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Becker County Museum employee Margie Rousu helped hand out a free pansy -- courtesy of Bergen's -- mainly to kids who could then take the flower home and plant it during Sunday's Museum Day festivities. (Pippi Mayfield/DL Newspapers)

A day at the museum: Event brings generations together

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May 2012 is an historic month for the state of Minnesota: For the first time this year, Gov. Mark Dayton has designated May as Minnesota Museum Month.


According to the Minnesota Historical Society, the state has more than 600 museums within its borders -- including the Becker County Historical Society Museum, located at 814 Summit Ave. in Detroit Lakes.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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