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Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
UPDATE: Detroit Lakes woman identified in fatal train accident
Following in their (paw) steps: Animal tracking workshop set Feb. 25 at Tamarac
How risky will the Red River diversion dam be? Depends who you ask
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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Patriots fend off Laker girls
Lakers hand Rangers second blemish, win 10th in a row
Youth hockey teams advance in District play
BASKETBALL: Hornet girls drop two conference games
Fly Girls Jazz runners-up, Kick sixth at State Dance
Tips from Social Security to prepare for your disability interview
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Local students qualify for state Business Professionals of America competition
Beat cabin fever at Grace Lutheran Church supper: Fundraiser set for this Saturday, proceeds to benefit local charities
Speech team rules apply to life as well
Friends & Neighbors
One man's junk...:My 2nd Home thrift and antique store opens in DL
February means romance...and romance scams: BBB offers tips to avoid getting duped this month
LREC bringing natural gas to rural communities
MN gas prices still on decline
United Community Bank honored for community involvement
February is Black History Month
Country singer Chris Janson at Shooting Star this Friday
Mini-retreat offers chance to reflect, refresh: NYM Cultural Center to host self-care session Feb. 25
Take a trip to 'Silver City': Guinn book has flaws, but plenty of excitement too
'Parlor Talk' set for Thursday at Hjemkomst Center
Leola L. Shockley
Joan A. Watland
An early start for a strong farm bill
Editorial: Have an opinion? Write us a letter
Letter: Scrubbing USDA website a shameful attempt to shield abusers
Letter: Finally, some help with all these grizzly bear attacks
Letter: Trump's repeated lying is dangerous to nation
Finding springs is a wintertime thing: New DNR app gives you a chance to help with groundwater research
DNR says burn debris now--EMDASH--restrictions will happen soon
Blane Klemek column: Trumpeter swans are a huge Minnesota success story
Brad Laabs column: This thaw won't last, better block up your fish houses
The bass tournament that wowed the pros
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