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Online play, gala for Museum of North Idaho at 6 tonight

September 25, 2020

By CRAIG NORTHRUPStaff Writer, Coeur d’Alene Press | September 25, 2020 1:00 AM A three-act narration set in the local logging industry of the early 20th century will be part of a fundraising effort to raise $150,000 for the Museum of North Idaho by year’s end. “Two Nickels…

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Museum director steps down

August 1, 2020

By Elena Johnson| August 1, 2020 1:06 AM When Executive Director Dorothy Dahlgren was first hired at the Museum of North Idaho, the only job description she received was “make it your own.” Thirty-eight years later, she feels it’s time that somebody else made it their own.…

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Women’s Gift Alliance CDA Awards Museum $5,000

July 22, 2020

The Museum of North Idaho would like to thank the Women’s Gift Alliance of Coeur d’Alene for the $5,000 donation to help build the iconic wrap around porch for the J.C. White house. A donation of $5,000 is all it takes to make the Donor…

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Family’s museum legacy grows

July 17, 2020

By CRAIG NORTHRUPStaff Writer | July 17, 2020 1:08 AM Yuditskys donate $100,000 The sun was shining down along McEuen Park Thursday afternoon as Dorothy Dahlgren admired the width and breadth of the J.C. White House a few feet from where she stood. “This is a very special…

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Walk this way

June 17, 2020

By Madison Hardy| June 17, 2020 1:13 AM Historical tours begin today Fall in love with Coeur d’Alene all over again this summer on a Museum of North Idaho walking tour. With two fun-filled routes around Old Fort Sherman and downtown Coeur d’Alene, families and large groups…

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Museum of North Idaho opens

June 6, 2020

BILL BULEY/Press| June 6, 2020 1:00 AM COEUR d’ALENE — After a two-month delay due to coronavirus restrictions, the Museum of North Idaho opened for the season Tuesday. “With everything going on in the world today we’re very pleased to have a little normalcy in our…

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Museum’s virtual life off to strong start

April 30, 2020

By CRAIG NORTHRUPStaff Writer | April 30, 2020 1:13 AM Jocelyn Babcock said the move to give the Museum of North Idaho a virtual space has been challenging but adventurous. “It’s actually been a lot of fun,” the museum’s development director admitted. “We’ve really tried to make the…

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Museum of North Idaho bring history online

March 26, 2020

Written by and Published in the Coeur d’Alene Press March 26, 2020 4:26PM In this 2018 photo, Dorothy Dahlgren, director of the Museum of North Idaho, opens a photo cabinet archive at the museum. (LOREN BENOIT/Press file)March 26, 2020 4:26 PM The Museum of North…

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Cd’A Tribal member receives grant to study historical basketry

February 26, 2020

By DEVIN WEEKSStaff Writer, Coeur d’Alene Press | February 26, 2020 1:00 AM Cd’A Tribal member receives grant to study historical basketry Coeur d’Alene Tribal member and established artist Leanne Campbell is looking forward to having a hands-on experience with history. Campbell, of Tensed, received the exciting news…

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Rooms With New Views

January 13, 2020

MUSEUM FINDS NEW HOME, BUT THERE IS MUCH TO BE DONE Written By Dan Thompson, CDA Living Local Magazine January 13, 2020 The offices and hallways behind the exhibit hall at the Museum of North Idaho are a crowded network. Boxes line the floors. Clear…

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