Beowful at the Brewery

Mon. Jul. 12th, 2021  |  James Johonnott

Epic poetry, live performance, and a beer combine in a heroic one-man show this Friday. John Heimbuch is performing Charlie Bethel’s popular one-man ...

Making a Difference, One Donut at a Time

Sat. May. 22nd, 2021  |  Parker Reed, photos by Andrea Paulseth

“We’re making a difference one donut at a time,” Donut Sam’s co-owner Michael Husby said. Menomonie donut shop Donut Sam’s (521 Second St. East) opened its doors one year ago, and those 365 days were anything but typical for a new business ...

Fundraiser Launches for Devil’s Punchbowl

Wed. Mar. 24th, 2021  |  Spencer Kristof

The Landmark Conservancy, owners of the Devil’s Punchbowl in Menomonie, recently launched a campaign to raise money for a replacement stairway in the park. According to Sara Norman, Landmark Conservancy’s community outreach coordinator ...

Check Out This Year’s Winter Farmers Markets

Fri. Jan. 1st, 2021  |  Rebecca Mennecke, photos by Timothy Mather

This year’s winter farmers market in Menomonie will be as fruitful as ever, despite – you know. A global pandemic. The market will still take place at The Raw Deal (603 Broadway St.), and features no more than seven local vendors with a maximum of 35 total people ...

Ice Things Up at Outdoor Rinks of the Valley

Thu. Dec. 24th, 2020  |  Emily Nelson

Later skater! If staying indoors all winter seems a little too chill, Menomonie, Eau Claire, and Chippewa Falls will have outdoor rinks open to the public. Though use of the rinks is free, you gotta bring your own skates – and don’t forget to practice social distancing ...

'Play It Forward' at New Dunn County Park

Wed. Dec. 23rd, 2020  |  Rebecca Mennecke

This winter, get outside and play at Dunn County’s new recreational space, WoodWind Park. Formerly Deepwood Ski & Golf, this newly envisioned park offers potential for tubing, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, and biking, as well as event venue space for weddings, formal events, showers, concerts, and reunions ...