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August 8, 2018
Kids can enjoy story time with children’s librarian Mary Davis during Family Fun Night at the Museum on Aug. 10. Photo courtesy of Jacki Bradham
Family Fun Night at the Museum
August 8, 2018 - 8:00pm
June 2, 2018
Members of Boy Scout Troop 464 and Girl Scout Troop 5685 participated in Memorial Day programs at a number of local cemeteries in New Richmond on Monday, May 28, 2018. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Heat does not defeat NR Memorial Day programs
June 2, 2018 - 5:00am
May 9, 2018
Margaret Ingram Hughes married John Moffat Hughes in 1913. Their children (from left to right): Betty, John and Mary were the last generation of the Hughes family to live in the Octagon House. Photo courtesy of the St. Croix County Historical Society
Free Mother's Day Tour at the Octagon House Museum in Hudson
May 9, 2018 - 7:49am
April 15, 2018
The old Soo Line depot is one of 12 New Richmond buildings listed on the National or State Register’s Record of Historic Buildings. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Grants will help preserve history and explore Willow River potential
April 15, 2018 - 5:00pm
November 10, 2017
The Somerset students in the CIS history course took a field trip to the University of Minnesota on Oct. 26. Submitted photo
Getting an early taste of college rigor
November 10, 2017 - 5:00am
June 14, 2017
“Lost Farms of the St. Croix Valley” by Kristina Boucher is an agricultural review of 100 years of history in the area. Rebecca Mariscal / Rivertown Multimedia
New book chronicles history of St. Croix Valley farms
June 14, 2017 - 5:00am
January 7, 2017
Pearl and Delia's youngest child, Corinne Zahnow, with her great-grandson Nicholas. (Submitted photo)
Needle and thread document story of six generations
January 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
January 15, 2015
From left, Friday Memorial Library Adult/Community Services Librarian Sally Cheslock and Mary Sather pose with books that Sather will be using as part of her three-part History of New Richmond series, which begins Friday, Jan. 16 at 1 p.m. (Photo by Jordan Willi)
New series to cover history of New Richmond
January 15, 2015 - 9:50am
November 28, 2014
Historical Society's Victorian Christmas Night on Dec. 5
November 28, 2014 - 1:40pm
April 3, 2014
More than 50 Starr Elementary students took part in the school’s History and Literacy Fair on Friday, March 28.
Students show off historical and literary knowledge
April 3, 2014 - 10:43am
November 21, 2013
Kellaher’s Bar demolished
November 21, 2013 - 9:46am
September 5, 2013
College dorm move-in day for a new generation
September 5, 2013 - 9:18am
July 22, 2013
The Somerset Library is celebrating its 20th year in its current building, which was built in 1993. Pictured at the ribbon cutting for the library building are (from left) Librarian Liliann Bryse, Library Director Norma Scott, library board members Rita Lawson, Joanna Falkofske, Library Board President Kay Walsh, board members Rose Peterson and Nancy Vanasse. (Submitted photo)
Library building turns 20
July 22, 2013 - 8:09am
July 19, 2013
Scott Newby (left) and Glenn Newby (right) were part of the Union troops who played a part in the re-enactment of battles in around Gettysburg. They are members of the Battery I, 1st U.S. Artillery unit that took part in the 150th anniversary events.
Bringing history to life
July 19, 2013 - 2:35pm
June 13, 2013
In this photo from the Historical Society's collection, John Moffat Hughes is seated at the piano with his three children. The group includes, from left, Mary, John, holding his son John Ingram, and Margaret. The children all were born in the Octagon House and were the fourth (and final) generation of the Moffat/Hughes family to grow up in the house.
Free tours for Dad at the Octagon House
June 13, 2013 - 8:18am