A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
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Scotty Ard, center, New Richmond, and Aleisha Miller, right, of the land and water department, received certificates of appreciation from the county for their work with an historical display they compiled on the long history of the county farm in New Richmond. The awards were presented at the March 7 board of supervisors meeting by administrator Pat Thompson, left.
The Hudson Women’s Club will meet in the River Room at The Phipps Center for the Arts on Tuesday, March 19, beginning at 1 p.m. The program will be presented by Helen Stoltz-Wood, club member, speaking on the topic of “Surround Your People with History.“
Rhinelander’s mystical Hodag will be featured in a TV cartoon next month. The Hodag and the man who discovered it will be portrayed in an episode of “Scooby Doo, Mystery Incorporated” Aug. 3 on Cartoon Network.
The St. Croix Valley Genealogical Society announced its participation in the 1940 US Census Community Project. The society is encouraging local volunteers to help make the 1940 U.S. Census easier to search for everyone. This unique crowd-sourcing project will make the 135 million individuals found on tens of thousands of pages of the 1940 U.S. Census searchable online for free. Volunteers are sought to comb the hand-written records and manually type in the names. That process is expected to take months.
Bam Marketing and Media draws criticism and protests for its business venture of leading guided tours in the Milwaukee neighborhood from which infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer lured several of his 17 victims.
Residents of Pierce County are invited to a meeting from 9-noon Saturday, March 3, at the River Falls Public Library, to help identify important stories and special places in the area and the common threads which tie together the St. Croix River region.
The renovation of the former Bank of Hudson building was featured in the Sept. 9 edition of the Star-Observer. The story chronicled the history of the building as a bank and later law office. For a time in between it housed a business machine store, and more history on that era has come to light.
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