Category Archives: Community Spirit

ALL THOSE YEARS AGO – A Visit To Amherst’s Past

by Eleonore Hebal This month I decided to focus on the early history of the village of Amherst and Portage County. Using a multitude of books, online archives, and old newspapers, here is a glimpse of Amherst’s beginnings in the nineteenth century. At times, the language and grammar may seem odd, but I have left it...
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Forest Cooperatives Developing in Central Wisconsin

Golden Sands RC&D, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in Stevens Point, is working on a project called Woods and Wildlife for Today and Tomorrow. This project is focusing on developing forest cooperatives in eight different counties throughout Central Wisconsin. The ultimate goal of this project is to help woodland owners think more about how they can...
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Presentation on Historic Amherst Houses at Amherst Inn

Yesterday on the Tomorrow: Old Houses of Amherst is being presented by Wendell Nelson, February 20 at 7 p.m. at the historic Amherst Inn. The lecture is being hosted by the Tomorrow River Valley Historical Society and interested persons are welcome to attend. Wendell Nelson was born in California in 1941, and grew up in Alexandria,...
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