People Thoughts

Notable + Quotable | Oct. 20, 2022

things heard around the Valley

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It’s not very often people’s kindness makes me cry, but the last few weeks have been so stressful with a sick child, and a dog who is 12 and requiring more and more care. from a mom who just really needed to catch a break, thank you from the bottom of my heart.


– The writer posted a story in the Facebook group “What’s Happening in (and around) Menomonie, WI” on Oct. 5, thanking a stranger who spotted her 25 cents after she came up short at Walgreens. He asked about her situation, then put $100 in her shopping bag.

They are changing the mascot from Old Abe to Seagulls.

Derrick Laufenberg

– President of the The Chippewa Valley chapter of Sleep In Heavenly Peace, a nonprofit group that builds beds for children in need. (WEAU 13 News, Oct. 8)

There is no “T” in ramen. Ramen only knows “I.” No sharing, this is not show-and-tell.


– Part of a graphic the Eau Claire restaurant posted to Facebook on Oct. 6 about “The Law of Ramen.”