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SD beauty on display at Dakota Discovery Museum

May 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Heart of the Prairie, an exhibit featuring the collaborative work of two South Dakota artists, is currently available for viewing at the Dakota Discovery Museum.
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Dakota Discovery Museum changes its hours of operation

May 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

In May and September, the museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed on Sundays and Wednesdays.
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Dakota Discovery Museum hosts ‘whodunit’ theater

February 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Dinner guests become part of the act in Valentine’s Day murder/mystery fundraiser. Continue Reading

Poetry event set for Saturday at Mitchell museum

September 12, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The fall regional Poetry for All People reading event will be from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell.
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CROPWalk scheduled for Saturday at DWU

September 12, 2011 in The Daily Republic

The annual CROPWalk will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, beginning at Farwell Church on the grounds of Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell.
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Author to discuss Dakota Territory’s Historic Forts

May 13, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Mitchell’s Dakota Discovery Museum will host Omaha writer on Thursday, May 19.

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Officials optimistic at local attractions

October 25, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Being the executive director of the Dakota Discovery Museum is not all glamour.
When an alarm sounds indicating the sump pump has failed, endangering the carefully maintained atmosphere at the museum, it always seems to happen in the middle of the night, according to Lori Holmberg, the museum’s executive director. “I come down and beat it into submission,” Holmberg said with a chuckle. “I get it to start again.” She also shifts displays and hauls art pieces from storage to the museum. Holmberg said the job entails selecting exhibits, raising money and doing whatever else needs to be done. Continue Reading