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UPDATED: Three-car accident on Highway 34 injures four
Man sentenced to 20 years for attempted murder
Camp dedicated to military kids
Weather Alerts: Blizzard Watch Monday Night and Tuesday
Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Intense state final caps Huwe’s wrestling season
Laker duo ready to enjoy state swimming and diving meet
Tuesday night's girls playoff game postponed
Lucky Leprechaun 5K Fun Run March 14
Olson, Freeman qualify for state swimming and diving meet
Students on Bethel University dean’s list
Local students on St. Thomas dean’s list
Essentia Health-St. Mary’s births
Chamblee on SE Technical president’s list
Friends & Neighbors
Arctic Cat acquires riding gear company
Gas prices up again in Minnesota, nation
Marco Inc. purchases IT company, Solbrekk
Manufacturers to meet, talk exporting
Credit Union branch opening in DL location
Knights of Columbus to hold fish fry
Wood, Stoddard to play in NYM Saturday
Honor local physicians on Doctor’s Day, March 30
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s unique sound has brought long-lived success
Easton Corbin plays Shooting Star this Friday
Resolve debate over oil conditioning vs. stabilizing
Workforce housing key to economic growth
Do your part to stop pest, AIS invasions
Letter: Congress should protect Minnesota’s waterways
Today is a goner and not worth haggling over
The wildlife of MN: The pileated woodpecker
Now is a good time to prep for open water season
The European starling is a transplant to North America
Ice house removal dates here
Take a trip for early open water fishing
What is your top food pick from the Minnesota State Fair?
Severe Weather Announcements (12)
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...
life / wave
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. Crashing after take-off with a full load of bombs, only six returned. One of the survivors was area veteran Art Dobias, who served...
entertainment / events
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 are now, just six months later, saying what skeptics didn’t think was possible – “ITOW is going to be OK.” In an interview with the...
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
April 9, 2013
Perham museums seek director
The Board of Directors of the Friends of the History Museum of East Otter Tail County in Perham seeks an executive director to support two museums: The ITOW (In Their Own Words) Veterans Museum and the History Museum of East Otter Tail County. This exciting and challenging position...
April 9, 2013 - 3:00pm
April 3, 2013
Battle Lake museum may soon be on National Register of Historic Places
BATTLE LAKE — Though he didn’t grow up in Prospect House, Jay Johnson has many, many memories of visiting his grandparents in the 18-room mansion that was built in 1882 by his great grandfather, James “Cap” Colehour. Eventually, Johnson’s parents moved into the historic...
April 3, 2013 - 9:04am
March 27, 2013
Museum ready for new exhibits
It’s beginning to look a lot like spring — at least inside the Becker County Museum, which will be starting its spring and summer schedule next week. “We will be open on Saturdays again, starting April 1,” says museum director Amy Degerstrom. The museum’s regular hours...
news / Detroit Lakes
March 27, 2013 - 12:44pm
March 8, 2013
Keep history alive at Becker Co. Museum
For the second year, the Becker County Historical Society is showing off the art of making old new again. Friday, March 22, is the Keeping History Alive fundraiser, where 10 area artists have taken old items and repurposed them into something new. Those pieces will be auctioned off....
March 8, 2013 - 4:10pm
March 6, 2013
Bingo night at ITOW
Perham VFW Post 4020 and Friends of the Museum invite everyone to bring family and friends to an evening of Bingo, laughter, raffle drawings and door prizes, to be held Saturday, March 16 at 6:30 p.m. at SteVelly’s Steak & Seafood (formerly Mulligans) Lakeside Country Club,...
March 6, 2013 - 9:06am
August 21, 2009
Museum fund-raiser set for Sept. 24
Got on a pair of blue jeans, that's fine. Got on a long black dress, that's fine too. "Come in jeans or dress up -- it's come as you are,"...
August 21, 2009 - 3:51pm