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Two local piano students earn MMTA Challenge trophies
Enbridge reaches $172M settlement for oil spills in Michigan and Illinois
Ogema man charged with assaulting his mother
Man charged with four felonies in domestic assault case in DL
Woman, 39, and 13-year-old boy die when trees fall in storm in Boundary Waters
Upset-minded Perham sends DL to Sub-state 14 elimination bracket
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Post 15 moves on to Sub-state quarterfinals
Cooper ends Smith’s run at U.S. Juniors
Andy Lia given key to the city, July 20, 2016 proclaimed Andy Lia Day in Detroit Lakes
Birthday wish granted, DL travel agent takes dream vacation
Air travel legislation is ‘an amazing win for consumers’
Fun with fresh fish
Social Security benefits not prorated; start month after turning 62
Vergas family reunited with dog after four-month absence
Friends & Neighbors
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Before you invest with a robo advisor...
Fremstad lawyer named ‘Rising Star’
Bell State Bank rated five-star bank
BBB warns of loan forgiveness offer
Frazee Turkey Days set for July 29-31
Celebrate reading achievements with an ‘Olympian’ event
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ opens July 28
Detroit Mt. to host first ‘bike-in movie theater’
Erasure Poetry Workshop set July 29 in New York Mills
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
David Lomen Stenseth
Sheryl "Sheri" Knowles
Marlin M. Ziegler
Running with the fools
Woman born of native-white parents wonders how DL can close cultural gap
Get serious on special session
A tale of 2 Independence Days
Letter: It’s great to see the tram operating again, with a sharp eye out for weeds
DNR advice for handling damaged trees
Time to get over trauma, learn to cast
Birds vary wildly in how, where they build nests
Northwest MN Fishing Report
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
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
March 18, 2015
County Board supports new museum for Historical Society
The Becker County Historical Society was met with positive support Tuesday after asking the Becker County Board for financial assistance on a...
March 18, 2015 - 12:30pm
June 6, 2014
Perham Museum hosts History Mystery Tour
Kids are invited to search out answers on a fun History Mystery tour this summer. Travel back in time to the origins of East Otter Tail County at the History Museum in Perham, answer a few questions and get a sweet reward. The game is free for kids to play, and admission to...
June 6, 2014 - 7:30am
May 29, 2014
Special World War II exhibit coming to ITOW Museum
It may have been weather, or a faulty engine. A U.S. Air Force crew of 10 left England for a bombing run over France during World War II....
May 29, 2014 - 12:00pm
November 2, 2013
Veterans are free at Clay County museum
The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, the organization that runs the museum at the Hjemkomst Center, invites all veterans to visit the museum located in Moorhead for free on Sunday, Nov. 10, from noon-5 p.m. and Monday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. for Veterans Day. All...
November 2, 2013 - 8:00am
June 9, 2013
ITOW museum ‘going to be OK’
Things are looking up for the In Their Own Words Veterans Museum. Faced with a daunting debt at the start of the New Year, museum leaders...
June 9, 2013 - 6:00am
May 22, 2013
Memorial Day program at Perham’s ITOW Veterans Museum
Two local veterans are scheduled to share their stories “In Their Own Words” this Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, at the ITOW Veterans Museum in Perham. The program starts at 1 p.m. Dr. Bill Rose, local veterinarian and survivor of a “death experience” in Vietnam, will share...
May 22, 2013 - 10:24am
May 1, 2013
ITOW Veterans Museum open house is set for Saturday
The In Their Own Words Veterans Museum in Perham will be holding an open house to show off its new veterans and community social room this Saturday, May 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. At the same time, the museum will also unveil a new exhibit in the main gallery — a Vietnam War Memorial...
May 1, 2013 - 11:38am
Becker Co. Museum Day this Sunday
The third annual Museum Day at the Becker County Museum is set for this Sunday, May 5 from 12 to 4 p.m. Bring the family for a fun filled afternoon of horse and wagon rides, balloon animals, cookie decorating, old fashioned games and toys, face painting, two traveling exhibits...
May 1, 2013 - 11:37am
April 30, 2013
May is Museum Month in Perham
Perham Mayor Tim Meehl has officially proclaimed the month of May as “Museum Month” in Perham. The museums in Perham will conduct several history-related events during the month, including the following: Saturday, May 4: Open house in the new Veterans and Community Social...
April 30, 2013 - 4:00pm