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Giant yellow diamond auctioned for over $10.9M

November 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Sun-Drop Diamond of South Africa, a giant pear-shaped yellow gem weighing 110.3 carats, has sold for more than $10.9 million at auction Tuesday, beating previous records for a jewel of its type. Continue Reading

Dylan’s ‘Times They Are A-Changin’ ‘ manuscript sells for more than $400,000

December 10, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The manuscript of the early 1960s protest anthem by the Minnesota native is signed “by Bob Dylan” and written in pencil on a sheet of unruled, three-hole notebook paper, according to the auction house web posting. Continue Reading