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St. Jude's Radiothon set for April 6-7 on local stations: BTD Manufacturing is challenging area businesses to match its contribution
Child sex charges pending for Bemidji middle school assistant principal
One-room Minnesota schoolhouse student, now 96, and her teacher, 107, reunite
A contest for real saps: Vergas' Maple Syrup Festival to include syrup tasting contest
Al Franken, 'Giant of the Senate': Minnesota Senator visits Detroit Lakes, talks career pathways
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Goodhue takes down Raiders for second straight year
James Amdal, 97, in attendance at state quarterfinal
Lakes Figure Skating Club ends season with success
Journey To The Tourney: Lake Park-Audubon returns to state
Otters' late charge falls short in state opener
Friday matters: Everyday reconciliation
Column: Experiencing Christianity abroad
Column: Drinking in the joy of life
Thursday matters: Every day, His home in us
Food and fellowship: The Refuge continues to host free, weekly suppers
Friends & Neighbors
Mistakes on Your Tax Return Could Lead to an Audit
Ryan Hanson Homes has new licensed realtor
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Joins Essentia Health in Detroit Lakes
Back in business: Audubon Liquor Store purchased by brothers-in-law
Norby's recognized for 90 years of membership
Full WE Fest lineup announced
'Beauty and the Beast' debuts to magical $350M globally
Women on a roll: Female directors dominate at Fargo Film Festival
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Lorraine M. Fingalson
Donald "Don" Darrell Schermerhorn
Donna Mae Graffis
Lyle E. Donley
Jeffrey M. Webber
Lynn Hummel column: The top 15 lessons in the school of life
Letter: 'Extreme vetting' is a sham--we're already as safe as we can be
Letter: Eken says attack against him by fellow senator was 'flat-out lie'
Another Republican wedge issue to divide Minnesotans?
Letter: 'Repeal and replace' plan means tax cuts for the rich, fewer health benefits for the American people
Signs of spring: The lark and pasque flowers
Brad Laabs column: There's still quality lake ice for fishing
Waiting for Woodie Camp: Young waterfowlers can attend free, weeklong summer camp
Blane Klemek column: Pileated woodpecker can hollow out trees like a buzzsaw
Brad Laabs column: Get your poop in a scoop and clean up the lake, anglers!
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
A $10,000 drop in the bucket: Red Kettle campaign gets big boost from anonymous donor in DL
Pine to Palm
February 19, 2017
Water, water everywhere...: Smithsonian traveling exhibit ‘Water/Ways’ opens Saturday in DL
The Minnesota Humanities Center is bringing the traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibition, "Water/Ways," to Detroit Lakes this week, as the...
February 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 3, 2017
The spirits of Scandinavian culture: Skal exhibit opens at Becker County Historical Society and Museum
Raise your glass, look your companions in the eye, say "Skål!" with gusto. Take a drink, look your companions in the eye again, set down your...
February 3, 2017 - 10:00am
February 2, 2017
Making waves: Smithsonian, MuseWeb, DL museum inviting local residents to share ‘water stories’ as part of upcoming exhibition
Water is an inescapable part of our lives. It makes up 60 percent of the human body, and 71 percent of the Earth's surface. We literally cannot survive without it. In fact, it is such an intrinsic part of the human experience that it has shaped much of our culture and traditions......
February 2, 2017 - 9:11am
Traditional fiddle fun: Pamela Longtine and Dick Kimmel host program at Becker Historical Society
Grandparents happily tapped their feet to the beat and parents bounced their babies on their knees as fiddle music filled the Becker County...
February 2, 2017 - 9:00am
November 22, 2016
Museum to be closed this week for holiday prep
Area residents who were hoping to stop in at the Becker County Historical Society & Museum this week are just going to have to wait a few days...
November 22, 2016 - 9:33am
November 9, 2016
Kids exercise their right to vote; Mock election, crafts a big hit during local museum’s Family Day
So was it Duck for President, or Farmer Brown? Turns out, it was neither. The mock election held Saturday at the Becker County Historical Society...
November 9, 2016 - 10:36am
November 2, 2016
Duck for President! No, Farmer Brown!: Mock election, book reading, patriotic crafts and more at museum Saturday
Forget about Trump vs. Clinton, Eken vs. Leiman, Marquart vs. Grimsley or even Schurman vs. Braaten: The really important race to be decided...
November 2, 2016 - 8:51am
October 17, 2016
Museum's Barn Raising Bash' set for Oct. 29
The Becker County Historical Society is in urgent need of a new museum building — and they're having a Barn Raising Bash to help make...
October 17, 2016 - 5:28am
September 25, 2016
Slow and steady wins the race; so far $500,000 has been raised toward new Becker County museum
The Becker County Historical Society is plugging away towards a $3.2 million goal for a new museum. The society has raised about $500,000 so...
September 25, 2016 - 5:00am
January 13, 2016
DL looks at in-kind services for museum building project
The Becker County Historical Society is about halfway toward its goal of raising $3.2 million for a new museum building, according to its executive director, Becky Mitchell. “We’ve raised just shy of $400,000 in private pledges,” she informed the Detroit Lakes City Council during...
January 13, 2016 - 11:56am
September 2, 2015
Museum to help Pavilion celebrate 100
Though the Becker County Historical Society has had several homes since it was established in 1882, its various historic artifacts and collections...
September 2, 2015 - 11:44am
July 1, 2015
HOLGS annual meeting set July 8 at museum
Heart O’Lakes Genealogical Society will hold its annual meeting with election of officers at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 9 at the Becker County Museum, 714 Summit Ave., Detroit Lakes. The meeting is held by special arrangement with the Becker County Historical Society and is...
July 1, 2015 - 5:05am
May 17, 2015
Museum director leaving July 10
Sometimes life brings perfect opportunities at some imperfect times. That’s what Becker County Historical Society Executive Director Amy...
May 17, 2015 - 5:40am
May 5, 2015
Fossil hunting grandmother from Minnesota makes name for herself
FARGO -- A retired labor and delivery nurse turned fossil hunter has chiseled her way to the big time in the world of paleontology, one field...
May 5, 2015 - 8:48am
April 22, 2015
County gives thumbs up to museum ask
The Becker County Board of Commissioners has voted to get behind its museum and help support the proposed new facility. The county approved funding $1.1 million of the $3.2 million project as long as museum staff and board members can raise the remainder of the balance. The...
April 22, 2015 - 12:30pm