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This photo represents the old and the new of the Zion Reformed Church of Amherst which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend. The old church on the left housed the congregation from 1920 until the new church was dedicated in 2008. The old church was originally located in the country in Weston Township and moved into Amherst in 1946.

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The Zion Reformed Church of Amherst raised funds for a new church in less than six months and dedicated the new building in April of 2008, replacing the old building that had housed the congregation since 1920.

Zion Celebrating 100th

The Zion Reformed Church of Amherst has been a rural American success story – for 100 years. The congregation will be celebrating that century of service on Saturday and Sunday.

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Despite a slow start to the planting season, Roger Christenson of rural Claremont stood in his cornfield with corn well over “knee high by the Fourth of July.”

Crops Behind, But Rebounding

Area farmers did not get everything planted that they would have liked this spring, but crops in the ground are beginning to make up for lost time. A few weeks


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