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‘Hammer’ a zany, generous grandfather

Gunnar Wierzba February 12, 2024

My grandpa (his name was Myron “Hammer” Wierzba) was a very zany, generous, efficient, and helpful person. The reason why his nickname is Hammer is because he worked hard as an electrician in construction....

Jasmine a gem of a friend

Jasmine a gem of a friend

Alannah Olson February 12, 2024

My friends always tell me I have a specialty for English, and writing in general. Although I do not possess professional grammar, or fully understand the right and wrong ways to form a proper essay just...

The sun & moon

The sun & moon

Ciarra Waltenberg February 6, 2024

Girls JV hoopsters in action

Girls JV hoopsters in action

Captions by Violet Linder December 15, 2023

        Presley Voss (#10, sophomore) blocks players from Brillion.    

FFA clothes drive launches Dec. 1

FFA clothes drive launches Dec. 1

November 21, 2023

The FFA winter clothes drive will be held from Dec. 1-20. All clothes can be lightly used, except for socks. Requested clothes include jackets, boots, hats, gloves, snow pants, scarfs, sweatshirts,...

Amherst wrestling looking to build around captains

Amherst wrestling looking to build around captains

Ethan Green October 23, 2023

Amherst High School offers many athletic opportunities, but one of the school's greatest sports is wrestling. The people who make it such a great sport are the coaches and the captains. This year Amherst...

Feathered friends emerge with arrival of spring

Feathered friends emerge with arrival of spring

WVL May 22, 2023

    The richness of  Wisconsin's natural world is evident in the variety and density of the state's many different species of birds and animals. Along with rising temperatures,...

Stephen Szymkowiak races a Pure Stock against semi-pro drivers

Stephen Szymkowiak races a Pure Stock against semi-pro drivers

Stephen Szymkowiak May 22, 2023

An Amherst family is gearing up for the racing season by outfitting a stock car driven by their son, Stephen Szymkowiak, a freshman who got into racing by driving go-karts.  The race team Shimmy Racing...

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