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May 17, 2019
Richwood Lutheran Church organist Jean Erickson was honored recently for 45 years of service to the congregation. She first started playing organ for the church in 1974. (Submitted photo)
Richwood Lutheran honors Erickson for 45 years as church organist
May 17, 2019 - 12:10pm
May 8, 2019
A boat landing on Detroit Lake as it appeared back in the days when the village surrounding it was still known simply as "Detroit." The city was officially renamed Detroit Lakes in 1926. (Photo courtesy of Lake Detroiters)
Lake Detroiters plan 75th anniversary bash, video premiere
May 8, 2019 - 9:29am
May 2, 2019
(Click to see entire image) A Mother's Day ad from the Monday, May 5, 1969 Detroit Lakes Tribune.
Turning back the pages: Local headlines from 25 and 50 years ago
May 2, 2019 - 12:06pm
An overview of Lake Park in its early days. (Photo courtesy of the Becker County Museum)
History Column: The early family history of lawyer and farmer, Henry O. Bjorge
May 2, 2019 - 12:05pm
April 4, 2019
The 1994 Detroit Lakes Youth Hockey Lakes Sport Shop Team included, front row, left to right: Josh Kopecky and Jesse Paskey. Back row, from left: Derek Mooney, Joey Herdzina, Matt Haverkamp, Nathan Vagle and Danny Johnson. Not pictured are Eric Kratz and Adam Lefereine. (From the Sunday, April 3, 1994 Becker County Record)
Turning back the pages: What were the Tribune headlines from 25 and 50 years ago?
April 4, 2019 - 1:15pm
March 16, 2019
The Detroit Lakes Area League of Women Voters is hosting a free screening of the 2004 HBO movie, "Iron Jawed Angels," this Tuesday, March 19 at Ecumen's Forest Conference Center, starting with a 5 p.m. social. (Photo courtesy of HBO Films)
Local League of Women Voters chapter to host free showing of 'Iron Jawed Angels' this Tuesday
March 16, 2019 - 8:00am
March 4, 2019
The Minnesota Historical Society traveling exhibit, "Fur Trade in Minnesota," will be opening at the Becker County Museum on April 6 — and the museum is looking for historic photos and stories of local fur trappers and traders to display alongside the state exhibit. (Submitted photo)
MN fur trade exhibit coming to Detroit Lakes: Museum looking for stories of local trappers, traders
March 4, 2019 - 12:00pm
February 3, 2019
This mouthwatering image is a sneak peek at the two sizes of "Chocolate Fantasy" trays that can be delivered, picked up curbside or hand-selected during a special fundraising event set for Thursday, Feb. 14 at the Becker County Museum. (Submitted photo)
A Chocolate Fantasy, Sweetheart Grams and more coming to Becker County Museum this month
February 3, 2019 - 8:00am
January 11, 2019
Turning back the pages: Headlines from 25 and 50 years ago
January 11, 2019 - 8:10am
December 28, 2018
1953 Original Holland Motel postcard
From generation to generation: Best Western hotel owners honored for 50 years with brand
December 28, 2018 - 8:00am
December 13, 2018
Detroit firemen in 1917. (Photo courtesy of Becker County Museum)
History Column: The emergence of the Detroit Lakes Fire Department
December 13, 2018 - 2:12pm
The third annual Detroit Lakes Damien Society’s “Mitten Tree” Christmas project is underway this week, with trees set up in the Detroit State and First National Banks in the city. Damien committee members working on the tree at the Detroit State Bank are, left to right: kneeling, Mrs. Robert Watson, chairwoman, and Mrs. Sigwel Wood; and standing, Mrs. Peter Schroeder and Mrs. Ed Hurley. (From the Monday, Dec. 16, 1968 Detroit Lakes Tribune)
Turning back the pages: Headlines from 25 and 50 years ago
December 13, 2018 - 2:11pm
December 2, 2018
Though copies of the new book, "Detroit Lakes Ice Palace 2018," are already available for pre-order via the Becker County Museum's website, the book won't officially be available until the book launch event set for this Saturday, Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. (Submitted photo)
The 2018 Detroit Lakes Ice Palace, remembered: Museum launching commemorative book at Dec. 8 author signing
December 2, 2018 - 11:37am
November 25, 2018
European Christmas trees were usually small. Following the Protestant Reformation, they were often decorated with candles. Getty Images
What you might not know about the Christmas tree
November 25, 2018 - 8:00am
November 15, 2018
Julia Warren Spears is one of the many people whose personal and family histories can be found in the files of the Becker County Museum's research library. (Submitted photo)
Family files at the Becker County Museum
November 15, 2018 - 12:00pm