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An historical fix-up

June 18, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Alexandria Rotary Club has sponsored many international and local projects, including study exchange groups from France, Mexico and Sweden. It provided one of the gazebos at the Maritime Gardens, the wood working room at Grand Arbor, and most recently, the new garden shed at the historical society. Continue Reading

Historical society revives interest in Carnegie Library

April 11, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

An effort to revive the long-vacant Carnegie Library Building is continuing, even after the Alexandria City Council backed away from buying the building. Continue Reading

Zuehlke delves into local history

February 17, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Two tidbits from local history

February 17, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Here are a couple excerpts from “Nobles County History,” by Al Goff (1958), which is being offered free with a new membership to NCHS:
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PCHS schedules annual meeting

February 12, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

PIPESTONE The Pipestone County Historical Society has scheduled its 2013 annual meeting for Feb. 23 at the Performing Arts Center in Pipestone.
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Douglas County Historical Society to host bake sale and open house

November 29, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

There will be live demonstrations and samples of lefse and krumkake, with some for sale, as well. Continue Reading

MN Historical Society book to feature old homes

September 26, 2012 in DL-Online

The Minnesota Historical Society Press received a $250,000 grant from the Jeffris Family Foundation of Janesville, Wis., to fund a book about significant historic homes in the state of Minnesota. Continue Reading

Farm trucks take center stage at annual machinery show

August 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The 19th annual Pioneer Machinery Show has expanded its format to two days, Sept. 8 and 9, at the Pembina County Historical Society museum site 51/2 miles west of Cavalier, N.D. Continue Reading

History alive at Hubbard County Historical Museum

March 24, 2012 in Park Rapids Enterprise

The Hubbard County Historical Society is inviting the community to be a part of history with new events in 2012. Continue Reading

SD Heritage Fund to change name to Historical Society Foundation

November 25, 2011 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Officials are hoping that changing the name of the nonprofit financial partner of the South Dakota State Historical Society will make it clearer to donors what their contributions are being used for. Continue Reading