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Body of missing Lake Park man found
AgweekTV: A New Barn for Healthy Pigs
Grandson arrested for murder in deaths of couple called pillars of Minn. town
Body of missing northwest Minn. man found
Driver sentenced for hit-and-run that killed northwest Minn. girl near Lake Mille Lacs
Jaguars end Mahnomen-Waubun's season in consolation semis
Activities commitment celebration Monday, March 26
Top-seeded Crusaders blow out Mahnomen-Waubun in Class A quarters
Brooklyn Center hands Breckenridge first-round loss
Prep boys basketball: Triple the heartbreak for Esko
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'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
friends & neighbors
After historic college basketball upset, Little Caesar’s announces free pizza giveaway to everyone in America
Nice growing, Jack: Jack Chivers Realty relocating to downtown DL, into the mall
Farmers concerned about trade war with China
Twin Cities airport is best in its size
State Commerce Dept. website now multilingual
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
Ken’s FM fundraiser aims to bring station back to full power
What's ahead for the region's arts scene in the coming weeks?
Dishing up a tasty homemade meal, for a good cause: DL Breakfast Rotary's March 13 meatball dinner to benefit local food pantry
Spring is here -- and your local library is ready to celebrate
Elverna Elizabeth (Lembke) Nelson
William "Willy" Weber
Catherine S. Doll
More immigrants would give huge boost to US economy
Letter:Credit unions are very different from banks
Letter: Why aren't we fighting back against Russia?
Sixty pills prescribed--only four were needed
It's time to return a big favor to the Boys and Girls Club
Sometimes memories are more important than fish
Are Ivory-billed woodpeckers back from the dead?
Jumbo perch are popping up
Brad Laabs column: The panfish are biting, and the tullibee chase is on
Maple syrup-making at Minnesota state parks
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
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
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
March 8, 2018
History in the making: Proposed $6 million museum to be connected to Historic Holmes Theatre
It's been almost three years since the Becker County Historical Society first unveiled plans for constructing a new museum to replace its aging...
March 8, 2018 - 6:14am
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