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The Tuesday before Thanksgiving has traditionally been a day where Amery’s community members gather in the evening to partake in the fire department’s Chili Feed and the Light Up the Town Parade. Like many activities over the past eight months, these favorites have been cancelled.

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At a recent meeting of the Amery School Board, High School Agriculture instructor Derrick Meyer, shared plans for a future school farm. “This is a vision I have had for quite awhile,” Meyer said.

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Amery Schools have worked hard to “stay in the green” since returning to school this fall. This refers to a color-coded chart the school implemented at the beginning of the school year to show how COVID-19 numbers would predict the pupil’s learning environment. Last week saw the schools jump…

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Plans have been unveiled for Amery’s future City Center, which will be located at what is currently Bremer Bank. The new Bremer Bank building is currently under construction on the corner of Keller Avenue and Baker Street. Patty Bjorklund, Amery’s City Administrator / City Clerk-Treasurer sa…

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The second week of November is always special for Corey Klocek. The Army vet celebrates Veterans Day, his birthday and of course, gun season deer opener. This year proved to be extra-memorable. If Klocek thought 2020 had been a strange year, shooting both a buck and an alligator on the same …

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“Fire and EMS have always held a special place in my heart,” said Rick Van Blaricom during the November 4 Regular Meeting of the Amery City Council. Van Blaricom, who currently serves as Council President was honored at the start of the meeting after recently announcing his retirement from t…

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It could be said the home of the Amery Dog Park is like a game of musical chairs. The current location near Minneapolis Avenue and Griffin Street sat vacant for years before the canines called it their home away from home. Recently a buyer for the property saw the Amery City Council looking …

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Over the decades 320 Keller Avenue has been full of cars. Whether it be cars for sale, or cars being repaired at the various dealerships that have called that address home. Today the lot is still full of cars, but the cars are full of people who are pulling in to check out one of Amery’s new…

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Sylvia Utter keeps her heroic husband’s medals perched in her room inside of Amery Memory Care. She has happy to reflect on Walt, her husband of 46 years, a brave soldier who was in WWII’s Bataan Death March.

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State and local county health officials have confirmed a record-breaking number of confirmed COVID-19 cases over the past month. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state of Wisconsin, and Polk County Public Health Officials are closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19.

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They say the waiting is the hardest part, but that is exactly what voters have to do as ballots roll in for the Presidential race. As of 10a.m. Joe Biden sat with 1,630,334 votes (49.57%) while Donald Trump had 1,609,586 (48.94%). These totals can quickly fluctuate before a clear-cut winner …

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This weekend it is as they say, “Time to fall back.” The first weekend of November marks the end of daylight saving time. Daylight saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 1 at 2 a.m. The first thing on the minds of most, is too set back their clocks, but it is a good opportunity for conducting safety …

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Public comments during Polk County Board of Supervisors meetings in August were a topic of debate. Chair Chris Nelson suggested they should stop verbal public comments and only allow written. In the weeks since the meeting, County Clerk Lisa Ross received over 50 written comments defending t…

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In 2012 former Amery Area Community Foundation (AACF) Chair, Sue Johnson, said, “We’re doing more than just giving scholarships to local high school seniors,” said Foundation Chair Sue Johnson. “Our community foundation is impacting lives, solving problems, and improving the future of the Am…

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Amery’s American Legion Post #169 was named after George H. Larson when originally formed, honoring the first WWI soldier who was killed in action from the Amery area, later the name was changed adding Stanley Torgerson, an Amery man who gave his life during WWII.