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August 5, 2013
This granite hilltop monument depicting an army bugler was dedicated in 1910 to honor 20 soldiers who were killed in the 1863 conflict between the army and a camp of about 4,000 Dakota and Lakota Sioux. The soldiers' graves encircle the monument.
Forgotten clash still divides: Was N.D.'s deadliest conflict, 150 years ago, a battle or massacre?
August 5, 2013 - 10:02am
July 20, 2013
State careful when leasing land for oil development
July 20, 2013 - 12:00am
July 10, 2013
FNS Photo by Jenna Watson 
Myra Collette, the niece of American entertainment icon Lawrence Welk, holds a portrait of Welk that she keeps on her refridgerator. Collette recalled meeting him for the first time just a young girl and what a positive influence he was. The State Historical Society is debating the purchase of Welk's childhood home in Strasburg, not only as a dedication to Welk's legacy, but to serve as a historical preservation of the agricultural area surrounding and culture of Germans from ...
A 'wunnerful' uncle, 'wunnerful' home: Lawrence Welk's niece recalls happy days at the family home in Strasburg
July 10, 2013 - 11:25pm
May 15, 2013
Medora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau CEO Leona Odermann looks at a sign depicting the popular tourist destination in the early 1900s. The sign, Odermann's personal favorite, is part of a collection of 32 interactive signs made possible by grant money secured by the city in 2008.
Medora's trip through time: Preserve America funds help western ND town connect visitors with the past
May 15, 2013 - 12:00am
February 7, 2013
Shirvani left rift in his wake in California
February 7, 2013 - 12:00am
November 24, 2012
Lorin Bakken, pictured here Oct. 21, walks on his family homestead near the site of the Henry O. Bakken well near Tioga. The well gave the Bakken oil formation its name.
Bakken's namesake 'honored' by oil field name
November 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 23, 2012
Proposed wells draw controversy: Rancher, tribal member oppose drilling in Killdeer Mountains
October 23, 2012 - 12:00am
July 8, 2012
Dickinson: The Queen City; Old nickname for city on the western edge a mystery
July 8, 2012 - 12:00am
May 28, 2012
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Leann Pelvit checks the sex of the deceased using an ancient but controversial method called witching near the old ghost town of Dore April 18. Witchers or dowsers also claim they can identify the gender of the interred by suspending an L-shaped rod on their fingertips like a pendulum. If it spins clockwise, it's a male; counterclockwise, a female.
Women 'witch' for graves with divining rods in Oil Patch
May 28, 2012 - 7:58pm
May 22, 2012
Houston museum unveils $85 million dinosaur hall
May 22, 2012 - 8:40am
April 6, 2012
Bismarck fourth-grader Stephanie Eiss poses as actress Angie Dickinson during the Living Museum Thursday at the state Capitol. Students from Dorothy Moses Elementary stood in front of portraits of Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award recipients and told visitors about the lives of the famous people they were portraying. (Teri Finneman, Forum Communications)
VIDEO: Living History Museum at N.D. State Capitol
April 6, 2012 - 10:57am
March 8, 2012
What's believed to be full Titanic site mapped pieced together
March 8, 2012 - 12:57pm
January 24, 2012
JFK library releases last of his secret tapes
January 24, 2012 - 11:39am
August 21, 2011
Press Photo by Lisa Miller
Mike Tinnes and Parker Blazek dig for fossils during an excavation east of Medora on Saturday afternoon.
Diggers get glimpse of life 60 million years ago near Medora
August 21, 2011 - 12:00am
August 20, 2011
Press Photo by Sean M. Soehren
A riveted Pratt pony truss bridge spans the Green River northeast of Dickinson on Friday. The crossing is one of three bridges of its kind in North Dakota and is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.
Unique, historic Green River bridge near Dickinson may have to go
August 20, 2011 - 12:00am