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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
These are a few examples of the Pumpkin Crafts that will be available for kids to try during a special Kids' Crafts at the Museum event planned for this Thursday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the Becker County Museum in Detroit Lakes. (Submitted photo)
October at the museum: Flashlight tours, pumpkin crafts, book signings and more set for Oct. 18-20
October 15, 2018 - 3:49pm
September 21, 2018
The Detroit Lakes Cubs, who played in the Vacationland Little League baseball program, finished 10-10 on the season and won the consolation title in the year-end tournament. Team members are, Front row, left to right: Pat Wood, Jason Landry, Steve Frank and Ryan Manke; Middle: Eric Odens, Derrick Fechtner, Ryan Nelson, Jacob Wood and Darrin Sprague; Back: Fred Heggeness (coach), Jacob Gunderson, Chris Perry, Jim Chivers, Jon Chounard and JoAnn Maves.
(Thursday, Sept. 19, 1993 Becker County Record)
Turning back the pages: A selection of local headlines from 25 and 50 years ago
September 21, 2018 - 9:18am
September 19, 2018
This is the Historic Holmes Theatre's main stage as it appeared on Tuesday, Sept. 18, as staff was getting prepared for its new season. (Note: the Christmas tree is part of an upcoming theatrical production.) 
Paula Quam / Tribune
The show always goes on: A look into the past of Detroit Lakes’ award-winning, historic Holmes Theatre
September 19, 2018 - 1:07pm
September 18, 2018
George L. Becker, the man Becker County was named after. (Photo Courtesy of the Becker County Museum)
How Becker County got its name
September 18, 2018 - 3:33pm
History Column: How Becker County got its name
September 18, 2018 - 12:48pm
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