Thu. May. 16th, 2019 | Lauren Fisher
A Chippewa Falls-raised certified organic chicken cost $5.39 a pound at Menomonie Market Food Co-op in early May. At the same time, an uncertified chicken raised in Pepin by Matt Buvala cost $4.99 a pound at Just Local Foods Co-op ...
Cut Rite Meat Shoppe offers local selection & expert advice
Wed. May. 15th, 2019 | Danielle Zinsli, photos by Andrea Paulseth
Brent Hanson has been cutting meat since he was 16 years old. “I worked in a grocery store – worked my way into the meat department. And I’ve been doing it ever since,” said Hanson, who owns Cut Rite Meat Shoppe in Menomonie ...
Mon. Apr. 22nd, 2019 | Dainielle Zinsli, photos by Tony Liedl
Whether you’ve never picked up a line or consider yourself somewhat of a kite expert, the 2nd Annual Menomonie Kite Festival, which takes place May 5 starting at 11am, has something for everyone ...
Thu. Apr. 18th, 2019 | Lauren Fisher
Runners come from far and wide to set records – personal and even worldwide – at the annual Get it Done Run in Menomonie. This 5k and half marathon is flat, fast, and certified for a number of purposes ...
Menomonie Singers take on Handel’s masterpiece
Thu. Apr. 4th, 2019 | Lauren Fisher, photos by Timothy Mather
Hallelujah! It’s polyphonic, it’s melismatic, it’s jubilant and ecstatic: It’s Handel’s Messiah. The Menomonie Singers are in the final stretch of preparation for their spring concerts, during ...
Thu. Mar. 21st, 2019 | Danielle Zinsli, photos by Timothy Mather
Prose, poetry, comedy, and short stories: These are all among the acts audience members will find at the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts in Menomonie on Sunday ...
Menomonie Theater Guild takes on workplace comedy
Fri. Mar. 8th, 2019 | Rebecca Mennecke, photos by Timothy Mather
Follow the story of J. Pierrepont Finch as he faces the perils of being a company man in the Menomonie Theater Guild’s performance of How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying this weekend ...
Menomonie business owner offers insight into Chamber benefits
Thu. Feb. 21st, 2019 | Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth
Thomas Sampson is chairman of the Young Professionals of the Menomonie Chamber of Commerce and owner of The Machine Shed CrossFit gym. He opened his gym in 2016 and joined the chamber ...
Wed. Jan. 23rd, 2019 | Lauren Fisher, photos by Timothy Mather
Robert Giede wears two rings when he isn’t at his work bench. On his right hand ring finger is a rust-red and orange fire agate nearly the size of his fingernail, mounted adjacent to a small white diamond on a yellow gold band ...
Thu. Jan. 10th, 2019 | V1 Staff
Get ready for big year in beer. With the grand opening of Brewery Nønic on Jan. 19, Menomonie will sport two new taprooms as we head into 2019 ...
Wed. Jan. 9th, 2019 | Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth
More beer is on the horizon for Menomonites with the grand opening of Brewery Nønic scheduled for Jan. 19. This craft beverage project is located at 621 4th St W, formerly the Menomonie railroad depot ...
Fri. Nov. 30th, 2018 | Lauren Fisher
Beth Jean’s first business cards sported a picture of her riding a unicorn. Her childhood inspiration was Miss Piggy of the Muppets; in adulthood she looks up to Dolly Parton. Both had big personalities ...
Thu. Nov. 29th, 2018 | Tori Johnson, photos by Timothy Mather
A new microbrewery in Menomonie will host its grand opening celebration on Dec. 1. Zymurgy will add flavor and passion to our community with a party for all (21 and over, of course) ...
Markquart moves into Menomonie to offer friendly sales and services
Thu. Nov. 15th, 2018
Three generations have built a strong association between the Markquart name and easy, personable car sales in the Chippewa Valley over the past 50 years.
Wed. Nov. 14th, 2018 | Lauren Fisher, photos by Timothy Mather
After a four-month closure beginning in the spring, Rehab (631 Broadway St. S), formerly a bar in downtown Menomonie, reopened at the beginning of October as an 18-plus club.
region’s election outcomes reflect state results
Wed. Nov. 14th, 2018 | Tom Giffey
A slim margin of victory in the Chippewa Valley helped propel Tony Evers to an even narrower statewide win over incumbent Gov. Scott Walker on Nov. 6.
Thu. Nov. 8th, 2018 | UW-Stout News , photos by UW-Stout News
UW-Stout brought the number of its undergraduate majors to 50 after the UW System Board of Regents approved a proposal to add a bachelor of Science degree in video production ...
Last Comic finalist Erin Jackson headlines the Mabel
Thu. Oct. 18th, 2018 | Abby Norton
Once known for performances at local universities and comedy clubs on the East Coast, Erin Jackson has quite a made a name for herself at comedy clubs and theaters all over the U.S. ...
Mon. Sep. 24th, 2018 | photos by Taylor Smith
TOWER OF POWER. In case you didn’t know by now, Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area is a 707-acre unit of the Wisconsin state park system near Menomonie. A network of trails provides access to wooded hills, prairie, and wetlands – and a 60-foot observation tower.
Wed. Sep. 5th, 2018 | V1 Staff
The late Charles Sorensen devoted more than quarter century to UW-Stout, and now his name will live on at the university’s Menomonie campus.
Mon. Aug. 27th, 2018 | Lauren Fisher
The Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts’ upcoming season is laugh-worthy, thanks to the addition of a regular comedy series that will run September through November and February through April ...
after nearly five decades, Menomonie Market Food Co-op's community mindset is stronger than ever
Wed. Aug. 22nd, 2018 | Emilee Wentland, photos by Joel Pearish
Sarah Godsave hasn’t been shopping at the Menomonie Market Food Co-op for long, but that doesn’t mean the co-op hasn’t impacted her life.
Menomonie Public Library educates public, introduces news-related events
Wed. Aug. 22nd, 2018 | Emilee Wentland, photos by Timothy Mather
Libraries have been keeping the general public informed since their dawn in the 17th century.
New Mabel Tainter director is already in love
Wed. Aug. 22nd, 2018 | Tom Giffey, photos by Timothy Mather
After eight weeks on the job, Jeff McSweeney is still in awe of his new workplace. Considering that workplace is the Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts in Menomonie – a historically designated, internationally recognized gem – the feeling might not change anytime soon ...
Wed. Aug. 22nd, 2018 | Tom Giffey
If you’ve never visited the historic Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts in Menomonie – or even if you have – you owe it to yourself to take a tour the building, a Romanesque Revival masterpiece right here in the Chippewa Valley.