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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 13, 2019
Evangeline Wendt (center) — with the help of Director of Public Works Jeremiah Wendt and Mayor Fred Horne — planted the 117th tree at Cyclone Park at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, to remember those who were lost in the 1899 New Richmond cyclone on the 120th anniversary of the event. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
City plants 117th tree at Cyclone Park remember victims of 1899 disaster
June 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
June 8, 2019
Members of American Legion Post 432 Hammond execute a 21-gun salute during a ceremony in honor of WWI veteran Harry Brill on Friday, May 31 at Saint Mary’s Cemetery in Hammond.  Tom Lindfors / River/Town Multimedia    
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An improbable journey home
June 8, 2019 - 5:00pm
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
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
November 9, 2018
A monument on the exact spot of Pvt. John (Jack) Olien’s death during WWI on Oct. 20, 1918. His great-nephew, historian David Olien, took the photo in August 2017. Photo courtesy of David Olien
NR man made the ultimate sacrifice
November 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
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 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
Historic preservation experts to investigate New Richmond’s historic properties
October 15, 2018 - 5:00pm
October 4, 2018
Civil War re-enactors (from left) Jim  Bakke, Don Harmon and James Karlson fired a vintage cannon as part of activities at Heritage Days Sunday, Sept. 30 in New Richmond. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
From cannons to candy, Heritage Days has it all
October 4, 2018 - 5:00am
July 16, 2018
Gerald C. Michels of New Richmond is pictured with his daughter, Manuela Fox, during a recent stone dedication ceremony at The Highground Veterans Memorial Park on May 19. Submitted photo
Michels honored at The Highground during Legacy Ceremony
July 16, 2018 - 5:00am
November 29, 2017
The Helicopter Conservancy intends to restore six Vietnam-era Huey helicopters as the nucleus of a new museum dedicated to helicopter history at the New Richmond Regional Airport. (From left): Jim Ottman, Tom Goetz, Ken Eward, Jerry Chapman, Bob Drallmeier. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Helicopter museum will preserve the lessons of sacrifice
November 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
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