• 0

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples,” is a Mother Teresa quote that has inspired 17-year-old Natalie Kreier. The Clear Lake high school junior is doing her part to raise awareness about congenital heart disease/defects in children.

  • 0

A tad warmer weather and melting snow are two signs that spring is on its way; another sign is the 16th annual Amery Spring Show. The Amery Ice Arena will once again be the site of the show Saturday, April 6, from 9a.m. to 4p.m.

  • 0

After Mayor Paul Isakson called last week’s session of the Amery City Council to order, a fresh member to the staff at Polk County stopped to say hello to attendees of the March 6 meeting. Nick Osborne is Polk County’s new Administrator. 

  • 0

Joe Elkin always knew that he wanted to pursue a career in acting or comedy, but until he could figure out how to make that happen, after graduating from Amery High School in 1995, he thought he should get a “real job.”

  • 0

A man who touched many lives in the community will have his memory live on in a scholarship founded in his honor. The Farm Table Mission Prize in Honor of Robert J. Bursik has been established at the St. Croix Valley Foundation (SCVF). $5000 will be awarded to an applicant chosen by the Farm…

  • 0

It is an accomplishment to earn your way to play at a state tournament. Participating is likely an experience you will never forget. Some high school athletes have participated in such an event more than once. Locally there is a group of seven ladies who followed the trail to a state tournam…

  • 0

Jason Armbruster, 44, of Amery will receive three years probation and pay court costs and fines totaling over $500 in a plea agreement stemming from animal cruelty charges filed in March of 2018.

  • 0

Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Robert Peters, 53, Turtle Lake, Wisconsin; Steven Reindahl, 55, Turtle Lake; David Johnson, 31, Barnes, Wisconsin; and Darren Johnson, 52, Deer Park, Wisconsin were sentenced Feb. 27 in federal cour…

  • 0

A recent social media post by an area farmer has shed light on an issue that is affecting his farm and possibly others. Josh Roos farms near the Stower Seven Lakes Trail between 140th Street and 150th Street. He currently warned trail users that a wolf had been spotted on the trail headed in…

  • 0

Record breaking snow in the month of February has people wondering if we will ever be able to dig ourselves out of the current wintery mess. The snow has certainly left its mark on the area in the past month, causing school cancellations, early business closings and driving concerns.