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The English language contains very few phrases capable of tearing a family completely apart in mere seconds. But there are a handful. And chief amongst them is the following series of five words: “Should we do Homemade

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If you’re looking for something new to do in the Menomonie area, check out the Barrel Room, 320 Main St. E. The Barrel Room isn’t just your run-of-the-mill cocktail lounge: It’s a cozy and inviting wine bar,

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Saturday: Here We Go A-Parading

by Mike Paulus

The 2012 Clearwater Winter Parade.
The 2012 Clearwater Winter Parade

Eau Claire's Clearwater Winter Parade is shaping up for Saturday, Dec. 20, running 5–6pm. This year’s parade will start near the County Courthouse on Grand Avenue, then proceed down First Avenue and past Owen Park. Following the parade, family games, ice skating, and a bonfire will be hosted from 6–8pm at Hobbs Ice Center (915 Menomonie St.). All proceeds from the parade benefit youth recreation scholarships through Eau Claire Parks and Recreation. Bundle up!

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Saturday: Here We Go A-Parading

Eau Claire’s Clearwater Winter Parade is shaping up for Saturday, Dec. 20, running 5–6pm. This year’s parade will start near the County Courthouse on Grand Avenue, then proceed down First Avenue and past Owen Park. Following the parade ...

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Wanna buy a wind-powered brewfarm?

Every time a brewery closes down, an angel loses its wings. I don’t make this stuff up, folks. But you can stop that from happening by purchasing Dave’s BrewFarm, a working brewery located in Wilson, west of Menomonie. Dave’s BrewFarm ...

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