Author Archives: Alison Bruener

Influenza in Grand Rapids, 1918

Angelica Engel, history correspondent In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, I took a brief dip into the newspapers of yore to see what was happening in Wood County back in 1918, the year of the Spanish influenza pandemic. Here … Continue reading

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Museum Appointments

If planning on visiting the South Wood County Museum during the next few weeks, please call our number (715)423-1580 ahead of time to schedule a visit. Museum staff will still be in the office and archives on Tuesday-Thursday from 10 … Continue reading

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Master Gardener Request

Friends of Museum Gardens Program The Wood County Master Gardener Volunteers have maintained the museum gardens since 1996.  Our maintenance has included our time and some financial funding from our organization on an annual basis. We would like to extend … Continue reading

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