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Compiling State War History, Morton Enterprise, 12-20-1918

Story of Minnesota’s Share in Great War to be Made Permanent Record A meeting of the Minnesota War Records Commission, which was authorized by the Public Safety Commission and appointed by Governor Burnquist, will hold another meeting at… Read More

Soldier Writes Home From France published in the Sacred Heart Journal August 10, 1918

Burt Nordstrom Gives Vivid Pictures of Soldier Life in Trenches                         Somewhere in France July 1 Dear Mabel:             Your letter received yesterday with a bunch of other mail the first I have had for five weeks. Glad to… Read More

Give to the Max Day

Join the Renville County Historical Society for Give to the Max Day on Thursday, November 16, 2017 and you could help us receive a $1,000 Golden Ticket.  Just go to www.GiveMN.org, search Renville County Historical Society, make an online… Read More

Veterans Honor Roll

The Military Service Honor Roll provides an opportunity to recognize and honor Soldiers who are currently serving, and those who have served, in the U.S. armed forces.  Please make sure you have the information you need before starting this… Read More

Serving and Honoring Renville County Veterans

The Military Service Honor Roll Please click the link above to be added to our Renville County Honor Roll database of individual Renville County veterans born, lived, or currently living in Renville County. Resources for Veterans and their… 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

Working and Learning by Linda Balk

     Next year is the 100th Anniversary of the United States entering the “War to End All Wars” aka World War I. In 1920 the Olivia Times Publishing Company printed a book about all the veterans who took… Read More

A Day in the Life of a Researcher by Linda Balk

My day, most of the time, starts at 10:00 AM when the Renville County Historical Society & Museum (RCHS) opens, though on days when I have a deadline to meet or have a lot of research to do… Read More

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