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Notes for the Week - April 25th

A marketing study is underway to gauge community support for a YMCA in Menomonie. A phone study will be done with homes throughout the Menomonie area being contacted. Here is a link to a community survey where you can share your opinion on this. Here's a link to a WEAU newsclip from earlier this week with more information. If you want to learn more about Chippewa Valley YMCA, check out their website.


Would you like to learn more about the Periodical Cicada emergence we will be experiencing this summer? Join the UW Insect Diagnostic Lab Director, PJ Liesch, on May 15th to learn more about these fascinating insects! Register HERE. (From the Extension Dunn County Facebook page.)


Kayaks are now available at Lakeside Park. Check THIS POST for more information. You can also read THIS ARTICLE from Volume One.


Megan Hines, Menomonie's Environmental Program Coordinator, was recently at Dragon Tale Books and gave a talk about recycling. If you missed it, you can watch it HERE.


UW Stout's Unspooled Film and Animation Festival is coming up May 9th-11th. Find more information in this prior post. Here's a short promo video you can watch.


Red Cedar Speedway shared a video of highlights from the season opener. Note this is a Facebook video.


Cancun Mexican Grill shared on their Facebook page that they will not be shutting down on April 29th. They hope to continue operations at the current location as long as possible. They are working to try to stay open at their current location.


25 years ago...

Copies from the paper in 1999 are of very poor quality. I do try to adjust as much as I can so faces can be seen.

Slightly better pictures below.


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