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April 15, 2019
SCVGS Board members invite you to their 40th anniversary celebration April 18. Pictured (from left): Myke Rachu, Mary Jane Bridge, Art Hawkinson, the late Nancy Hawkinson, Judy Olsen, Darcy Boock, Kathy Deiss and in front, Linda Johnson. Submitted photo
St. Croix Valley Genealogical Society to celebrate its 40th anniversary
April 15, 2019 - 9:00am
April 12, 2019
Main Street Spring Valley after severe flooding. Debris is scattered everywhere and windows are boarded up. Photo courtesy of Don Blegen
'The Little Town That Wouldn't Be Licked': Looking back on the Spring Valley flood of 1942
April 12, 2019 - 12:00pm
The River Falls Journal prints extensive news on the 1965 flooding in an April 22 publication. Pictured is the Hudson city garage, or Buckeye Garage Building, submerged in a few feet of water on First Street. This year the garage was surrounded by some water. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
Hudson history: Flooding flashbacks and facts
April 12, 2019 - 8:00am
April 9, 2019
Harbor Bar in Hager City has endured years of flooding on the Mississippi River. Owner Brad Smith said the bar was recently filled with nearly two feet of water the first week of April. Drone photo courtesy of Patrick Schulz
Harbor Bar owner 'lucky' to clean out after flooding every year he says
April 9, 2019 - 8:00am
March 14, 2019
Dewayne Meyer is acknowledged at the Tuesday, March 5 Academy Farewell Open House. Meyer is the namesake of Meyer Middle School and was principal for 27 years. play button
'A great night to be a Wildcat': River Falls says farewell to Academy building
March 14, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 3, 2019
The River Falls Academy building has been standing on Fremont Street in River Falls since 1927. Now, the community has a chance to come together and say farewell. Photo courtesy of UWRF University Archives and Area Research Center.
RF says 'a hard goodbye' to Academy building
March 3, 2019 - 10:00am
November 27, 2018
Former Pierce County Historical Association, Lawrence building torn down
November 27, 2018 - 7:59am
November 7, 2018
Red Wing native Gordon Krantz is donating what may be the only copy of a “false alarm” Extra edition of the Daily Republican to the Goodhue County Historical Society. Ruth Nerhaugen / Contributor
Extra! Extra! Armistice Signed: 100 years ago, the RE prematurely called the end of WWI
November 7, 2018 - 11:00am
November 2, 2018
Michael Norman is shown receiving the proclamation from Mayor Dan Toland. Also pictured is Theodore Tollefson, Editor-in-Chief of the Student Voice at UW-River Falls. Photo courtesy of City of River Falls Communications Manager Mary Zimmermann
Mayor declares Nov. 3 WRFW Day
November 2, 2018 - 12:00pm
October 31, 2018
The Kinney family of Badlands Sno-Park discovered a portrait of this girl in a family basement, and were searching for her identity. They now know she is a relative of John Hanson, one of the early owners of the land where Badlands is located. Submitted photo
'Creepy girl' finds her family
October 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
October 29, 2018
Items from dainty tea cups to hefty Mason jars and miniscule tincture bottles to bottles of sewing machine oil were unearthed from the former Stein home outhouse. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Unearthed: History restored under Old Cottage Grove outhouse
October 29, 2018 - 4:00pm
October 24, 2018
The Pierce County Historical Association recently moved to its Bay City location for a temporary new headquarters. David Clarey / Rivertown Multimedia
Pierce County Historical Association moves to new home
October 24, 2018 - 8:00am
October 15, 2018
The John Doar History Trail became the 576th addition to the Wisconsin Historical Society Historical Marker Program at a ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 at the New Richmond Civic Center. The program commemorates individuals, events,  buildings or sites of local, state or national prominence that contribute to Wisconsin's rich and informative historical heritage. (From left) Mary Zipperer, Robert Rice, MaryKay Rice, Christian Overland, Mayor Fred Horne. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Doar History Trail honored with state historical marker
October 15, 2018 - 7:00pm
September 19, 2018
Tom Anderson is one of many volunteers who helped make Ryan Mayr's Eagle Scout project possible. He's shown here using a leaf blower to help clean off a grave. Graves also had grass the grass around them trimmed. Anderson said in this case the old saying "many hands make light work" was true as he and other volunteers worked Thursday, Sept. 6.
Local scout helps clean up historic cemetery for Eagle project
September 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
September 3, 2018
Inside the schoolhouse, original features can be seen everywhere: An image of President George Washington hangs on the wall, the lights have been untouched, the floor has not been replaced but restored and a small desk students used sits near the book shelves. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
Saving history in a small town: Martell Schoolhouse hosts concert
September 3, 2018 - 7:00am
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