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September 12, 2014
The Carnegie building at the corner of Seventh Avenue West and Fillmore Street is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
Photo by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press.
Carnegie building is sold
September 12, 2014 - 12:00am
August 28, 2013
Echo Press Editorial: In defense of Big Ole
August 28, 2013 - 9:31am
June 26, 2013
Osborne Groethe has collected hundreds of different Norwegian pictures and memorabilia over the years, many of which are pictured in his book. (Photo by Caroline Roers)
A simple goal for a humble man
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
April 17, 2013
This is the photo of a 1904 train derailment that happened in Osakis. The photo is featured on the trailside sign recently installed downtown. (Contributed photo)
You are here!
April 17, 2013 - 12:00am
October 12, 2012
Historical society leader turns new page in career
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
October 5, 2012
A day celebrating the history of the lakes area will be held at Lake Carlos State Park on Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (File photo)
Lake Carlos State Park celebrates history of lakes area
October 5, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
A runestone replica has a place of honor at the Kensington museum. (Contributed photo)
Day at the Museum
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 1, 2012
Hulda Rossum has been writing for most of her life, and almost always has a pencil and pad by her bed in case she wakes up in the middle of the night with an idea for a poem. (Echo Press photo by Caroline Roers)
Creative hands, a loving heart and a lifetime of memories
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
And Then Came Summer...
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
June 27, 2012
Pictured is the back of the Anishinaabe Indian dress on display at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria and recently featured in American Indian Art Magazine. The dress, circa 1930, is of faded red cotton sateen, adorned with dentalium shells, glass beads, metal conches and hand-rolled tin can cones with red printed labeling still visible on the inside. The dress has a mock collar and scalloped peplum with three tiers on the skirt. (Contributed photo by Mark Proudfoot)
Museum's 'tinkle cone dress' is a rarity
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Explore lakes area history with republished keepsake
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
A new exhibit at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria showcases four historic lodging properties that played key roles in the development of local tourism. (Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson)
New Grand Hotel and Resort exhibit opens at maritime museum
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
Traveling History Players to perform at Bethany Chapel
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
(Left to right) Dorothy Shinn, Rachel Barduson and Tom Anderson watch as Tom Hargreaves of the American Legion puts up a flag at the burial site of former Minnesota Governor Knute Nelson. (Echo Press photo by Lowell Anderson)
Here Lies Knute Nelson
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
November 25, 2011
Maps on display at the Pope County Museum
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am