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Governor Tony Evers today signed Executive Order #73 calling the Legislature to meet in Special Session on Sat., April 4, 2020 at 4 p.m. to take up changes to the upcoming spring election. Gov. Evers is urging the Legislature to take up legislation allowing an all-mail election, to send a ba…

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According to a press release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Department, their office is currently holding two homicide suspects wanted out of the state of Kentucky.

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Fueled by fire and driven by courage, Amery High School Class of 1977’s very own Tom Barthman has been chosen as a Wisconsin State Fireman of the Year.

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Residents will elect city, school and county representatives April 7. Voting will likely look quite different this year in comparison to past, as the city prepares to tackle the issues that are faced when dealing with an election during the COVID-19 pandemic. Patty Bjorklund, Interim City Ad…

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There was an audience for the March 24 meeting of Amery’s Finance Committee, they just happened to be watching from afar. Due to Coronavirus, the City of Amery has restricted meetings to 10 people or less. Meetings are available to watch live on Facebook and are also preserved to watch at a …

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Today, at the direction of Governor Tony Evers, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to step in and support the dairy industry amid concerns about milk disposal during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers went to Twitter and Facebook Monday morning to announce the State will be ordering all non-essential businesses to halt. Evers said, “There will be additional details soon about what this order means for you, but I wanted to give everyone the opportunity to prep…

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When people think of traditional holidays, they think of shopping amongst crowds for food, décor and possibly gifts. They envision large gatherings between friends and family with preparations galore. While many are currently stuck at home there are many non-traditional holidays that can be …

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As the coronavirus spreads through the U.S. during the spring election season, government officials are scrambling to figure out how to allow voters to cast their ballots safely. Five states have so far postponed their primaries, but the Wisconsin primary, scheduled for April 7, includes num…

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16 Wisconsin companies have been issued Cease and Desist letters from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). The agency is investigating Wisconsin businesses accused of price gouging.

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In a press release sent Tuesday morning it was announced Governor Tony Evers today directed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary-designee Andrea Palm to issue a Safer at Home order that prohibits all nonessential travel, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order.

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Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers went to Twitter and Facebook Monday morning to announce the State will be ordering all non-essential businesses to halt. Evers said, “There will be additional details soon about what this order means for you, but I wanted to give everyone the opportunity to prep…

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Lent is a religious observance that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends approximately six weeks later, before Easter Sunday. In Lent, many Christians commit to fasting, as well as giving up certain luxuries. During this time many follow restrictive diets. Some may “give up” eating chocolate or …

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On St. Patrick’s Day, the saying goes, we’re all Irish. That’s an exaggeration, of course, but parts of our area are practically doused in green beer and shamrocks every March 17. St. Paddy’s Day is not necessarily the only day those with Irish pride celebrate one of Wisconsin’s first major …

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In a statement sent by Governor Tony Evers at 1:47 Tuesday, March 17, the ever changing measures being taken to combat COVID-19 have now been set to include takeout only for restaurants and social gatherings of 10 people or less.

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For many people choosing which high school classes to take was as simple as making a selection between a couple of Art, Shop and Home-Ec choices and then piling on your basic English, Math, Science and Social Studies.

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Following the release of the building inspection report of the current Bremer Bank building from engineering firm Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH), a special city council meeting was held March 6. A push for the city to provide a cost for repairs on renovation of the Bremer building was …

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Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8, 2020, when you’ll move your clocks forward by one hour to 3 a.m. This means you should be prepared to lose an hour of sleep, but in return, you will gain an extra hour of daylight. Some U.S. states are “springing ahead” with their own id…