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Notes for the Week - February 22nd

Wilson Creek Inn in is temporarily closed. From their Facebook page: We've got some bad news. Due to staffing issues, we will be forced to close our doors temporarily until further notice. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. Please stay tuned for reopening notices. As always, thank you for your tremendous support.


The Fruit Truck will be at Slumberland Furniture on Monday, March 4th from 10am-11am. Florida strawberries will be for sale - approximately 8 lbs for $30. You can sign up HERE. Cash, Venmo, and checks accepted at pickup. No prepayment when signing up. From the Facebook event page.


A picture of the beautiful Mable Tainter stage. This is from the Mabel Tainter Facebook page. The post indicated that the stage got a fresh coat of paint. Just in time for the opening weekend of Cinderella!


The City of Menomonie Urban Forestry Board is seeking nominations from the public for the 2024 Menomonie Forestry Friends Award. The award is given each year to an individual, organization or business involved in exemplary tree planting and environmental practices in the City of Menomonie. More information on the award and the nomination form can be found online HERE. Award nominations are due on March 11, 2024. The winner(s) will be announced during the City’s Arbor Day Celebration in late April. From the City of Menomonie Facebook page.


Volume One recently did an article about a new shop that opened up on Main Street. Read all about Artisan Alley & Gifts HERE.


The winners of the tree decorating at Wakanda Wonderland have been announced.

First Place: The Great Escape Bar and Grill

Second Place TIE: Waggin Tails and The Dam Salon

Third Place: Zymurgy Brewing Company


Volume One posted a story about the Tree of Life banner that was recently completed by local artists. The banner is hanging up at the Rassbach Museum. You can read the story HERE. There was a post about the Tree of Life on this website back in January. You can read that HERE.



Family pool passes for the Wakanda Waterpark are on sale now.  Save $15 if purchased before April 25, 2024. With each family pool pass, you will receive a punch card with 10 free punches to be used for a nonfamily member at the Wakanda Waterpark or you can use the punch card at the Eau Claire & Chippewa Falls pools.

Buy them online or stop in the Parks and Rec. office.


The Spirit Room at the Mabel Tainter announced that they are now open on Wednesdays. The current schedule is Wednesday through Saturday from 4:30 pm-10:00 pm.


The Shirley Doane Senior Center is looking for anyone interested in playing Pinochle. They may start a group for Senior Center members if there is enough interest. Call them if you are interested 715-235-0954. From the Shirley Doane Senior Center Facebook page.


The Menomonie Minute posts job openings under very limited circumstances at this time. There is a local woman with disabilities that uses in home caregivers, and she posts on Facebook when she is in need of new helpers. If you or anyone you know may be interested in this position, you can apply HERE.


Volume One recently posted an article about the new UpCreek Vintage located in the old Marion's Legacy. Read it HERE.


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