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There are many pieces to the puzzle of a community’s success. A piece that has been integral to the business landscape of Amery’s scene is the Amery Economic Development Corporation (AEDC).

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Summer is swiftly passing by. Before temps drop and snow flies, take the opportunity to spend a fun evening with your family, friends and neighbors. The community of Amery is once again getting the opportunity to take part in National Night Out, an event that is marking 37 years of celebrati…

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Life is like a Ferris wheel. With every circle the view changes. People have viewed many different scenes since the last time the big wheel went for a spin at the Polk County Fairgrounds. There is something that feels so all-American about a county fair and those who have missed that feeling…

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Many have heard of sinking ships, but have you heard of sinking lifts? Amery’s newest lift station has caused a few headaches.

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is actively following incidents of bird mortalities first reported in the eastern United States in late May. At that time, wildlife managers in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky began receiving reports of sick…

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The most recent meeting of the Amery City Council saw the approval of TIF amendments. Why do you hear the words TIF Districts come up so frequently at city meetings?

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One month after the first installment of Amery’s Music on the River concert series, dancers should be rested up enough to boogie the night away with Kyle Tennis and the Riverside Hitmen.

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As plans continue on Amery’s new City Center, which will house the Police Department, City Hall and Amery Public Library all under one roof, questions are emerging concerning who will pay for portions of the new space.

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In a struggling industry where Wisconsin is losing an average of two farms per day, Minglewood Dairy continues to keep their family farm, in business since 1894, going strong. Generations of hard work and positive attitudes have brought the farm to where it is today. Although some days might…

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If you live in these parts, there are some midwestern “truths” ingrained into you that one should never question. Thunder in winter signals snow seven to 10 days later, eating chicken soup will surely cure your cold, wearing a giant piece of cheese on your head will ensure the Packers win an…

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The Minnesota Transportation Museum is pleased to announce the reopening of the historic Minnehaha (Princess) Depot at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis. The depot has been closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Princess will reopen on the afternoon of Sunday, July 4th.

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The Osceola & St. Croix Valley Railway will be decked out in patriotic colors and the Unexpected Company Chorale will lead passengers in a patriotic sing along on Saturday July 3rd at 12:30 pm. There are still train ride tickets available for some trips over the holiday weekend at www.tr…

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The latest updates on lawsuits concerning the Stower Seven Lakes State Trail (SSLST) were shared by Polk County’s Corporation Counsel, Malia Malone at June’s meeting of the Polk County Board of Supervisors.

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A meeting formed to alleviate sidewalk issues saw resolution, but not before questions of who has been at fault and who should pay for changes. As Council member Eric Elkin put it, the council was, “Stuck with making the best worst choice.”

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The Fourth of July is celebrated with fireworks, gathering, grilling, “iffy” potato salad and inevitably running out of ice, but above all, it's about honoring America as a nation.

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Saturday, many Amery area residents paused their weekend routines. They temporarily turned off their lawnmowers and turned up the volume of sports stations, they marched around their campsites looking for just enough phone signal, they rushed from parades to the nearest television and they h…