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Minnesota Historical Society

May 10, 2019
Minnesota Historical Society offers free admission to US military members and families this summer
May 10, 2019 - 8:46am
April 30, 2019
Other Opinion: Senate budget cut to Minnesota Historical Society is shameful
April 30, 2019 - 7:30am
April 25, 2019
A controversy has arisen over signs the Minnesota Historical Society has placed at Fort Snelling, which is located in an area known as Bdote by the Dakota People in St. Paul Thursday, April 25. The old signs simply read "Fort Snelling Historic Site," but newer signs now read "Historic Fort Snelling at Bdote," — a Dakota work meaning where two waters meet.  Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
'Fort Snelling at Bdote'? After Historical Society adds Dakota name to Fort Snelling sign, Senate votes to cut funding
April 25, 2019 - 7:58pm
April 18, 2019
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Water tower committee: Over $5,500 in the bank for water tower funds
April 18, 2019 - 4:05pm
April 17, 2019
The Brainerd City Council agreed to contribute funds to further efforts by the city's water tower committee to secure restoration grants for historic downtown water tower. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd: Council to contribute funds to water tower restoration efforts
April 17, 2019 - 9:00am
March 21, 2019
Brainerd resident Doris Aasen created a water tower replica donation box for Brainerd's water tower committee to use to collect donations for the water tower project. Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch
Water tower committee to apply for Minnesota Historical Society grants
March 21, 2019 - 3:00am
March 12, 2019
Sleeveless jingle dress assembled by Mary Bigwind, White Earth Reservation, 1930s (left), jingle dress regalia created by Jessica Rock, Leech Lake, 2008 (right)
New exhibit explores the history of the Ojibwe jingle dress, and marks its 100th anniversary
March 12, 2019 - 2:00pm
December 14, 2018
Historical and Cultural Heritage grants awarded to Crow Wing, Morrison county historical societies
December 14, 2018 - 6:30am
November 21, 2018
World War I Christmas comes to Little Falls
November 21, 2018 - 3:30pm
October 2, 2018
Despite appearances to the contrary, the Crow Wing County Historical Museum is open during its restoration project.
Crow Wing County Historical Museum open during restoration
October 2, 2018 - 6:00am
September 24, 2018
Minnesotans explore the "My House of Memories" app at a professional caregiver training at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018.  The app is part of a museum-based program that helps people connect with those living with memory loss. The program, developed by National Museums Liverpool in United Kingdom, made its American debut in St. Paul on Monday.  (Mike Levad / Twin Birch Studios)
Minnesota History Center's international partnership leads to app for people with dementia
September 24, 2018 - 9:51pm
September 19, 2018
Dustin Hillukka with Highmark Professional Builders removes a window Tuesday, Sept. 18, during renovation at the Crow Wing County Historical Society. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing County historical museum, library gets facelift
September 19, 2018 - 9:00am
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Mille Lacs Lake is designated state's latest Scenic Byway
July 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
July 14, 2018
The exterior of the Crow Wing County Historical Society Museum and Research Library in Brainerd, as it appeared in January 2018. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Crow Wing County Board: Board agrees to renovate county museum, library
July 14, 2018 - 5:00am
February 24, 2018
Minnesota Historical Society launches Native American cultural initiatives
February 24, 2018 - 12:30pm