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Rita Kozak, holding her parents' framed photograph and invitation, is collecting materials from area residents for a wedding dress and accessory exhibit for the River Falls Public Library. The show will be a display of regional history and culture, said Jera Terreng, the library's events coordinator. Judy Wiff photo

River Falls library seeks area wedding dresses with a story


It's a given that every bride is beautiful, but over the decades wedding costumes and customs have varied.

Jera Terreng and Rita Kozak suspect that many area residents may have, stored in a back closet somewhere, dresses or suits that exemplify an era or come with a unique back story. Please bring them out, they ask.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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