The Sweet New Thing in Menomonie

Wed. Aug. 19th, 2020  |  Rebecca Mennecke, photos by Andrea Paulseth

If there’s one thing Barbara Bauer-Chen and her husband learned while serving abroad with the U.S. Navy, it’s that chocolate in the U.S. is nowhere near as good as chocolate from Japan – or any other country for that matter. When their family moved ...

Menomonie’s Weird News Thrills

Wed. Aug. 19th, 2020  |  Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The city of Menomonie caught the eye of an online travel and entertainment magazine recently, and not because of its award-winning university, its picturesque and historic downtown arts center ...

Sensory-Friendly Santa

Wed. Dec. 4th, 2019  |  Barbara Arnold

Considering the crowds, loud noises, the touching and bumping into people, visiting with Santa Claus at the mall may not be for everyone. The health care professionals at Foundations Therapy in Menomonie, know this only too ...

Dirt Track Destination

Thu. Aug. 22nd, 2019  |  Eric Rasmussen, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Full disclosure: On a Thursday night, I drove to the races at Red Cedar Speedway in Menomonie in a 2014 Kia Forte. It’s comfortable, gets good gas mileage, and has a touch screen with a map. I like ...

The Cost of Local Chicken

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 ...

Meat Me in Menomonie

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 ...