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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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The scoop on local spooks: Digging for ghost stories in Coeur d’Alene

October 3, 2020

By ELENA JOHNSON/Coeur Voice Contributor Coeur d’SAlene Press| October 3, 2020 1:00 AM Are there any good spooky, ghostly, or haunted stories in Kootenai County? Well, it depends on whom you ask. For local historian and Director of Programs and Marketing of the Museum of North Idaho…

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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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For Dorothy, keep history alive

August 21, 2020

By John V. Wood| August 19, 2020 1:00 AM My good friend Dorothy Dahlgren, the director of the Museum of North Idaho, is taking a well-deserved retirement after a long 38-year career. I have known and worked with Dorothy since she started back in 1982, for I…

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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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