The Merge

2019-2020 Staff

Jake Peterson

staff writer

My name is Jake Peterson and I like to farm and I am not in any sports so after school I just work. I like to ride snowmobiles and four wheelers.

Elizabeth Ramirez

staff writer

Hi my name is Elizabeth Ramirez. I am a Junior at Kenyon-Wanamingo High school. In my free time I enjoy reading, painting, horse riding, eating, and hanging out with friends. I participate in FCCLA, fall play,and\ basketball.

Jenna Engel

staff Writer

My name is Jenna I am from Kenyon-Wanamingo High School. I love to paint and unironically love Bob Ross as well. High School is great but I honestly can’t wait to see where life takes me.

Destione Holt

staff writer

My name is Destione Holt, I’m 16, and I’m from Goodhue high school. I like painting and drawing, singing, and other artistic things like that.

Luke Wallaker

Staff writer

Luke Wallaker is a Senior at Goodhue Public School. He is a captain for Goodhue basketball and is an avid hunter and fisherman. He is involved in National Honor Society and 4-H, and enjoys listening to all types of music!

Audrey Timm

Staff writer

I am Audrey Timm. I am a senior at Zumbrota Mazeppa High school. I work at the daycare center that is right next to the school. I am involved in choir and the school news.

Jenna Stene


Hi my name is Jenna Stene. I am a senior at Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School. I am involved in dance team, dance studio, NHS, and FCCLA. In my free time I like to draw, listen to music, and hang out with friends.

Kalli Olson


My name is Kalli Olson. I am a senior from Zumbrota Mazeppa High School. I participate in dance team, track, and National Honor Society. In my free time I dance, play with my dog, and spend time with my family and friends.

William Mueller


My name is William Mueller. I am 16 years old and i go to ZMHS. I’m in cross country and the play. I love traveling, playing sports, and making jokes.

Marissa McBride

Staff writer

My name is Marissa McBride and I am a 17 year old senior at Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School. In my free time I enjoy dancing, drawing, and writing. I participate in my school’s dance team and senior class committee. Outside of...

Amelia Karstens

staff writer

I'm Amelia Karstens, a junior at Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School. In my free time, I like to troll kids on roblox and minecraft, I play mario kart mobile, and I run our school's meme account. I also enjoy playing instruments, I've...

William Grimsrud


William Grimsrud is a senior from Zumbrota Minnesota. He likes reading, writing, and speaking. When he was young he was bitten by a radioactive newspaper and received all of the powers of an ethical newspaper. He accepted the...

Hanna Flipp

staff writer

My name is Hanna Flipp and I am 17 years old. I am a Senior at Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School. I have been active in choir for 6 years and I also participate in the 3 act play. I enjoy hanging out with my friends, spending time...

Madelyn Fitzgibbons


My name is Madelyn Fitzgibbons. I am a Senior this year at Zumbrota-Mazeppa High School. I am looking forward to being a writer and editor for The Merge. Throughout high school I have been involved in dance team, studio competition...

Isabelle Bump

Staff writer

My name is Isabelle Bump. I am a Senior from Kenyon-Wanamingo High school. In my free time I enjoy writing, reading poetry, painting, horse riding, and spending time with my family. I participate in Speech Team, and Varsity Softball.

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