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Becker County Museum

May 7, 2016
The Governor’s Quilt can be viewed at the Becker County Museum in Detroit Lakes. The quilt, made in 2000, features the neck ties of 18 governors from that year. Ruth Hovdenes, the Detroit Lakes woman who made the quilt, also made two pillows with ties from other governors who sent them after the quilt was completed. Hovdenes passed away in 2005. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Paula Quam
DL woman’s ‘Governor’s Quilt’ on display at Becker County Museum
May 7, 2016 - 5:55am
February 9, 2016
These are just a few examples of the ‘sweetheart grams’ that are on sale at the Becker County Historical Society & Museum  (714 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes) through the end of this week. You can either write or engrave your message onto these pendants, or have museum staff do it for you. For a little extra, these special keepsakes can also be hand-delivered (along with a fresh flower) to the business or agency of your choice from now through Friday, Feb. 12. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Becker County Museum is selling ‘Sweetheart Grams’ this week
February 9, 2016 - 3:50pm
January 25, 2015
An artist’s rendition of the proposed Becker County Museum. Courtesy of YHR Partners
Money being raised for new museum
January 25, 2015 - 11:30am
June 18, 2014
Becker County Museum among winners of Minnesota History Award for traveling exhibit
June 18, 2014 - 11:18am
January 21, 2014
The innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs traveling exhibit is showcased in the Becker County Museum from now until Feb. 16, when it will then leave and be displayed in various other museums throughout northwest Minnesota. The next traveling display from Minnesota’s Historic Northwest will be about the fur trade and Ox Cart Trail. DETROIT LAKES NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham
A state of success: The innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs of northwest Minnesota
January 21, 2014 - 3:28pm
February 6, 2009
Becker County Museum looking to showcase talent
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am