February Breakfast Club

The MCHS Breakfast Club will meet on Tuesday, Feb 25 @ 10:30am.  This month’s speaker is Todd Hormann, and he will be presenting us with his hobby, hand carving dark house spearing decoys.



McLeod County Ag. Legacy Wall

MCHS is pleased to present you with an opportunity to leave you, or your families legacy alive for generations to come.  We are currently building a legacy wall – in conjunction with a Les Kouba Mural, at the museum.  On a cinderblock wall, underneath/alongside a 12’x8′ Les Kouba mural titled “Corn Pickin’ in the 30s”, you can have the name of your families farm, either still existing or historical.  As a secondary option, you can have the name of an ancestor who farmed in the county printed on the wall as well.  Cost is $100 per block, and you can choose your own coloring of the block.  For more information, please contact the museum (320)587-2109.


August 27th Dakota War Roundtable Discussion

On August 27, at 10:30am, the McLeod County Historical Society will be hosting it’s monthly Breakfast Club meeting.  Each month members are invited to the museum for free coffee and donuts.  In addition, we like to offer either a speaker, or a topic for discussion.  This month, the topic will be the US-Dakota War of 1862, also known as the Sioux Uprising.  Since many settlers in McLeod County found themselves affected by the war, there will be many stories to discuss.

*Not up to date on the conflict, no problem, stop in and listen to the discussion over a hot cup of coffee.

**Not a member, have no fear.  The membership requirement for this month’s discussion will be waived.

Historical Happenings

Our monthly radio spot will be returning on June 29th to feature MCHS’s new Executive Director, Brian Haines.  Make sure to tune in!

History Quest

The McLeod County Historical Society’s monthly television spot on HCVN will feature a new name with a new twist.  Formerly known as “Spotlight on the Collection”, History Quest goes out of the museum to literally walk in the footsteps of McLeod County’s historic figures as we travel to legendary sites in the county.  Watch us on cable access channel 7 & 10!