Wed. Dec. 13th, 2017 | Emily Kinzel
For long-time residents, the folklore behind the Devil’s Punchbowl in Menomonie is old as time. Rumors of hauntings, gnomes, and enchantments in this outdoor recreational area are well-known ...
Menomonie Singers to feature compositions by women
Thu. Nov. 16th, 2017 | Emily Kinzel
“Woman up” with powerful pieces by female composers presented by the Menomonie Singers on Nov. 19 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Menomonie. Enjoy the music ...
Menomonie marketing guru wants to grab your attention in 8 seconds or less
Wed. Nov. 15th, 2017 | Barbara Arnold
"You don’t have time to blow it." The first sentence in international branding expert David Brier’s newly published hard copy and e-book, Brand Intervention: 33 Steps to Transform the Brand You Have into the Brand You Need, is prophetic.
veteran’s gallantry at a distant time in a distant war still resonates with his son
Mon. Nov. 6th, 2017 | Timothy Dolan
As we plan our Veteran’s Day ceremony at Menomonie Middle School, I am almost giddy having just confirmed with my father, David Dolan – former Marine and Vietnam veteran ...
Tue. Oct. 31st, 2017 | Haley Wright, photos by Timothy Mather
A new boutique, Mood, has arrived in downtown Menomonie, offering women’s fashion celebrating women of all shapes, sizes, and ages. The venue features chic accessories, shoes, home décor, gifts ...
Minnesota paranormal group to present findings from Menomonie ghost hunt
Wed. Oct. 18th, 2017 | Emily Kinzel
‘Tis the season for fun – and a little fright. You’ll get both – as well as a healthy dose of history – during the Halloween-themed Ghosts of Dunn County event Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Rassbach Heritage Museum in Menomonie.
couple’s hand-made cheesecake delights eaters across Midwest
Wed. Sep. 20th, 2017 | Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth
‘I’m up to my elbows in cheesecake batter,” George tells me, and a smile stretches across my face. Something about spending a Monday morning covered in cheesecake batter sounds absolutely glorious. For George Weimer, it’s how he spends a lot of his mornings at Dairyland Bakery in Menomonie ...
Menomonie’s Bullfrog Fish Farm finds new owners
Wed. Jul. 12th, 2017 | Haley Wright, photos by Timothy Mather
Bullfrog Fish Farm, a Chippewa Valley family favorite destination for fishing and foodstuff on the outskirts of Menomonie, has changed hands after being owned and operated by its “soul proprietor” Herby Radmann ...
Thu. Jun. 1st, 2017 | Natalie Rosenkranz
Calling all lovers of catbernet: a cat café featuring adoptable felines is opening in Menomonie this summer! You may wonder: a cat café? Why are cat cafés so trendy right now? Amber Georgakopoulos – who owns Tabby’s Catfé with Karlyn Davis and Tanya Young – explains ...
flip thru local hiking trail maps with this web app
Wed. May. 17th, 2017 | Rob Reid
Explore every hiking trail near Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, and Menomonie with this interactive web-app. Flip thru 25 trails to see aerial Google Earth views, photos, official trail maps, and Google Map directions to each trail.
Wed. May. 3rd, 2017 | Eric Christenson, photos by Timothy Mather, Christopher Bartlett
Aaron Wallace ended up in Menomonie when he was 20 years old – “for a girl,” he sheepishly told me, “while I was logging with my dad.” Wallace comes from a whole line of loggers – his father, grandfather, and great-grandfather were all lumbermen. So you could say he’s got a natural connection to wood ...
Wed. Dec. 28th, 2016 | Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth
The Duke and Dagger, a new British pub in Menomonie, had its grand opening a few weeks ago and has been the buzz around town ever since. It’s in the building that once housed Das Bierhaus ...
a Menomonie eatery’s ambitious dive into specialty cocktails
Wed. Nov. 16th, 2016 | by Hailey Melander
"I had Pop Rocks all over in my hair for Cinco de Mayo. They exploded in the drink, then they were just all over the place."