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Tree removed from Fort Sherman Chapel

January 15, 2021

By BILL BULEYStaff Writer, Coeur d’Alene Press | January 15, 2021 1:00 AM COEUR d’ALENE — When Britt Thurman was told a large tree fell on Fort Sherman Chapel during Wednesday’s windstorm, she didn’t want to believe it. She wanted Coeur d’Alene’s oldest church, built in 1880 by…

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Tree falls onto Coeur d’Alene’s oldest church: ‘We can’t even get the doors to open’

January 14, 2021

By Greg Mason, Spokesman Review  High winds buffeting the area Wednesday caused a tree to fall onto Coeur d’Alene’s oldest church, resulting in apparent roof and structural damage, according to the Museum of North Idaho. The Fort Sherman Chapel in Coeur d’Alene was likely struck…

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Tree falls on historic Fort Sherman Chapel

January 13, 2021

Jan 13, 2021 KHQ COEUR d’ALENE, Idaho — Wednesday’s windstorm brought down a large pine tree onto the historic Fort Sherman “Little Red” Chapel.  The Chapel has sustained severe damage, reports the Museum of North Idaho. The building is one of the oldest in Coeur…

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Coeur d’Alene’s oldest church sustains severe damage in 2021 windstorm

January 13, 2021

Fort Sherman’s “Little Red” Chapel in Coeur d’Alene is “bowing from the impact” of a fallen tree, a spokesperson for the Museum of North Idaho said. Author: Megan Carroll, KREM 2 News Published: 4:03 PM PST January 13, 2021 Updated: 4:17 PM PST January 13, 2021 COEUR D’ALENE,…

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MNI Podcast to Launch on Jan. 8th with Mayor Widmyer

December 27, 2020

By SARA JANE RUGGLES/Special To The Coeur d’Alene Press| December 27, 2020 1:00 AM 2021 will be an exciting year for the Museum of North Idaho (MNI). I am very fortunate to be a part of the fun as we launch the first episode of the Museum’s…

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Museum hosted photo opp with distant Santa

December 10, 2020

| December 10, 2020 1:00 AM COEUR d’ALENE — Families supported the Museum of North Idaho and visited Santa — from a distance — at the Fort Sherman Chapel, 332 W. Hubbard St., from 11a to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5. It’s the first holiday…

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Vintage Voices: Volunteer content creators needed at Museum of North Idaho

November 29, 2020

By SARA JANE RUGGLES/Special To The Press| November 29, 2020 1:00 AM It is safe to say that in one way or another, most of our plans have changed this year. And yet, humanity has still found a way to connect while we all do our part…

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The ‘Joy’ of giving

November 21, 2020

By BILL BULEYCoeur d’Alene Press Staff Writer | November 21, 2020 1:08 AM COEUR d’ALENE — Joy Richards used to think museums were boring places where artifacts were held at the end of their life. Not anymore. Now, she knows museums are where history comes to life. “A…

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Singletary earns DAR history award medal

November 19, 2020

| November 19, 2020 1:00 AM Robert Singletary has earned many honors as a distinguished local historian, but this one shines with a particular brightness. On Monday at the Museum of North Idaho, Singletary was awarded the Lt. George Farragut chapter of the Daughters of the…

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New museum leader has history with Cd’A

November 11, 2020

New museum leader has history with Cd’A

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