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Museum embraces Minnesota State Fair’s past

August 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

FALCON HEIGHTS — Linda Koutsky sounds conflicted when you ask her about the new History and Heritage Center at the Minnesota State Fair.

Koutsky wrote the book on State Fair history — “Minnesota State Fair: An Illustrated History” — with…continue reading on dglobe.com

Dakota Discovery Museum to host retrospective exhibit of work by Robert Freeman

June 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Dakota Discovery Museum announced its newest exhibit, Robert Freeman: A Retrospective, which opens on June 6 with more than 50 original works of art. An artist’s reception scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 8 pm. Freeman will present a gallery talk at 6…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Rapid City’s Museum of Geology reopening Wednesday

February 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The Museum of Geology at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology is reopening on Wednesday.

The museum on the third floor of the O’Harra Building has been closed during a month-long ceiling renovation of the main ex…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Dakota Discovery Museum to host Lewis and Clark re-enactor

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Historical re-enactor Darrel Draper will perform as “George Drouillard, Hunter, Interpreter and Indian Sign-Talker for Lewis and Clark,” at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, at Dakota Discovery Museum, Mitchell.

Draper will portray Drouillard, half Fren…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Automotive nirvana: Okoboji Classic Cars is museum, restoration facility and dealership — all under one roof

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST OKOBOJI, Iowa — It’s a museum.
It’s a dealership showroom.
It’s a gift shop.
It’s a restoration garage.
It’s the ultimate man cave.
It’s a trip back in time.
Okoboji Classic Cars, located just off the intersection of Iowa 86 …continue reading on dglobe.com

Automotive nirvana: Okoboji Classic Cars is museum, restoration facility and dealership — all under one roof

January 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

WEST OKOBOJI, Iowa — It’s a museum.
It’s a dealership showroom.
It’s a gift shop.
It’s a restoration garage.
It’s the ultimate man cave.
It’s a trip back in time.
Okoboji Classic Cars, located just off the intersection of Iowa 86 …continue reading on dglobe.com

PHOTO: A Victorian Christmas

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Museum to host show for Mitchell Area Arts Council

November 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Dakota Discovery Museum will host the third annual Mitchell Area Arts Council Members Show. The exhibit will open Friday and run through Jan. 18 in the Gates Changing Gallery.

The exhibit will feature work by more than 10 artists in a variety …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Museum to host show for Mitchell Area Arts Council

November 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Dakota Discovery Museum will host the third annual Mitchell Area Arts Council Members Show. The exhibit will open Friday and run through Jan. 18 in the Gates Changing Gallery.

The exhibit will feature work by more than 10 artists in a variety …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Museum features art honoring SD’s 125th anniversary

November 13, 2013 in Uncategorized

Area artist Bill Wegleitner will speak on the inspiration behind his painting, “South Dakota,” which was created in honor of South Dakota’s 125th anniversary.

The presentation will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Dakota Discovery Museum in Mitc…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com