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November 6, 2015
Turning back the pages
November 6, 2015 - 5:05am
October 9, 2015
Human habitation in county spans centuries
October 9, 2015 - 5:15am
PFC. William Barker of Englewood, Colo.,   created this sketch of Pfc. Dennis Bellmore, depicting him holding the Germans at bay while his comrades retreated at Schillersdorf, Austria, during World War II. Bellmore, of Ogema, was killed in the battle, and the artist helped recover his body the next day.
Family receives letter after son dies in WWII
October 9, 2015 - 5:15am
Turning back the pages
October 9, 2015 - 5:10am
September 11, 2015
Virginia Doyle Holmberg grew up in Detroit Lakes’ Colonial Hotel (which was originally named the Phoenix Hotel as shown in this photo) during the 1920s. Her parents owned the hotel, and she and her family lived there. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE BECKER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
‘Entertainment impossible to find elsewhere’
September 11, 2015 - 5:10am
Turning back the pages
September 11, 2015 - 5:05am
August 14, 2015
A look at the homes along Goat Ranch Road way before it became the heavily wooded area it is now. Photo courtesy of Jean Johnson
Different scenery: Memories along Goat Ranch Road
August 14, 2015 - 5:10am
Turning back the pages
August 14, 2015 - 5:05am
July 20, 2015
Longtime Detroit Lakes resident Percy Bartelt was awarded the American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal posthumous when Pres. Obama signed the bill on May 23, 2014. Bartelt was a part of the Flying Tigers group.
Deceased DL ‘Ace’ served as Flying Tiger
July 20, 2015 - 10:24am
July 9, 2015
Since the beginning, the Northwest Water Carnival incorporated water into its events. People packed the city streets, filled every available parking spot and lined the lakeshore for the first carnival events which included speedboat races, mile marathon swims, innertube races and many more.
People lined up for miles to witness the water carnival that made a historical splash
July 9, 2015 - 9:47am
May 30, 2015
Hidden History event is Friday
May 30, 2015 - 5:45am
May 22, 2015
These four pictures were discovered a couple years ago when the Becker County Historical Society started a photo digitization project. If studied closely, the photos show ‘X’ and ‘O’ in all of them, which marks the locations of the Walter Voght murder. Voght was shot on Thanksgiving night in 1909, after an argument over a girl. The photos were enlarged and used at the murder trial of Tony Malfeo, who was found guilty of first-degree murder. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE BECKER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Museum finds photos used in murder trial, lots of misinformation
May 22, 2015 - 5:20am
Turning back the pages
May 22, 2015 - 5:15am
April 24, 2015
One of Newhouse’s traps, a No. 5 bear trap, right, hangs in the Becker County Historical Society. Photo courtesy of The Becker County Historical Society
Museum’s bear trap has rich history
April 24, 2015 - 5:20am
Turning back the pages
April 24, 2015 - 5:15am
randomness