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May 31, 2019
Looking Back - May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019 - 3:30am
May 28, 2019
Danae Anderson and her son Jace, wearing his Webelo Scout uniform, sing during a musical number performed by the Brainerd High School Band Monday, May 27, at the Memorial Day Ceremony in Evergreen Cemetery in Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Gallery and Videoplay button
Honoring those who sacrificed their lives: Memorial Day events presented
May 28, 2019 - 7:00am
May 24, 2019
Looking Back - May 24, 2019
May 24, 2019 - 3:30am
May 22, 2019
Pillager groups host 'History in Your Background' lecture series
May 22, 2019 - 7:30am
The 100-foot-tall historic Pequot Lakes fire tower was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2017 and has been on the National Historic Lookout Register since 1993. The tower is on a 40-acre parcel of land, which was also included in the recent purchase by Crow Wing County of the tower for $1. Echo Journal file photo
Historic Pequot Lakes fire tower plans heat up
May 22, 2019 - 7:00am
May 16, 2019
Looking Back - May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019 - 11:30am
April 19, 2019
Benjamin West [Public domain] Benjamin West, American Commissioners of the Preliminary Peace Agreement with Great Britain, 1783-1784, London, England. (oil on canvas, unfinished sketch), Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Delaware, gift of Henry Francis du Pont. From left to right: John Jay, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Henry Laurens, and William Temple Franklin. The British commissioners refused to pose, and the picture was never finished.
Danecdotes: This week in less-discussed history
April 19, 2019 - 7:30am
April 2, 2019
Lori Sturdevant. Submitted Photo
Discussions on Minnesota Republican history slated April 4, 5
April 2, 2019 - 8:00am
April 1, 2019
Why don't our youth want to learn more about the history of their own ancestors and their community? Here from Pequot Lakes' past is blacksmith Vic Anderson along with his wife Annie and children, in their Ford, on Main Street in Pequot Lakes in the 1910's. Vic had a blacksmith shop where the Post Office is today. Annie was a midwife and delivered many Pequot Lakes residents. Source: Project Centennial 1894-1994 - by the Pequot Lakes High School Social Studies class of 1994.
Pequot Lakes Area Historical Society: Let's bridge the generation gap
April 1, 2019 - 10:00am
March 16, 2019
Photo illustration, Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Pequot Community Education classes listed
March 16, 2019 - 6:30am
February 20, 2019
The 100-foot-tall fire tower in Pequot Lakes was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2017 and has been on the National Historic Lookout Register since 1993. The tower is on a 40-acre parcel of land, which was also included in the October purchase of the tower for a dollar by Crow Wing County from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Submitted photo
Crow Wing County plans to buy land next to historic fire tower
February 20, 2019 - 9:00am
January 29, 2019
Pequot Lakes Area Historical Society: A town's history is important
January 29, 2019 - 8:00am
January 18, 2019
Oldest know picture of the city of Pequot Lakes, circa 1895, looking north along Front Street. The second building on left is listed as Thurlow's store. Old blacksmith shop on right may have been the second school in town, prior to the building of the first two-story school in 1900. Source: Project Centennial 1894-1994 - by the Pequot Lakes High School Social Studies class of 1994.
Looking Back - Jan. 18, 2019
January 18, 2019 - 3:30am
Little Falls museum wants art that's skin deep
December 18, 2018 - 9:00am
December 14, 2018
Historical and Cultural Heritage grants awarded to Crow Wing, Morrison county historical societies
December 14, 2018 - 6:30am