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April 8, 2019
Seated are N.P. Hanson’s parents, Hans Peter Mattson and Christina Mattson. In the back row are N.P. (Nels) and his siblings, from left to right: Lars, Nels, Rasmus, George, Mary, Matilda, Ricky and Christina. (Photo courtesy of the Becker County Museum)
Family histories: N.P. Hanson family
April 8, 2019 - 2:02pm
April 7, 2019
The Minnesota Historical Society traveling exhibit, "Fur Trade in Minnesota," will be opening at the Becker County Museum on April 20 — and the museum is looking for historic photos and stories of local fur trappers and traders to display alongside the state exhibit. (Submitted photo)
Opening of fur trade exhibit at museum rescheduled for April 20
April 7, 2019 - 8:00am
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 23, 2019
This 1892 image from the Becker County Museum's files shows Detroit Lakes — or the village of Detroit, as it was then known — as it appeared from atop the Hotel Minnesota, looking westward.
New Becker County history book set for 2021 release: Museum looking for photos, oral histories to include in 150-year retrospective
March 23, 2019 - 4:17pm
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 first practicing female physician in Minnesota just happened to be a resident of Becker County. Dr. Emma Katherine Ogden moved to the village of Detroit (now Detroit Lakes) in 1881, to open a medical practice. She continued to practice medicine in Detroit Lakes until her death in 1916. (Photo courtesy of Becker County Museum)
Pioneering women: Dr. Emma Ogden
March 4, 2019 - 4:22pm
February 16, 2019
Bob Chandler's truck coming out of the swamp after his second run across in 1979. (Submitted photo)
A mud run into history: 'Monster truck' pioneer looking for film footage of DL event to commemorate 40th anniversary
February 16, 2019 - 10:00am
February 13, 2019
This photo of Julia Warren Spears is part of the Becker County Museum's collection.
Another of Becker County's pioneering women: Julia Warren Spears
February 13, 2019 - 4:05pm
February 11, 2019
Electric power poles with street lights on them were added to Detroit Lakes' Washington Avenue in 1913. (Photo courtesy of Becker County Museum)
Electric lights have adorned Detroit Lakes' Washington Avenue for more than a century
February 11, 2019 - 3:22pm
February 8, 2019
This structure, known as the Irish Block, once stood approximately where La Barista is now, at the corner of Holmes and Washington in downtown Detroit Lakes. (Photo courtesy of Becker County Museum)
Downtown Detroit Lakes once had a bit o'Irish in it
February 8, 2019 - 2:26pm
February 6, 2019
This 1892 image from the Becker County Museum's files shows Detroit Lakes — or the village of Detroit, as it was then known — as it appeared from atop the Hotel Minnesota, looking westward.
Through the looking glass: Detroit Lakes, circa 1892
February 6, 2019 - 11:56am
February 5, 2019
This photo of 'The Clubhouse' can be found in the archives of the Becker County Museum's research library.
The Club House on the shore
February 5, 2019 - 3:16pm
February 3, 2019
The view of Washington Avenue from the north side of the railroad tracks, back in the days before the roadway was paved. (Photo courtesy of Becker County Museum)
Washington Avenue: A look back into its past
February 3, 2019 - 2:22pm
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
February 2, 2019
This photo of Jessie Campbell West in her wedding attire was taken in 1874, when she married John Kingsbury West, one of the earliest settlers of Becker County. (Photo courtesy of the Becker County Museum)
A pioneering woman: Jessie Campbell West
February 2, 2019 - 12:00pm