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May 2, 2018
This rendering of the "Angel of Remembrance" statue was created by local artist Hans Gilsdorf, who designed the sculpture with input from the committee. (Submitted photo)
What's on tap for arts and entertainment in the lakes area
May 2, 2018 - 1:35pm
April 28, 2018
Last year's Early Childhood Powwow at M State in Detroit Lakes brought in more than 300 kids and adults to enjoy the community feast as well as the opportunity to dance and learn more about powwow traditions. (Submitted photo)
Exploring a Native American tradition: Thursday's Early Childhood Powwow at DLMS to be 'learning experience'
April 28, 2018 - 11:14am
April 19, 2018
Family Day at the Becker County Museum, set for this Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to noon, will be focused on "Painting Pots and Planting Seedlings." Participants of all ages can decorate a clay pot, then plant it with seedlings provided by Bergen's Nursery in Detroit Lakes. (Submitted photo)
County museum abloom with events this weekend
April 19, 2018 - 12:17pm
The District 2 Country School once served the residents of Audubon Township. (Photo courtesy of Becker County Museum)
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
April 19, 2018 - 12:06pm
April 9, 2018
Otter Tail County Township Historian Meeting set for April 10
April 9, 2018 - 3:26pm
April 8, 2018
This cabin was donated to the Becker County Museum in 1963; it represents what life may have been like for pioneering fur traders. The 147-year-old structure had to be disassembled, relocated and reconstructed, log by log, for display at the museum. Marie Johnson / Tribune
Cabin fever: fur trader's log cabin is a beloved longtime exhibit at Becker County Museum
April 8, 2018 - 8:21pm
April 3, 2018
Otter Tail County Township Historian Meeting set for April 10
April 3, 2018 - 10:18am
March 22, 2018
Music, dancing and more coming to lakes area this month
March 22, 2018 - 6:18pm
March 21, 2018
In honor of Women's History Month, three of the lakes area's "leading ladies" — (from left) Sharon Josephson, Mary Beth Gilsdorf and Dixie Johnson — were asked to speak at the Becker County Museum in Detroit Lakes this past Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Becker County Museum)
Leading ladies of the lakes: Museum launches series focusing on region's female leaders
March 21, 2018 - 1:08pm
March 8, 2018
A $6 million capital campaign is being launched this month to build a new museum that supporters hope to break ground on sometime next year.
History in the making: Proposed $6 million museum to be connected to Historic Holmes Theatre
March 8, 2018 - 6:14am
March 7, 2018
Here's what's coming to lakes area this month
March 7, 2018 - 11:59am
February 11, 2018
Multicolored neon lights lit up the castle from the inside at night. Photo courtesy Becker County Museum
The one that came before: The Detroit Lakes Ice Castle of 27 years ago
February 11, 2018 - 10:00am
February 8, 2018
Bottles of "moonshine" are exhibited on the bar at the Becker County Museum. "The History of Prohibition in Becker County" will be on display at the museum Feb. 15 through the end of April. Marie Johnson / Tribune
A 'dirty' little dry cleaner: Museum's latest exhibit spotlights Becker County's boozing business
February 8, 2018 - 12:42pm
February 4, 2018
Ice palaces, valentines and moonshine...oh my!: Becker County Museum is hopping with activity with month
February 4, 2018 - 11:00am
January 21, 2018
Because the ice harvesters would often work up quite a sweat slinging those 400-pound ice cakes into the railroad cars, they wouldn't feel the cold the way most people do, despite the often subzero temperatures during the harvest. (Photo courtesy of Becker County Museum)
DL's Leonard Thielen--Adam Thielen's grandpa--recounts his days as an ice harvester
January 21, 2018 - 10:00am
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