STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Historic sites, museums up admission as society makes cuts
The Minnesota Historical Society says a lower-than-needed state budget means it is forced to reduce services and raise entrance fees.
Beginning Dec. 1, admission to most historic sites and museums go... Posted on 8/27/11 at 9:18 AM
BOY SCOUT BLOG ROCKWELL AND THE MOVIES
What do George Lucas and Steven Spielberg have in common with millions of Scouts and Scouters? These great American filmmakers both love and admire the work of Norman Rockwell, who spent decades illu... Posted on 11/12/10 at 5:48 PM
FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Curiosity: Round Lake Historical Marker
Do you stop to read Historical Markers? Usually I can get Far Guy to stop, " Chance might need to be walked! " I am always curious about Historical Markers, I like to stop and read them. Ima... Posted on 10/24/09 at 5:50 AM
The annual Bean Soup with Knute lunch, sponsored by the Douglas County Historical Society in partnership with Knute Nelson, the organization, will be held Tuesday, February 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Governor’s Room of Nelson Gables at 1220 Nokomis Street.
Usually when World War II veterans are honored and stories are written about them, the focus is on those involved in the actual battles that were fought. People tend to forget the soldiers who toiled behind the scenes.
By Dori Otterson, contributing writer
, June 05, 2009
It’s been 150 years since the city of Alexandria was founded.
Just as those who built the foundation of the town came together in 1858, the community once again is coming together to celebrate Alexandria’s sesquicentennial.
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