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April 22, 2016
History Hound Passport to Summer Fun is designed to provide kids and families with a map of where to find historical sites throughout Minnesota. MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
New program has kids exploring state history
April 22, 2016 - 5:10am
Six, no, 10, armies engaged in the American Revolution: (More than just bad guys in red coats and good guys in blue...)
April 22, 2016 - 5:05am
Turning back the pages
April 22, 2016 - 5:00am
March 25, 2016
The smallest gas station in the world was located right in downtown Detroit Lakes, next to the bus stop. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE BECKER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Teeny-tiny pit stop in DL
March 25, 2016 - 5:10am
Little Bass at the Mitchell Bridge: Forming relations on a river rock
March 25, 2016 - 5:05am
Turning back the pages
March 25, 2016 - 5:00am
February 24, 2016
Turning Back the Pages: Two sisters burned in 1936 house fire
February 24, 2016 - 4:07pm
First guns in Becker County were not ‘American made’
February 24, 2016 - 3:58pm
An American soldier in the Vietnam War turns to give instruction as firing continues ahead of him. (Photos courtesy of
Hard lessons learned: Vietnam War to be explored in Frazee class
February 24, 2016 - 3:54pm
January 29, 2016
The Becker County Historical Society and Museum has Ambrose Sprafka’s doctor’s office equipment on display. The Sprafka kept the equipment is great condition over the years before donating it to the museum. DETROIT LAKES TRIBUNE/Pippi Mayfield
Sprafka family donates father’s doctor’s office
January 29, 2016 - 5:25am
Why Minnesota men volunteered for Civil War
January 29, 2016 - 5:20am
Turning back the pages
January 29, 2016 - 5:15am
January 1, 2016
Becker County has built several courthouses and jails over the years, including the first one pictured here. PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE BECKER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Becker County Jail has been running into road blocks since 1870s
January 1, 2016 - 5:50am
Turning back the pages
January 1, 2016 - 5:45am
Becker County was part of Louisiana Purchase
January 1, 2016 - 5:40am