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June 20, 2019
The former St. John's Lutheran Church, built in 1933, now houses the River Bluffs History Center in Bay City, Wis.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
101 Things To Do: River Bluffs History Center in Bay City, Wisconsin
June 20, 2019 - 2:00pm
June 17, 2019
Katie Riddel wears a head garland she crafted during the Victorian Solstice Night at the Octagon House Museum. Photo courtesy of Jacki Bradham
SCCHS hosts Victorian Solstice Night at the Octagon House
June 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
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
In the late 1860s Hudson’s Third Ward School was built at 1129 Seventh St. This red brick building (with many modifications) is still standing and is now a private home. Submitted photo
SCCHS presents the new one-room schoolhouse
May 31, 2019 - 12:00pm
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
May 7, 2019
In this family picture, Margaret Ingram Hughes poses with her children (from left) Betty, John and Mary. Her son John was born in the Octagon House in 1919, the same year Prohibition began. Photo courtesy of St. Croix County Historical Society
Free tour for Mom at the Octagon House Museum
May 7, 2019 - 5:00am
May 6, 2019
'Share Your Voice' with the Wisconsin Historical Society on a new state history museum
May 6, 2019 - 10:05am
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
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
March 18, 2019
Several volunteers join the St. Croix County Historical Society for the 4th of July Parade. This is just one of the many ways volunteers can help at the Octagon House Museum. Photo courtesy of Jacki Bradham
Historical Society volunteer open house on March 23
March 18, 2019 - 8:41am
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 9, 2018
Ken Johnson in 1977. Submitted photo
Marine receives Honor Man recognition 40 years later
November 9, 2018 - 8:00am
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