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June 30, 2018
Skiers perform a daring stunt during a ski show at the 1971 Northwest Water Carnival. Photo courtesy of the Becker County Museum
Making waves for 83 years: Northwest Water Carnival is one of Minnesota's longest-running festivals
June 30, 2018 - 8:27am
June 28, 2018
Grand Park Township, which no longer exists (and much of which now lies within Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge), had just one country school district, District No. 95. Photo courtesy Becker County Museum
A brief history of Becker County country schools
June 28, 2018 - 2:50pm
Portraying one of Eksjo Lutheran Church's founding members, Daniel Danielson, Bruce Nelson (at right) spoke with a group attending Sunday's cemetery walk. The event was co-hosted by the Becker County Museum in conjunction with the church's Midsummer Festival. (Vicki Gerdes / Tribune)
Stepping back into Eksjo's past
June 28, 2018 - 10:20am
June 22, 2018
Each dove hanging from the ceiling of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Audubon represents a person baptized at the church over the past 125 years. In the far left of the picture is the altar and Christ statue that has been a beloved part of the church since 1904, surviving a 1925 tornado that destroyed the rest of the original church building. Submitted photo
125 years of faith and fellowship: St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Audubon celebrates quasquicentennial
June 22, 2018 - 8:27am
June 15, 2018
The congregation of Eksjo Lutheran Church in rural Lake Park will be hosting its annual Midsummer Festival in conjunction with the Becker County Museum's Eksjo Cemetery Walk, set for Sunday, June 24 at 12 p.m. (Photo courtesy of Tammy Odegaard/Lakes Country Connection)
Eksjo church, county museum to co-host cemetery walk: Event to be part of Lake Park church’s Midsummer Festival, June 24
June 15, 2018 - 1:45pm
June 12, 2018
“Unpolished” band members are Dave Karam, vocals and guitar; Sheldon Schiebe, vocals and mandolin; Dick Max, vocals and bass, and Mark Bridge, vocals and banjo. (Submitted photo)
What's on tap for lakes area entertainment this month
June 12, 2018 - 8:27am
June 10, 2018
The Rainbow Seniors conduct a business meeting Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at the Pride Collective and Community Center, Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
'Keeping history alive': Red River Rainbow Seniors work to share stories of LGBTQ locals
June 10, 2018 - 5:30am
June 3, 2018
Senior skip day at the Castaway: Matt McKenzie and three other seniors prepare to enjoy the hot tub by pushing the cover back. Senior Skip Day was on May 19. It is a school event to allow seniors a chance to be together before graduating.  From the Thursday, May 27, 1993 Detroit Lakes Tribune
Turning back the pages
June 3, 2018 - 7:26am
June 1, 2018
Caulked boots like these were worn by “River Rats” for their traction while climbing on floating logs during log drives. This pair is now part of a permanent display on logging at the Becker County History Museum
These boots were made for logging
June 1, 2018 - 10:05am
May 22, 2018
Built in 1895 by John Spicer, the family named their Green Lake summer home "Medayto Cottage" but it's been known as the Spicer Castle for decades. For the last 30 years Spicer's grandson, Allen Latham and great-granddaughter Mary Latham have operated a bed and breakfast and restaurant in the home. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Serviceplay button
Spicer Castle to close
May 22, 2018 - 9:05am
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