluth Herald news section page 4 from Monday, Dec. 18, 1939, (right) is seen beside a microfilm image of the printed page from the Duluth Public Library. Photos by Kathleen Murphy
RELICS: Duluth history pressed into paper
February 4, 2019 - 3:54pm
February 3, 2019
Miss Laskiainen Briar Baudek and Jason Ramfjord (partly hidden) go down the sled run Sunday during the annual Finnish sliding festival. Ramfjord helped build the run. Steve Kuchera /
Palo celebrates Finnish culture, community during Laskiainen
February 3, 2019 - 9:43pm
January 27, 2019
Duluth gets a nod on a T-shirt in the 1988 movie "The Great Outdoors." Hughes Entertainment
Duluth is a go-to name-drop for TV, movies, music and literature. And we love it.
January 27, 2019 - 6:00am
January 11, 2019
The inside of a menu from Joe Huie's Cafe includes coffee was 15 cents. But a warning printed on the menu stated "Minimum order of 25¢ to anyone occupying a seat." Photo by Kathleen Murphy
RELICS: The Huie legacy, Chinese cuisine have long history in Duluth
January 11, 2019 - 2:28pm
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 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 19, 2018
Glensheen Director Dan Hartman poses with one of the Christmas decorations outside the historic mansion. The outside decorations are new this year. Steve Kuchera /
Duluth’s Glensheen adds outdoor tackiness to indoor elegance for this year’s holiday season
November 19, 2018 - 9:15pm
Luke Moravec of Duluth talks to UFO researcher Chad Lewis this summer at the Depot. Lewis writes about the folklore of the paranormal. (David Ballard Photography)
Getting his UFO groove on: Chad Lewis focuses on the folklore, not reality, of the paranormal
November 19, 2018 - 2:43pm
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)
RELICS: Illegal mongoose in Duluth 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