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Drinking before drive-thru leads to OWI-4

McDonald’s employees described a drive-thru customer as “tipsy” during an incident Nov. 26, during which 40-year-old Michael S. Johnson of Deer Park was arrested for OWI-4 and Possession of a Firearm While Intoxicated.

THEAMERYFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-12-13 22:00:00

To the Editor: Food pantry grateful for donations

With grateful hearts, the Amery Area Food Pantry acknowledges the generosity of the Amery Community. A HUGE thank you to all of you who have contributed to the pantry in any way this fall season. Most of you contribute anonymously through your church, your work place, food drives, or various fundrai

THEAMERYFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-12-14 22:00:00

Deer Park man faces federal charges after mountain lion hunt

MADISON — While his three co-defendants have pleaded guilty, a Deer Park man will appear in U.S. District Court at a plea hearing on federal charges that he allegedly registered a mountain lion shot and killed last year in Montana by another man.

PIERCE COUNTY HERALD - 2018-12-15 01:00:46

Saturday marks 2 months since Jayme Closs disappeared

Saturday marks two months since 13-year-old Jayme Closs disappeared. Her hometown of Barron, Wisconsin, will once again show their support and hope for her safe return home. The community will release green and blue balloons around 1 p.m. Saturday. Earlier this week, they lit a "Tree of Hope" and se

KSTP - 2018-12-15 15:16:00

Ready, set, create!

Albert Einstein once said, “Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.” Promoting creativity is exactly what Amery schools are doing in their new Makerspaces. These designated areas at each of the schools are perfect for students who like to think about things that do not yet exist, like to solve problem

THEAMERYFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-12-13 14:00:00

The Unsuspecting Wisconsin Truck Stop Where You Can Pull Over And Have An Amazing Meal

Highway 29 passes right through the middle of the state, heading out of Green Bay and up through Wausau before crossing I-94 and ending up near River Falls. It’s a pretty major cross-state highway and as you head west out of Wausau, you’ll come across the little town of Curtiss. Next time you’re pas

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-12-15 07:00:00

B-W slips past Amery in battle of undefeated hockey teams

Riding high from a big Middle Border Conference overtime win against New Richmond, the pressure didn’t let off on the Amery boys’ hockey team on Dec. 6 when it hosted the Baldwin-Woodville Blackhawks in a battle of undefeateds. While the Warriors (5-1) built a 2-1 lead early in the second period, B-

THEAMERYFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-12-16 00:00:00

Cumberland man faces 40 years in prison for sexually assaulting 15-year-old

Barron County (WQOW) – A Cumberland man faces 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl. The girl told police she dated Kurtes Dawson, 23, for about a month and had sex during that time.

WQOW - 2018-12-14 21:01:56

Mike Smith Spooner Invite MVP, Warriors take second

The Amery wrestling team showed promise on Saturday as it qualified seven wrestlers for finals at the Spooner Invitational. Two emerged champions as the Warriors finished second of eight teams.

THEAMERYFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-12-15 20:00:00

Gathering offers hope for teen missing since parents' deaths

BARRON (AP) — A Wisconsin girl who investigators believe was kidnapped after her parents were killed two months ago is being honored in her hometown with a Christmas tree adorned with messages of hope for her safe return.

CHIPPEWA HERALD - 2018-12-13 23:22:00

Snowmobiles granted immediate access to Stower Trail

In a memo sent out to Polk County surveyor Steve Geiger Dec. 13, Interim County Administrator Jeffrey Fuge has directed the Stower Seven Lakes Trail to be opened for snowmobile usage immediately.

THEAMERYFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-12-14 15:30:00

Estate of Michell Joann McCarty

1. An application for informal administration was filed. 2. The decedent, with date of birth September 13, 1966 and date of death November 5, 2018, was domiciled in Polk County, State of Wisconsin, with a mailing address of 201 Church Avenue, Amery, WI 54001.

THEAMERYFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-12-11 20:47:00

3 northwest WI men plead guilty to illegally killing mountain lion

Madison (WQOW) – Three northwest Wisconsin men have pleaded guilty to illegally killing a mountain lion in Montana. According to the Department of Justice, Robert Peters, 53, and Steven Reindahl, 55, both of Turtle Lake, pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Madison to hindering a feder

WQOW - 2018-12-12 22:12:59

Three Wisconsin hunters plead guilty to crimes related to illegal mountain lion hunt in Montana

MADISON– Robert Peters, 53, and Steven Reindahl, 55, both of Turtle Lake, pleaded guilty on December 12 in U.S. District Court in Madison to hindering a federal grand jury investigation by providing false testimony about a January 2017 Montana mountain lion hunt. The charge carries maximum penalties

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2018-12-13 15:01:00

The power of knowing history

Are you interested in history - especially our Amery Area history? If so, the Amery Area Historical Society (AAHS) members would love to talk to you. Donations relating to Amery area history are needed. Donation criteria – We are looking for historical items relevant to Amery and the surrounding are

THEAMERYFREEPRESS.COM - 2018-12-08 00:00:00

Thomas Hunt: Wisconsin should legalize recreational marijuana

Dear Editor: I wholeheartedly agree with Melissa Sergeant on the issue of legalizing marijuana in Wisconsin. I think it should be pointed out that minority opposition to the freedom-hindering progress is based on a misunderstanding of facts.

MADISON - 2018-12-13 21:45:00

Hemp production, processing come to Osceola

In the year since Wisconsin legislators legalized industrial hemp grown through state-monitored pilot programs, at least one Osceola farm grew and harvested an experimental acre.

OSCEOLASUN.COM - 2018-12-12 15:32:00

Monday declared 'Chris Kroeze Day' to celebrate 'The Voice' finale

BARRON, Wis. - Monday has been declared “Chris Kroeze Day” in honor of the Wisconsinite competing in NBC’s "The Voice" finale, according to a release. Kroeze will be taking the stage Monday to compete for the winner of the show’s 15th season. Kroeze is among four artists who have survived multiple r

CHANNEL 3000 - 2018-12-13 15:28:00

Self-inflicted shooting sparks Somerset drug investigation

Members of a drug task force executed a search warrant at a Somerset man's home after a man who allegedly bought drugs from him shot himself while high on a rare hallucinogen, according to authorities.

NEW RICHMOND NEWS - 2018-12-12 22:01:23

Wisconsin Men Plead Guilty Charges Linked to Killing of Mountain Lion

Three Wisconsin men pleaded guilty to charges linked to the killing of a mountain lion in January 2017. Robert Peters, 53, and Steven Reindahl, 55, both of Turtle Lake, pleaded guilty in federal court on Dec. 12 of hindering a federal grand jury investigation by providing false testimony about the 2

THE EPOCH TIMES - 2018-12-13 16:53:07