Arcadia Photos

Chauncey and Ethel Penny Heath and sons

Paul Halvorson 2018

Paul Halvorson as a basketball star for Blair

Hwy 93 as it crossed the Arcadia Ridge prior to the road being changed

Arcadia HS Prom Court April 2018

Perry Heath Family

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Clover harvesting on Motsko Farm

Perry Sylvester Heath

Tony Valdez lays wreath at Soldiers’ Walk 2016

Town of Arcadia Caucus 2017

Massuere AD for washing machine 1921

Add in 1921 Arcadia paper
William R Huettle, born 1893, farmer. Private Co M, 62cnd Infantry WW1, died 1919 in Hancock GA from Flu
Arcadia Library (CARNEGIE) 2009 (lower) library door (upper)

Arcadia flood 1956
Arcadia Flood 1956 A C Schultz and A H Gauger in front of the Jensen Store 4.4.1956

2010 Arcadia Flood

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Demolition of St Aloysius School 2016

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Lewis Valley Boys on the school playground 1923

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Old North Creek Publish Schoolhouse, North Creek Rd 1988

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North Creek School 1953 Teacher Olga Berg- Front Row- Judith Kokott, Paulette Sobotta, Ruth Andre, Kenny Gandera, Charles Hanson Middle-Diane Coelho, Betty Walek, Delaine Perzina, Charles Walski, Betty Giemza Back-Marie Gandera, Mary Ann Stanislawski, Theresa Knusella, Mary Jane Kokott, Louis Shepherd, Fred Tocken

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Holcomb Coulee School 1910–Studenst were Laura Davis, Amy and Geneveve Brom, Mabel Serverson, Rose Brom, Mamie Pierzina, Mattie DAvis, Chauncey Tuschner, John Olson, Ed Tuschner, Edwin Severson, Melvin Severson, Matt Mahutga, Alfred Olson, Selmer Severson, Otto Olson, Paul Mahutga, Helmer Olson, Art Olson, John Pierzina, Clarence Olson, Emil Ruschner, Ignatz Pierzina,

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Holcomb Coulee School grads Leonora Heram, and Leo Olson with teacher Amy Brom

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Lewis Valley School 1953

Slaby girls 1923 (445x640)
Helen and Romelle Slaby, 1926 Lewis Valley

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Slaby kids-Rudy, Clotilda, Romelle, 1926, Lewis Valley

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Wickham Valley School–Esther Walski, teacher and Clarence Guza

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New Wickham Valley Schoolhouse 1930s

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Wickham Valley School late 1930’s

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Woychik School 1926

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Woychik School Student body 1926–occasion was the visit of County Nurse Miss Rice

1926 Norway Valley (800x644)
Norway Valley School 1926 Back Row L-R- Lyle Solie, Gernard Nilsestuen, Teacher Clara Thompson Ringlien, Josie Halverson Nelson, Ida Gilbertson, Marie Lund Halvorson, 2nd Row- Alvin thompson, Harold Lund, Melvin Lund, Casper Raymond Bondlie, Cora Olson Hanson, Ruth Nilsestuen, McMahon, Helen Halverson Hoff, Sylvia Nilsestuen Bolton, Evelyn Bondlie Scheo, Little boy in front-Everett Bondlie

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American Valley School 1951–note schoolbus on right

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American Valley 1953-4 Elsie Dittrich, Teacher Front Row L-R- Dlepha Johnson, Betty Klonecki, John Lisowski, Mary Lisowski, Dan Johnson, Kaye Bautch Back- Theresa Klonecki, Paul Johnson, Roger Onsrud, Roger Klonecki, DAvid Pierzina, Beverly Bautch, Ruth Klonecki

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American Valley School 1902–Teacher Mr, Brownlee is highlighted in the back row.

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Mayor Rob Reichwein and City Clerk Angela Berg 2015

1933 New Sunnyslope Sch (800x716)
1933 New Sunnyslope (Upper Plum Creek) School

1936 Sunnyslope 8th gr (640x546)
Sunnyslope 7 & 8th Graders 1936–R-L- Ernest Waldera, Esther Waldera, Ila Hanson, Genevieve Maule, Adolf Micek

Demolition of Sunnyslope 1923 (640x433)
Original Sunnyslope Schoolhouse being demolished 1923-24

Sunnyslope 1908 (798x800)
Sunnyslope 1908 Teacher Louise Stevning

Sunnyslope 1936 2nd gr (640x549)
Sunnyslope School 1936 1rst & 2nd Graders Valentine Maule, Albin Woychik, Severin Waldera, Bernice Micek

Sunnyslope 1936 8th graders (493x640)
1936 8th Graders Sunnyslope School (Upper Plum Creek)

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1936 Spring Clean Up Day at Sunnyslope School

Sunnyslope kids 1920s (647x800)
Sunnyslope children 1920s

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1920 Williamsburg School-also called Passon School Bernice Bautch in back, Mrs Tom Woychick, Mrs John Marsolek, Mrs Andrew Passon, David Bautch

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1926 Woychick School located north of Arcadia

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1913 Ridge School, Petronella Kokott 4th from right in back row

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1924 Ridge School

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Ridge School 1928

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Ridge School 1928

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Ridge School House 1920s

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Oak Ridge School teacher Mary Smart with pupils Betty Onsrud and Betty Foss

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1932 Oak Ridge 8th Graders-Everett Bondeli, Francis Solberg, Elmer Rhude, Florence Onsrud, Evelyn Bondeli, Arnold Solberg

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American Valley School on CR T east of Arcadia. Partial listing of teachers since 1913.

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Rainey Valley Students in front of the school 1930

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The Rainey Valley School 1900-1955 Front porch is not typical of school designs in the county.

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1928 Rainey Valley students

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Ashley Plant early 1980s. Nick Jensen, Howard Reedy, Art Schultz, Bud Vogel, Ollie Schroeder

Civil War Camp out at Pietrek Park 2015
Civil War Camp out at Pietrek Park 2015

Oak Ridge School 1941,OAK RIDGE SCHOOL 1941 Back Row L-R- Dick Andriesen, Alice Everson (teacher), Ralph Stevens, Beverly Bautch, Ardys Bautch, Doris Onsrud, Lloyd Andriesen Front-L ?R- Elsie Onsrud, Roger Onsrud
Oak Ridge School 1941,OAK RIDGE SCHOOL 1941
Back Row L-R- Dick Andriesen, Alice Everson (teacher), Ralph Stevens, Beverly Bautch, Ardys Bautch, Doris Onsrud, Lloyd Andriesen
Front-L ?R- Elsie Onsrud, Roger Onsrud

Watkins Group 1941,Group on a Watkins tour, 1941-photo found behind photo of Oak Ridge School. Any IDs? Little boy in front row, 3rd from left appears to be an Onsrud--photo found behind another photo of Oak Ridge School
Watkins Group 1941,Group on a Watkins tour, 1941-photo found behind photo of Oak Ridge School. Any IDs? Little boy in front row, 3rd from left appears to be an Onsrud–photo found behind another photo of Oak Ridge School

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Cortland School memories. School was located in Trout Run Valley south of Arcadia.

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Cortland School students 1911. Note the Funmaker children, Ho Chunks who camped in the valley.

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Cortland Kids 1955- __Kindshy, Rosemary Andre, Willard Wettlaufer, Diane Kube, Gaylord Kube Jr., Bob Brommich, —Kindshy, Galen Mueller, Le Roy George, Pat Kokott, Pat Andre, Lucille Kokott, ___Kindshy, Sharon Passow

Ed Erickson photo
Ed Erickson for Sheriff 1916

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Jim Ziegeweid speaks at Nov 2015 Vets Day

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Holcomb Coulee 1947-48

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Norway Valley School 1919

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1925 photo of Norway Valley students

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Kolstand School located on NW Cty F, Town of Arcadia

Rainey Valley School 1946 (top) Bottom-White /Fox Coulee School 1945

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Arcadia Bohri and Hensel STore 1877 (800x552)
Bohri & Hensel Store 1877

Arcadia directory

Arcadia School 1877

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Arcadia Public School (upper picture) Nicholas Mueller home 1877-listed as Architect and Builder (directly above)
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1913 business ads

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American Valley School located on Cty T east of Arcadia
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Norway Valley School-1925 Back l-R Lyle Solberg, Gerhard Nilsestuen, Clara Thompson, Josie Halverson, Ida Gilbertson, Marie Lund Middle-Alvin Thompson, Harold Lund, Melvin Lund, Caspar Bondeli, Cora Olson Ruth Nilsestuen, Helen Halverson, Sylvia Nilsestuen, Evelyn Bondeli Front-Everett Bondeli

Penny or Newcomb Valley School
Newcomb Valley (Oakdale) School? Not identified
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Korpal Valley School 1940 L-R Aloizy Woychik, Richard Korpal, Marcel Shepehrd, Eugene Guenther, Dan Sonsalla
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Oak Ridge School 1912-13ower photo-high water, 1919
(1) Ed Erickson ? 1916 Republican Candidate for Sheriff  (2)Carnegie Library Front Door
1949 Arcadia Flood 1956 flood Arcadia 1900 Ernie Reck Ad
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(1) Mrs. William Kokott (2) Phillip Klimek and Hedwig Wozney
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Girl on right is Sophie Motsko
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Arcadia 1913
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North Creeek School kids 1953-54 Helen Sobota, Janet Toloken, Lorraine Kokott, Elaine Hanson, Jerome Knusalla, Theresa Knusalla, Joan Kokott, Mary Kokott, Deall Marsolek, Fred Toloken, Charles Walske, Betty Giemza, Dan Andre, Henrietta Giemza, Louis Shepherd, Marie Gandyra, D. Pierzina, Betty Walek, Pauline Sobota, Chalres Hanson, Ken Gandyra ___

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St Joseph Hosptial Plan 19 67
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Arcadia School spring 1895 Girl on bottom right is Lily Kindschy Durisch

St Joe Hosp

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1891 Arcadia view west, brick house on left owned by John Durisch
Frances Guza
Upper- James Rohn Lower Francis Guza

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(1) John Klimek (Son of Phillip Klimek ) (2) Rose Slaby with daughter, Blanche

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(1) John and Minnie Motszko 25thWedding Anniversary (2) Joseph Gamoke

Electricity comes to rural Trempealeau County–the REA
Williamsburg School, Corner of Cty Rd XX and Hwg 95
Suchla ‘s on Hwy 95 east of Arcadia 1963
Peter and Mike Gandera ( Gandyra) Town of Arcadia
North Creek , St Michael’s in background
1945 Flood
Dyste Ford fire 1931
John Muir was last Civil War Veteran living in the county
1935 Ski jumping in Tamarack in Norway Valley
Vaccinations at Mayo Clinic 2021

1946 Arcadia Hotel
2021 Interior of old North Creek Public School photo Bryan Franson
Teacher Elsie Jensen and North Creek School students 1917
Arcadia Flood April 1956
Vogue Theater flooded April 1956 flood
1931 Ski Club in Tamarack area
Skiers at Tamarack Valley Ski Club
1935 Ski Club in Tamarack

East End Mill 2021 Photo Bryan Franson
St Michael Church 2012 North Creek drone photo Bryan Franson
North Creek 2012 Drone photo Bryan Franson
Plum Creek Total Abstinence Temperance Hall Located on Square Bluff Road near Maule Hill moved into Independence in 1940’s. See Arcadia Documents for the story.
Albert Swietz, North Creek, Twn of Arcadia
Leo Olson was from the Tamarack Valley
North Creek Public School kids 1957
St Michael’s Parochial School around 1920
North Creek St Michael”s Church
the demise of the Arcadia Opera House 1967
Schnug’s Store Add from 1932
Tamarack Lutheran Church
Paul Halvorsen
Ashley For the Arts 2018
Rev Hauck and the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church–known as the German Catholic church
Lehrbach Island was purportedly haunted by giant cats. The river changed course and the island was no longer an island. See “Documents” for more info on the island.
Class of 1948 Class reunion , Arcadia High School
Memorial to 32 Div, The Red Arrow Division, Soldier’s Walk Park
Voting at Town of Arcadia Town Hall November 2020
Sons of Norway Fagernes Lodge sponsored the 2019 Kids ski contest , Arcadia
The Commercial Hotel located near the railroad tracks and the old Hatchery
Gavney and Comstock–pioneers of Arcadia and leading citizens
Kolstad School–upper Tamarack Valley about 1930. Back Teacher Myrtle Amundson Bernadine Konkel, Elmer Chestleson, Leo L Swenson, Bennie Kolstad, Harriet Anderson, Emil Lisowski, 3rd Row-Stanely Anderson, Jerome Konkel, Marian Pavalak, Frank Lisowski , Joyce Severson, Ruth Halverson, Beatrice Moldenhauer, Don Olson, Allan Severson First Row- Lillian Johnson, Evelyn Severson, Delores Severson, Elaine Strand, Lloyd Lund, Harold Kolstad, Leonard Konkel, Bobbie Pavalak. Photo from Mrs. Fred Hoff. A later teacher was Mrs Palmer Severson
Korpal Valley School, 1937. Photo was submitted by Evelyn Anderson but unfortunately no one is identified. I love the guy on the roof–was he the teacher chased there by the students on the wood pile?
Old Korpal Valley School on left, 2021. After the school closed it waw moved into Arcadia to be used as the office for the East Side Mill
Oak Ridge School Town of Arcadia, 1934. Front L-R- Pyrl Storsven, Alice Nelestuen, Geraldine Solberg, Leona Solberg, Betty Onsrud, Marion Berzinski, Geneva Solberg, Betty Foss, Marva Berzinski, Orlen Herberg, Florence Thompson, Ruth Gilbertson, Back- Genevieve Rhude, Mildred Onsrud, Eleanor Foss, Blanch Berzinski, Lillie Solberg, Vivian Solberg, Evelyn Nelestuen, N. Storsven, Bobby Onsrud, Corine Herberg, Harriet Thompson Photo was from Mrs David Kube
Second Oak Ridge School about 1934–schoolhouse was torn down after the school was closed
1985 Flood
Graduate 1888 Arcadia High School
Arcadia HS Commencement 1888
1978 Jake Angst
1955 Broiler Dairy Days Court
1984 Arcadia Fryers Hatchery
Dr George Hiderschide
Dr Elizabeth Comstock
1919 Flood— looking south towards OLPH church
High Water 1919
1987 Deer hunters, Luan Woychik, Bruce Pehler, Al Woychik
March 2020 Arcadia Girls’ Basketball team goes to the tournament but loses its first game. The next day the remainder of the tournament was canceled due to Corona Virus fears.
1920 St Michael’s church burns
Second St Michael’s church in North Creek
March 2020 Wanek Center contributors
Downtown Arcadia 1970
Room 3, Arcadia Public School, around 1910

Mrs Bill Suchla
Old cellar in Arcadia
First St Michael’s Catholic Church, North Creek
Gandyra Threshing outfit, 1940’s
First St MIchael’s Church in North Creek built 1878 and second church built after the first one burned.
Dorothy Zylla Sobotta donated land for St Michael’s church. Her husband was killed in an accident transporting building materials for the church
Peter and Anna Pierzina donated land for the St Michael’s church cemetery in North Creek