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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 24, 2018
The Pierce County Historical Association recently moved to its Bay City location for a temporary new headquarters. David Clarey / Rivertown Multimedia
Pierce County Historical Association moves to new home
October 24, 2018 - 8:00am
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
September 19, 2018
Tom Anderson is one of many volunteers who helped make Ryan Mayr's Eagle Scout project possible. He's shown here using a leaf blower to help clean off a grave. Graves also had grass the grass around them trimmed. Anderson said in this case the old saying "many hands make light work" was true as he and other volunteers worked Thursday, Sept. 6.
Local scout helps clean up historic cemetery for Eagle project
September 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
September 13, 2018
Grave markers at Glass Valley Cemetery, in the town of River Falls, range from very old to newer in appearance. The public was invited to a "Cemetery Walk" event Sunday afternoon, at which actors dressed up to portray a selection of people buried in the cemetery and bring some of their stories to life. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
Glass Cemetery brought to life
September 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
September 3, 2018
Inside the schoolhouse, original features can be seen everywhere: An image of President George Washington hangs on the wall, the lights have been untouched, the floor has not been replaced but restored and a small desk students used sits near the book shelves. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
Saving history in a small town: Martell Schoolhouse hosts concert
September 3, 2018 - 7:00am
August 28, 2018
Pierce County Historical Association has moved from the Lawrence Photo Studio site in Ellsworth to the River Bluffs History Center site in Bay City (W6321 E. Main St.)
Pierce County Historical Association has moved
August 28, 2018 - 10:27am
March 6, 2018
The Swinging Bridge was recently added to the State Historic Registry. It spans the South Fork of the Kinnickinnic from Cascade Avenue to Glen Park. Photo courtesy of City of River Falls
Swinging Bridge added to state historic registry
March 6, 2018 - 7:49am
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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