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December 8, 2017
DL Boys and Girls Club was the first in Minnesota
December 8, 2017 - 9:00am
December 6, 2017
Cliff Oftelie's collection of historical Christmas postcards show familiar holiday scenes and scenarios while also revealing some lesser-known myths of the past. Santa Claus, for example, didn't always wear the red and white suit he's now famous for; at other times and places in history, he's been depicted in long robes of red, blue or green. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Holly jolly history: From nostalgic Christmas postcards to hymns in native languages, Becker County Museum hosts new seasonal displays
December 6, 2017 - 4:55pm
December 5, 2017
Copies of the new commemorative book, "Winter Harvest" by Pippi Mayfield, will be available at the Becker County Museum starting this Saturday, Dec. 9. (Submitted photo)
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
December 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 4, 2017
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
December 4, 2017 - 8:00am
November 7, 2017
Lowell Deede's interactive wooden puzzle, which details the different watersheds in Becker County, is currently on display at the Becker County Museum in Detroit Lakes. Deede will be giving a talk about his project at the museum this Wednesday, starting at noon. 
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A 'puzzling' new path: Man who walked all the roads in Becker County has now created a puzzle map of its watersheds
November 7, 2017 - 10:01am
November 4, 2017
University of Minnesota Archaeology students participate in a field school program at the Joseph Réaume's Trading Post site in Wadena in 2012. (Submitted photo)
Digging into Wadena's history
November 4, 2017 - 9:00am
November 1, 2017
Dick Kimmel, who will be the featured performer at a 7 p.m. concert this Friday, Oct. 27 at the Becker County Museum, has been inducted into three music halls of fame, including the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. (Meagan Pittelko/Tribune)
'History of Bluegrass'... and much, much more set for Becker County Museum this fall
November 1, 2017 - 9:28am
October 15, 2017
Past and present members of the Detroit Lakes Fire Department, as well as some members of George Thibault's 1953 DLHS graduating class, gathered at the local fire hall last month so Thibault (second from right) could tour the department and get a look at the 1927 LaFrance fire truck that he and his sister Mary used to play on when they were kids. (Vicki Gerdes/Tribune)
Firehouse memories: DL native remembers the days when his family shared a home with the local fire department
October 15, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 12, 2017
The history of Columbus Day
October 12, 2017 - 6:00am
October 11, 2017
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
October 11, 2017 - 10:13am
October 5, 2017
Exploring history's darker side: Becker County Museum to host 'After Dark' event this Friday
October 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
September 22, 2017
The Graystone Plaza used to be a hotel with 60 rooms when it was originally built. Kaysey Price/Tribune
Happy hundredth! Graystone Plaza celebrates centennial with tours, history, and a barbershop quartet
September 22, 2017 - 12:35pm
September 20, 2017
Jennifer Winn, representing Arvig, recently presented a check to Phletus and Sally Williams, directors of the non-profit Glacial Minnesota Woman Organization (GMWO). Arvig is sponsoring the GMWO event “Unveiling Nimuué,” set to premiere this Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Historic Holmes Theatre in Detroit Lakes, starting at 7:30 p.m. (Submitted photo)
‘Unveiling Nimuué’: Story of Minnesota’s ‘Glacial Woman’ to be revealed in original theatrical work
September 20, 2017 - 10:30am
September 15, 2017
(Tribune Archives)
"The first day at school wasn't the worst day": Story from 1977 rings true today
September 15, 2017 - 10:00am
Column: Sleeping with a neanderthal
September 15, 2017 - 6:00am
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