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Many waters, many stories

Submitted photo.

Residents of Pierce County are invited to a meeting in River Falls from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 3, at the public library to share stories and special places in the area and the common threads which tie together the St. Croix River region. The Heritage Initiative is hosting the discussion about potential National Heritage Area designation for the region, recognizing its unique characteristics and national significance.

Heritage Discovery Workshops started this month and continue throughout 11 counties in the St. Croix watershed in the months ahead.

A task force convened by the St. Croix Valley Foundation has been working for two years on the project with a feasibility study taking place over the next 18 months.

Organizers ask that you call 715-386-9490. You may also send an e-mail message to, or online at

A workshop in St. Croix County is scheduled for March 10 at WITC in New Richmond. Please call or go to if you'd like to be notified of an upcoming workshop in your county.