• Bills from local legislators become law

    Bills from local legislators become law

    Two pieces of legislation written by local lawmakers were signed into law Thursday by Gov. Scott Walker in the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison.

    February 07, 2016 1:11 pm(0)
  • Vintage Valentines tell love stories of long ago

    Vintage Valentines tell love stories of long ago

    Cards are sprawled across the counter. They vary in size, shape, and color. Some are humorous, some are satirical, and others are achingly bea…

    February 07, 2016 11:39 am Photos

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  • Pet of the week

    Pet of the week

    Hello, my name is Gomer. I was adopted way back in 2006 when I was just a young kid. I was returned in September 2015 because I had been unhap…

    February 06, 2016 4:12 pm(0)
  • Scenes of Yesteryear

    Scenes of Yesteryear

    Some time in the 1870s, when photography was still in its “childhood”, an unidentified roving photographer made his way up the Red Cedar River…

    February 06, 2016 3:08 pm(0)
  • Chamber taps 'Coach' as distinguished citizen

    Chamber taps 'Coach' as distinguished citizen

    Back in 1978, Gene Hatfield moved to Menomonie with his wife, Kathleeen, and their two young kids to teach health and physical education — and…

    February 05, 2016 7:00 pm(0)

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Proposal reconsidered

An Assembly committee Thursday abruptly scrapped a vote on a proposal to reduce the amount of money public school districts can raise to offset the loss of state aid for taxpayer-funded private school vouchers.

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Time to redefine beauty is long overdue

When my little sister was about eight, I heard her ask my mother if she could start wearing makeup because the other girls in her grade were. It was a very surprising thing to hear because I am two years older and I hadn’t even thought about …

February 06, 2016 1:05 pm(0)

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Moments in time

OnFeb. 14, 1867, Sakichi Toyoda, whose textile machinery company spawned the Toyota Motor Corp., is born. In 1937, Toyota was formed as a spinoff of his Toyoda Loom Works. “Toyota” reportedly was considered a luckier name than “Toyoda” and is…

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School Crossings

School Crossings

Educating the children of the Menomonie Area is a responsibility shared by parents, the school district and our community. In our school district, many employees have a tremendous impact on teaching our students and providing each of them wit…

February 06, 2016 10:19 am(0)

Obituaries

Obituaries
Jeffrey 'Jeff' Phillip Meixner

Jeffrey 'Jeff' Phillip Meixner

DOWNSVILLE — Jeffrey “Jeff” Phillip Meixner, 42, of Downsville passed away on the morning of Feb. 1, 2016, as a result of an automobile accident.

February 06, 2016 12:00 am

History

Scenes of Yesteryear

Scenes of Yesteryear

Some time in the 1870s, when photography was still in its “childhood”, an unidentified roving photographer made his way up the Red Cedar River to its junction with Hay River, east of today’s village of Wheeler. Following the Hay River, he rea…

February 06, 2016 3:08 pm(0)

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