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Notes for the Week - January 4th

The MHS Mustang boys hockey team played a special game this week. On January 2nd they had a Stick it to ALS fundraiser. Watch this clip from WQOW. The goal was $5000 which they were very close to. You can still make a donation HERE.


Patina Vintage (316 Main Street) announced that they are closing. Stop by and check out the sales and help Kayla clear out some inventory. Current hours are listed as Saturday 10-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm, and Monday 10-5pm.


Season passes go on sale for the Wakanda Waterpark January 8th at 8:00 am. In 2024 the waterpark will open June 1 - August 18. There is a discount on season passes if purchased by April 25th. Find more information, including a link to purchases passes HERE.


Question, Persuade, Refer. There are three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. This FREE online QPR training is available to any Dunn County community member who would like to learn how to respond to someone who is experiencing a mental health crisis. Follow this LINK to get started. (Shared by Dunn County)


The City of Menomonie shared local options for disposing of electronic devices since many are banned form landfill disposal. In Menomonie, check out Recyc-All Services (Facebook or call 715-459-5195) or First Choice Computer Recycling (Facebook or website) in Eau Claire.


West CAP's Homeless Intervention case managers work hard to find safe, affordable housing for homeless individuals and families. They also help provide some basics to help their new housing feel more like a home. They have set up a gift registry of items through Walmart's Spark Good program. The registry includes household basics like bedding, bath goods, combs, razors, socks, and more. Any support you can provide is appreciated. Each item gets shipped directly to the Homeless Intervention office at 1421 Stout Road in Menomonie, WI. (Shared in the West CAP newsletter.)



Thrivent Red Cedar Team will be making a $1 donation to The Bridge to Hope for every new page ‘like’ that their Facebook page receives. This donation campaign runs January 1st - 31st of 2024. They will donate up to $1,000 to The Bridge to Hope. Find the Thrivent Red Cedar Team Facebook page HERE.


Mark June 29, 2024, on your calendar and save the date for the Dunn County Dairy Breakfast/Brunch. It is scheduled from 9am-1pm at the Kay and Kevin Gilbertson Family Farm in Elk Mound.


The Dunn County Fish and Game has logo clothing for purchase. Stop by the clubhouse and check it out.


If you have an 8th grader, the MHS Mustang preview night is on Monday, January 8th. Welcome and introductions are at 5:30 pm in the auditorium. The curriculum and activities fair is from 5:55 pm - 7 pm in the commons. This is for all current 8th graders and their families.


Here's a LINK to a story by UpNorthNews about a Durand woman who gave birth to her son in the car on the way to the hospital. This article talks about Mayo Menomonie terminating their labor and delivery service and the problems that has created. Definitely worth the read.


You can read the January edition of the ADRC Senior Hi Lites HERE.


50 years ago (1973)...


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