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Capturing the frontier, one shot at a time: Photographer featured in Wisconsin exhibit

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

SUPERIOR, Wis. — It was an age when the camera was larger than a toaster oven. Images were captured on 8-by-10-inch cut glass, and the chemicals used to process those images — like cyanide — were deadly.
“Photographers did die just trying to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Historical society to host bake sale, open house

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) in Alexandria will hold its annual Ethnic Bake Sale and Open House on Friday, December 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at DCHS. The historic Knute Nelson house will be decorated for guests.

Attendees can watch…continue reading on echopress.com

Historical society to host bake sale, open house

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) in Alexandria will hold its annual Ethnic Bake Sale and Open House on Friday, December 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at DCHS. The historic Knute Nelson house will be decorated for guests.

Attendees can watch…continue reading on echopress.com

Krumkake, kolaches and lefse, oh my!

November 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) in Alexandria will hold its annual Ethnic Bake Sale and Open House on Friday, December 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at DCHS. The historic Knute Nelson house will be decorated for guests.

Attendees can watch…continue reading on echopress.com

Krumkake, kolaches and lefse, oh my!

November 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) in Alexandria will hold its annual Ethnic Bake Sale and Open House on Friday, December 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at DCHS. The historic Knute Nelson house will be decorated for guests.

Attendees can watch…continue reading on echopress.com

Bean battle

February 3, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

They came. They tasted. They voted. And the winner of Tuesday’s “Bean Soup Taste-Off” at the Douglas County Historical Society was NOT the recipe used by Alexandria’s famous Senator Knute Nelson. Continue Reading&

Keeping history alive

November 24, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

Without a concerted effort, historic and cultural treasures are in danger of being lost to time. Continue Reading