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Will Prepare War History for the State Published in the Fairfax Standard 9/5/1918

Will Prepare War History for the State: Plans Made to Preserve the Record in Which the Smallest Community Will Be Represented      The very important task of preserving the war history of the state has been taken… Read More

Morton City Jail Project

Morton City Jail Project We are raising money to repair the old Morton Jail to make it a hands-on exhibit! It needs to be sandblasted and painted and moved by the Machine Shed on the Museum Grounds.

DEPARTMENT CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS published in the Olivia Times on April 4, 1918

DEPARTMENT CALLS FOR VOLUNTEERS Fourteen Men From Renville County Enlist in U.S. Aviation Corps. — EIGHT OLIVIA BOYS ENLIST — Government May Call For More Volunteers from Minnesota in Near Future. A call was issued recently by the… Read More

Conscripts Called Into The Service published by the Olivia Times on February 14, 1918

CONSCRIPTS CALLED INTO THE SERVICE: List of Men Selected to Fill Quota and Who Will Leave February 23rd. Editors Note: If there is a * after the man’s name his picture is in the 1920 book Renville County… Read More

Sixty Nine Men in Next Call Olivia Times May 25, 1918

Sixty Nine Men in Next Call: Large Contingent to Leave Olivia on Wednesday Morning, May 29th. Editors Note: If there is a * after the man’s name his is pictured in the 1920 book Renville County in World… Read More

Meet the Staff by Linda Balk

Nicole Elzenga, Executive Director Nicole Elzenga started as our Executive Director on February 20, 2015. Nicole has jumped in with both feet and is off and running. Prior to coming to RCHS she worked for 15 years  as… Read More

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