Accidents on Record 100 Years Ago
Gunshots, dynamite, fingers and arms cut off, big toe shot, and horse/ railroad mishaps. Polk County accidents from 1910 isRead more.
Hippos in South Twin Lake, Amery
The Amery Beach had to be THE place for any Amery kid from age 5 to 17, a busy socialRead more.
A Life Worth Living
“Sad will be the day for anyone when they become content with the thoughts they are thinking and the deedsRead more.
A Li’l Humor on Easter
We’re not getting together with our family as we did last year; good memories of last Easter’s dinner scene. AndRead more.
Sleeping with Pigs
One evening last October, when I was far from sober And dragging home a load with manly pride My feetRead more.
The Amery Elementary KG class of 1954. All tossed to the wind now–a retired sewer pumper, a lady of leisureRead more.
Fool on the Hill
Day after day Alone on a hill The man with the foolish grin Is keeping perfectly still But nobody wantsRead more.
Young WI Teacher, 1904
This letter was written by a young teacher who taught at a country school northeast of Amery. It’s aRead more.
O Teach Us to Think
O Karma, Dharma, pudding and pie, gimme a break before I die: grant me wisdom, will, & wit, purity, probity,Read more.
The Watch, the Coin, and the Outhouse
This rural tale centers around an outdoor toilet; little Bradley and Grandpa are the action figures. Visiting his grandparents forRead more.