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December 1, 2012
Civil War artifacts on display at ITOW Veterans Museum
December 1, 2012 - 1:57pm
November 30, 2012
Grant will help preserve local history
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
October 28, 2012
Grant leads to concert of historical folk music in Perham
October 28, 2012 - 8:58am
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
September 30, 2012
New historical grants awarded across Minnesota
September 30, 2012 - 10:12am
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 13, 2012
The "Bolo Babe" is a 1926 33-foot Baby Gar with a 500 horsepower aircraft engine. It was built by Gar Wood and is owned by John Allen of Nisswa. It is one of many unique boats that will be on display at this year's Chain of Lakes Classic Boat Show on Saturday, July 14.
Classic boat show celebrates 25 years
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 7, 2012
Dark Minnesota history episode part of state exhibit
July 7, 2012 - 4:40pm
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 4, 2012
Robert G. Johnson and Janey Westin, co-authors of the book The Last Kings of Norse America - Runestone Keys To a Lost Empire, will speak at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria on Thursday, May 10 at 1 p.m.  (Contributed photo)
Authors to discuss 450-year gap in history at museum
May 4, 2012 - 12:00am
January 21, 2012
New report details 2012 Legacy history projects
January 21, 2012 - 3:44pm