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August 12, 2016
St. Benedict’s Catholic Church stood just outside of White Earth, where the Circle of Life Academy stands today. It’s where people went to make mattresses during the Great Depression. SUBMITTED PHOTO
How nuns helped during the Great Depression
August 12, 2016 - 5:15am
A thousand years in twenty feet - any fool can do it
August 12, 2016 - 5:10am
One of the many costume parties the Cummings family hosted in Detroit Lakes back in the 1920’s. BECKER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Costume parties all the rage back in the day
August 12, 2016 - 5:05am
People walking for the CROP Walk for Hunger hold ‘Help STOP hunger’ signs. TOM TATZLOFF
Turning back the pages
August 12, 2016 - 5:00am
July 15, 2016
Local residents farm that got burnt by a fire in Becker County in 1936 during the drought. SUBMITTED PHOTO
‘Praying for rain’ in the 30’s
July 15, 2016 - 5:10am
Turning back the pages
July 15, 2016 - 5:05am
Lewis and Clark’s Voyage of Discovery: Who is the greatest of the participants?
July 15, 2016 - 5:00am
June 17, 2016
Author coming to DL digs into local history
June 17, 2016 - 5:05am
I watched them sell America today
June 17, 2016 - 5:00am
May 20, 2016
Ogema VFW Post 9880 performs a ceremony at the funeral of a local veteran. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Ogema VFW Post to pay many tributes Memorial Day
May 20, 2016 - 5:15am
MARCH 16, 1967 - Guardsmen from Company A, 2nd Battalion, 136th Infantry National Guard unit out of Detroit Lakes left on Friday, March 10 for a two-week “Arctic and Winter” training course at Fort Greeley, Alaska where they will train until March 24. They are (left to right) SP4 Gary Friese; Lt. R. J. DeGroat, both of Detroit Lakes; SU5 Ron Olson of Moorhead; P/Sgt. Ronald Wenberg, and S/Sgt. Herbert M. Gulseth, both Detroit Lakes.
Turning back the pages
May 20, 2016 - 5:10am
A generation creates its own, unique history
May 20, 2016 - 5:05am
May 7, 2016
Take a magical history tour in MN this summer
May 7, 2016 - 5:40am
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