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June 8, 2019
Members of the planning committee at a River Falls City Council meeting where a proclamation honoring the 100th anniversary of Wisconsin ratifying the 19th Amendment was issued. Seen here are Elise Nooney, Heidi Heinze, Lorraine Davis, Mary Baumgartner, Kathryn Otto and Morgan Paavola wearing Women Suffrage Sashes and period hats designed by Jennifer Nelson of River Falls. Photo courtesy of Lorraine Davis
Local women plan 100th anniversary celebration of women's suffrage
June 8, 2019 - 9:00am
June 6, 2019
Before and after photos shows a view over Mill Pond at what is West First Street and Minnesota Avenue today. Much of the rubble on Main Street has been cleared and early signs of rebuilding has already begun. With the bridge at Main Street destroyed, the rail bridge was the only connection between the north and south sides of New Richmond. Before: Submitted historical photo / After: Photo by Sally Shepherd
Remembering the New Richmond Cyclone of 1899; 120th anniversary event is June 12 at Cyclone Park June 12
June 6, 2019 - 5:00pm
June 5, 2019
This hand-painted old-timey curtain was found in the Plum City American Legion and has remained a mystery. Only a few locals have come forward saying they remember the curtain hanging in the old Plum City school gymnasium many decades ago. How old the curtain is and who created it is unknown. Photo courtesy of Pierce County Historical Association
No one knows who painted this mysterious curtain or why in Plum City
June 5, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 31, 2019
The Walker House  at 403 E. Division St. is shown in 1880. Eliza (left) and Thomas Walker are shown at the house. Photo courtesy of Carole Mottaz.
Walker house to receive historical plaque
May 31, 2019 - 8:00am
May 16, 2019
Bruce Elliott will display his jitney bus during the Eighth Grade History Tour and share information about the history of the Yellowstone Trail, which passed right through Hudson’s Lakefront Park in the early 1900s. Photo courtesy of St. Croix County Historical Society
Historical Society seeks volunteers for 8th grade history tour
May 16, 2019 - 6:00am
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
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