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Notes for the Week - December 14th

Be advised - it's graduation weekend at UW Stout. Ceremonies are Saturday, December 16th.


WEAU was in Menomonie recently speaking with the Chamber's Tourism Manager Tammy Simon about the city's Parade of Lights. You can watch it HERE.


Here's a great last minute Christmas gift - a Mabel Tainter ornament. This design is available in both the brass color shown, as well as silver. More designs are available in the Mabel Tainter Gift Shop, so stop by this weekend to grab yours! Open Thu-Sat 11-4. From the Mabel Tainter Facebook page.


The Bridge to Hope shared recently that in 2022, they received 2,609 hotline calls. Their hotline and text line is available 24/7 with an advocate who is ready to offer resources and support. (Hotline: 715-235-9074, text Line: 715-505-3640). They also shared that they are losing $130,000 in funding this year due to a funding cut from a grant. Donations to The Bridge are always appreciated. You can donate HERE.


If you missed TubaChristmas last weekend, you can watch a recording HERE. If you are on Facebook, you can see a better quality recording HERE.


The recent Ground Blessing at the homes being built by Habitat for Humanity here in Menomonie was covered by WEAU. You can watch the clip HERE.


These shirts are available at the Rassbach Museum. They come in a t-shirt ($25) and a sweatshirt ($35).


Here's a nice article about the Mabel Tainter with some beautiful pictures. This is from the online magazine You can find the article HERE.


Winter Fun In Dunn is back for a second year. Watch this CLIP from WQOW that was featured this week.


Check out the detail in this picture - it is an "Empty the Pen Perspective" project drawing by a Stout student. It was posted on the UW Stout School of Art and Design (SOAD) Facebook page. The SOAD Senior Show is Friday, December 15th. They are held twice per year, if you missed this one check out a future show.


35 years ago (1988)...

Dunn County News Staff


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