Ridgeway - H.W. Klemme came to the Ridgeway area and settled on a farm 3 miles southwest of Ridgeway. In 1872, his son William H. Klemme, came to Ridgeway to manage a drug store, owned by his father-in-law Dr. George Bolles. He did not like this business so started the Klemme Lumberyard. Ole...
  Part 1   Ridgeway - The town of Ridgeway was started because the railroad was built between Calmar and Cresco. In about 1866 the railroad company built a small house for their accommodation. Mr. Pike and his wife moved into the house Dec. 4, 1866. In July 1867, J.L. Flowers of Fort Atkinson came...

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