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Tue. Mar. 17th, 2020

Reap-ing the Benefits

Tori Johnson

city adopts ambitious plan to reach carbon-neutral goal

Thu. Jan. 9th, 2020

Come On, Get Healthy

Tori Johnson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

new wellness-focused business opens in Artisan Forge

Wed. Oct. 2nd, 2019

Can a Lake Have Rights?

Tori Johnson

Voters in Toledo say it can. What does this mean for our waterways?

Thu. Aug. 22nd, 2019

Menomonie Community Gardens Offer Food to Green Thumbs

Tori Johnson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Even if you don’t have a green thumb, a stroll through the Menomonie Community Gardens can be a beautiful thing. Anyone can stop by and enjoy the sight of growing things, or reserve their own spot to get ...

Wed. Jun. 26th, 2019

The Kids Are on Wheels

Tori Johnson, photos by Michael Bartsch

youth cycling program starts ‘em young

Thu. Mar. 21st, 2019

Budding Businesses: Two new shops focus on hemp-derived CBD

Tori Johnson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Hemp, once a mighty pillar of Wisconsin’s economy, is making its comeback as a staple crop while increasingly being recognized by the public as a natural medicinal substance ...

Tue. Jan. 22nd, 2019

Spoken Word Showcase Starting Up

Tori Johnson

A new showcase for those whose talents fall into the category of spoken word is starting soon, and it’s destined for great things. Presented by Clear Water Comedy and hosted at The Plus, Loud Secrets Open Mic will begin on Feb. 4 ...

Thu. Dec. 13th, 2018

A Fugue Good Men

Tori Johnson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Orenda Fugue’s latest is a thank you to a supportive, friendly music scene

Thu. Nov. 29th, 2018

Finished Fermenting: Zymurgy Brewing Opens in Menomonie

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) ...

Wed. Oct. 17th, 2018

Welcome Thoughts

Tori Johnson

new organization encourages residents to connect with newcomers

Tue. Oct. 16th, 2018

Mothers of Music

Tori Johnson

3 chippewa valley women at the frontlines of music culture

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

Taking the Long Way

Tori Johnson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

local author recounts globe-trotting trip in Leaving Detroit

Tue. Jul. 24th, 2018

Kids From Wisconsin Set to Show Talents at the State

Tori Johnson

Are you craving show-stopping entertainment in the Chippewa Valley that appeals to all generations and allows you to see the best that Wisconsin has to offer? This summer marks the 50th anniversary of Kids from Wisconsin ...