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Common Ground Beltrami County History Center

Thursday, May 21 at 7pm This week on Common Ground, we tour the opening day of the Beltrami County History Center’s new modular exhibits featuring Beltrami County’s History. Exhibit designer/constructor Steve Sundhal explains the challenges of creating the new...
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History “The Storm (1920-1933)”

Tuesday, May 26 at 7pm Franklin Roosevelt runs for vice president in 1920 and seems assured of a still brighter future until polio devastates him the following summer. He spends seven years struggling without success to walk again, while Eleanor builds a personal and political...

Keeping Crow Wing County’s History Alive

For the 88th time Crow Wing County history buffs have come to together to support their history. Crow Wing County is almost 160 years old and they says its important to keep its history alive. Tuesday night they bid on baskets and a throw quilt to raise money for to help restore...

In Focus: Uncle Sam’s New Deal Exhibit

For this week’s In Focus, we take a look at the Uncle Sam’s Deal exhibit on display at the Wadena County Historical Society.

The World of Electricity

The history and importance of electricity! Community members attended Beltrami Electric Cooperative’s presentation called “The World of Electricity” about how electricity has changed over the past 75 years.

Common Ground 605 – Paul Bunyan Vintage Auto Club

The Paul Bunyan Vintage Auto Club brings classic and antique cars to a diverse show at the Bemidji High School; Kermit Anderson, “Ike” Eickhoff, & others speak on the club’s involvement in our community. Bemidji, MN, November 20th 2014. The Paul Bunyan Vintage Auto Club takes...

100th Anniversary of the start of WWI

July 28th 1914, Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia starting World War I. Over 15 major countries and empires engaged in the nearly four-and-a-half-year war, which killed nearly 40 million people. Many countries didn’t think the war would last pass Christmas. However, the...

Minnesota Military Museum brought history to life during History After Hours

Guns, bandages, reenactors and meals ready-to-eat. Camp Ripley’s Minnesota Military Museum brought it all out from behind their glass cases to showoff last week during their History After Hours event. Minnesota Military Museum executive director, Jeff Thielen, says, “Most museums...

Brainerd reconciles with four Native American Tribes

In 1872 a mob lynched two White Earth Native Americans, who were thought to have killed a Brainerd girl, but were never found guilty. Now almost a century and a half later the City of Brainerd offered their reconciliation of the lynching to four local Native American tribes....

Northern Pacific Railroad’s on track to continue Brainerd’s history

A new train has arrived in the nearly 150-year-old Northern Pacific train depot in Brainerd. During the second day of Brainerd History Week Northern Pacific held tours of their old facility to show off what changes they’ve made and what their future will look like. Dave Hutton,...
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