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March 4, 2017
225 years after the Revolution, we contemplate the Patriot's intentions
March 4, 2017 - 8:00am
March 2, 2017
"Horse and Buggy Days at Detroit Lakes" sits at the Becker County Historical Society and Museum. The small, bound book contains a variety of cartoons illustrating the history of Detroit Lakes. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Standing the test of time: Industry, tourism still alive in Becker County after 159 years
March 2, 2017 - 11:00am
March 1, 2017
The Smallest Gas Station in the World was re-created for the Becker County Museum.
Turning back the pages
March 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
The Smithsonian traveling exhibit Water/Ways will be at the Becker County Museum through April 8, as the last stop in a six-city tour of Minnesota. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
'No water, no life': Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit opens at Becker County Museum
March 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 19, 2017
The interactive science and technology exhibit located in the basement ties in with the overall "Water/Ways" theme of water and the environment and showcases Minnesota fish. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
Water, water everywhere...: Smithsonian traveling exhibit ‘Water/Ways’ opens Saturday in DL
February 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 15, 2017
The Rathskeller Over the Rhine Saloon was part of Moorhead's infamous saloon district, the history of which will be reviewed in a "Parlor Talk" set for this Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Hjemkomst Center. (Photo courtesy of HCSCC)
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
February 15, 2017 - 11:30am
February 12, 2017
Rick Shefchik's book, "Everybody's Heard About the Bird," tells the story of the arrival of rock in the Upper Midwest and the local bands that brought it to life, including the lakes area's own Bobby Vee, the Trashmen and the Castaways. (Submitted photo)
'The bird is the word': MN author to reflect on state's rock music history at Monday library talk
February 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 4, 2017
Passing on memories from Becker County "Mind-Wealth"
February 4, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 3, 2017
The Scandinavian Spirits exhibit will run from Jan. 26 to Feb. 18. It explores the role of spirits and beer in Scandinavian culture. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
The spirits of Scandinavian culture: Skal exhibit opens at Becker County Historical Society and Museum
February 3, 2017 - 10:00am
January 6, 2017
Building the homesteader cabin in Becker County (3rd and final installment)
January 6, 2017 - 10:00am
January 5, 2017
A look back: Snow blanket saves life of DL soldier in WWII
January 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 4, 2017
Then Deputy Tim Gordon with then Sheriff Clarence Paurus.
Turning Back the Pages
January 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
November 30, 2016
Establishing an early homestead in Becker County (Part 2 of 3)
November 30, 2016 - 12:00pm
November 10, 2016
Faye Auchenpaugh, who lives a few miles south of TRF, has restored a very old, one-room country schoolhouse that she attended as a child. She plans to rent it out for weddings, community events, etc. She moved the schoolhouse a few miles from its original location to her own farmstead and has added a bedroom, kitchen, bathrooms, etc. It’s been a labor of love, she said, but a very expensive labor of love.  photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
'A Labor of Love' Slated for destruction, old schoolhouse gets new life on TRF farmstead
November 10, 2016 - 5:24am
November 7, 2016
Rediscovering the Old Red River Road
November 7, 2016 - 5:23am
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