Historical Society dinner tickets on sale for Nov. 20
Tickets go on sale this week for the Becker County Historical Society's annual dinner and meeting scheduled for Nov. 20 in the Holiday Inn in Detroit Lakes. The evening begins with a Social Hour and Silent Auction at 5:30 and entertainment by Heart O'Lakes Barbershop Chorus sponsored by Bob Bristlin and Son Construction.
The 6:30 p.m. dinner will be followed by a program on Ice Harvesting presented by Arville Thompson. Arville moved with his parents to Detroit Lakes in 1946. His father, William Thompson, became the foreman at Fargo-Detroit Ice Co. in 1947 and Arville began working there at the age of 15. They remained with the Fargo-Detroit Ice Company until it closed.