Notes for the Week - 11/24

Happy Thanksgiving! If any of you remember WKRP in Cincinnati, here is a clip from the classic Turkey Drop episode.


Bookends on Main is closing, and a new bookstore will be opening next door. Dragon Tale Books will open the week after Christmas. Bookends on Main will close on December 27th. A full post with more information will be coming shortly.


City Residents: Request your 2023 Solid Waste Permit by filling out a form at the solid waste site or online here. Permits will be mailed to you typically within a week of your request.


If you are a Charlie Berens fan, here is funny video that pokes a little fun at the Midwest.


A Stout student is looking for participants for a research project she is conducting. The project looks at attitudes of rural voters in swing states. Participants must be of voting age, be a resident of Dunn County, and must have at any time voted in a national election as a registered voter in a state outside of Wisconsin AND in Wisconsin. Living in a different state and voting through mail in Wisconsin does not count. The interview will take approximately 30-45 minutes. If you are interested, please email her at


The City of Menomonie shared some interesting recycling videos by Outagamie County. You can see them all here.


As the we enter the winter driving season, here is a graphic I found helping us to remember to be patient with our fellow drivers.