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From Perham to Philly: Game was worst experience ever
Congressman Peterson's meeting with 'Ikes' tonight is cancelled
Capitol Chatter: Dayton lofts bonding hail Mary pass
New sailboat decorations added to beachfront: Ice Harvest Committee donation is thanks for community's support
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
Laker defense shuts down Cardinals
Hallisey two-point night in one-goal victory over Bemidji
BASKETBALL: DL win streak at five after nail-biter in Hawley
Freeman stars on shorthanded diving lineup at California Baptist
Area college track update
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
friends & neighbors
MN gas cost rises more than six cents per gallon
Student video contest registration open: Cash prizes for schools and students
Your legal rights: Beware of utility shut-off scams
Keepin' it old 'skool': Old Skool Boutique in Lake Park expands inventory
Salute to Business & Industry
Lantern lit loveliness: Itasca State Park to host special evening activities this Saturday
One-act play subsections set Jan. 25: Detroit Lakes cast to present Ibsen's 'A Doll's House'
Depth perception: Photo exhibit at DL's Trinity Lutheran is 'layered with meaning'
Why do we celebrate MLK Day?
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Michael & Fern (Zayic) Olson
Tom & Bertha
Richard "Moon" Mellen
Cordell "Corky" Kittelson
Presidents need oversight and scrutiny
Here comes the plow - what do you do?
To curb climate change, cities need the right design
Tongue frozen to flagpole? It happens
Letter: Take a close look at plans for the DL beach area
Hawk or falcon? Tricks to ID look-alike bird species
Bad things happen out there if you aren't prepared
The ice angler's landing net: Alexandria's Dresch makes a product to help get more fish in the pail
Looking back on the year in the outdoors--and ahead to 2018
Thinking small: Wetlands are a whole other world
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Construction of ice palace to start today: Cold weather causes slight delay, but still on schedule
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
A frozen crop: Detroit Lake hosts first ice harvest in nearly 50 years
DL's first plunge into Polar Fest: A look back at the beginnings of the area's biggest winter festival
'The Legend of King Isbit': DL's ice palace to be inhabited by a very special royal guest
November 7, 2017
A 'puzzling' new path: Man who walked all the roads in Becker County has now created a puzzle map of its watersheds
When Lowell Deede completed his 3,000 mile journey back in early 2016, he officially became the only man to have traversed every mile of public...
November 7, 2017 - 10:01am
June 21, 2017
Unearthing history:Minnesota couple seeks to remember the 'forgotten woman'
Although many know her as the Minnesota Woman, Phletus and Sally Williams have a different name for the mysterious woman whose skeletal remains...
June 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 31, 2017
Walking through history: Museum to hold historical downtown walking tours in April
Did you know that the Northern Pacific Railroad Depot sits on the former site of the Pelican Saloon, which opened in 1894? Or that one of the...
March 31, 2017 - 11:00am
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.
July 1, 2015 - 5:05am