menomonie: 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Home For Sale In North Menomonie - 04/27/12 01:15 AM
2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Home For Sale In North Menomonie. Home has master bedroom, detached 2 car garage and add'l storage shed. 3 season porch, back yard deck. Double wooded lot, full basement.  $69,900

menomonie: 2 bedroom, 2 bath Menomonie Condo for sale - 04/01/11 08:59 AM
2 bedroom, 2 bath Menomonie Condo for sale. Possibly the best setting in the entire development holds this uniquely designed condo. Vaulted ceilings with a three way fireplace, master bath with walk-in closet, & main floor laundry. Lower level has windows & room for 2 more bedrooms and 1 bath. Home has tons of closets & storage space.   $239,900


menomonie: Bad Week For..... Sheep? Now You See Them Now You Don't - 12/29/09 01:35 AM
Bad Week For... Sheep?                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Spontaneous combustion, after a flock of sheep in Jordan burst into flames and virtually disappeared in front of  a startled shepherd. The soil the sheep had been walking on was saturated with methane from a nearby sewage plant, geologist said, and was ignited by a spark. "There's no need to panic," geologists Bahjat Edwan assured frightened Jordanians.   The Week Magazine
I Wonder when this person would see a need for panic? Poor Sheep!

menomonie: Salvation Army Bellringers - 12/28/09 07:01 AM
Not having any cash, was not an excuse to pass by the Salvation Army kettles this holiday season. Bell ringers in about 200 cities, including New York, Chicago, and Dallas were accepting credit cards from passer by's. The Week


menomonie: Fired for Drunken Misconduct - 12/08/09 05:52 AM
A Florida police deputy, fired for drunken misconduct, is suing for damages on the grounds that alcoholism is a recognized handicap. Sgt. Clinton Knowles was fired in 2008 after drunkenly groping 2 women. But Knowles claims in his lawsuit that the Sarasota's Sheriff's office had a duty under Americans with Disabilities Act to accommodate the perceived and/or actual alcoholism of the Plaintiff" and enroll him in a rehab program.  The Week magazine.


menomonie: Real Estate Statistics For Dunn County Wisconsin - 12/08/09 12:04 AM

menomonie: Turkey Note Holder - 11/23/09 09:23 AM
This cute little turkey note holder can hang from your refrigerator or your front door. Whether his note says "Welcome", "Where's the Beef?" or "What's for Dinner?," everyone will think he's adorable!

What you'll need:                                                  
2 jumbo craft sticks Brown acrylic craft paint Small wooden clothespin Paintbrush Small straw hat, cut in half Scissors                                          Small red foam heart                                   Miniature orange foam triangle 2 yellow foam chick feet 2 small wiggle eyes White craft glue Hot glue gun 9 feathers in fall colors                                                                                            Click to view larger How to make it:
Paint both craft sticks and clothespin with brown paint, set … (4 comments)

menomonie: Only In America - 11/23/09 07:07 AM
Only In America   A Florida man as files to win compensation for a "defective" pair of underwear. Albert Freed, 62, claims that over a two week vacation in Hawaii, the fly flap of his briefs rubbed his genitals like "sandpaper belts." Asked by a judge why he didn't notice sooner, the 285 pound Freed said he couldn't see his own genitals, and he didn't ask his wife to look because it might "ruin her vacation."

menomonie: Why Granny Should Google - 11/18/09 05:09 AM
Why Grandma Should Google.   Using Google or other internet search engines may help older people stave off dementia and cognitive decline, scientists say. UCLA researches asked volunteers, ranging in age from 55 to 78, to spend an hour a day using Google to search for information about a range of subjects. Many had never used the Internet before. After two weeks, brain scans revealed increased blood flow in the regions involved in decision-making and short-term memory. The results validate the notion that seeking out new ideas and interests helps to keep the brain stimulated and healthy. "Becoming involved in new … (1 comments)

menomonie: Going Green In Menomonie - 11/18/09 02:46 AM
Going Green...   Cold water washes are greener, but will they get my clothes clean?   For a hot-water load, about 90% of the energy used to wash clothes goes to heat the water, not agitate your clothes. The good news is washing your clothes in warm water or even cold water will get rid of almost anything, except for the worst dirt or oily stains. Reader Digest Version: Switch from hot to warm water to cut energy use in half; cold, to cut even more.


menomonie: Biggest Commercial Lender Files Chapter 11 - 11/16/09 07:11 AM
                                    Commercial Real Estate:   Campmark, one of the nation's biggest commercial property lenders, has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, said Mike Spector and Lingling Wei in the Wall Street Journal. The company listed $21 billion in debt. Capmark "has been one of the biggest lenders in the U.S. investors and developers of office towers, strip malls, hotels and other commercial properties." With the recession crimping retail sales and business travel, many of its commercial borrowers have defaulted on their loans. Widespread layoffs by business of all sizes have also stifled demand for office space. Campmark's troubles could also be … (0 comments)

menomonie: How To Hide A water Stain On The Ceiling - 11/12/09 01:04 AM
Here is a couple ways to hide a water stain on a ceiling.
After the original leak has been fixed. If you do not want to repaint the entire ceiling,try touching it up with a can of Kilz Upshot. This is an aerosol can, ceiling primer that is tinted to more closely match any aged white ceiling.
If you do prefer to redo the entire ceiling try some Sherwin Williams Visible Solutions ceiling paint. It goes on kind of a Violet color and dries to a nice bright White in 20 minutes, which will ensure you that you don'tr miss any … (5 comments)

menomonie: How Does Hand Sanitizer Work? - 11/11/09 01:22 AM
How does Hand Sanitizer work?   I found this in my wifes Womans Day Magazie. I found it interesting.Ethyl alcohol (Ethanol) is found in most hand sanitizers. It is a anti-microbial agent that has been recommended as a hand sanitizer since 1888. Alcohol disinfects the skin by disrupting the metabolism of bacterial cells. To be effective, the alcohol content must be over 60%. Other alcohols, like isopropyl alcohol, are also effective, but ethyl alcohol has a lower drying effect on the skin.Find environmentally-friendly hand sanitizers. Should I be concerned about alcohol content?When average adult applies alcohol-based hand sanitizer generously to her … (3 comments)

menomonie: Wisconsin Home Sales Increased - 11/11/09 01:01 AM


menomonie: Ice Fishing Lingo - 11/11/09 12:48 AM
Ice fishing lingo
Drill: An ice auger used to make a hole in the ice.
Scoop: A ladle used to lift slush and ice chunks out of the fishing hole.
Bucket: A device used to carry fishing gear and to sit on.
Spring bobber: Coiled wires at the end of the fishing pole to give the rod tip more bounce.
Crampons: Metal spikes strapped on boots to help fishermen walk on ice.
Tip-ups: Unmanned fishing lines attached to a flag. The flag goes up when a fish is on the line.
Chaps: Shin and knee guards worn while kneeling on the … (2 comments)

menomonie: Cellulose Insulation, Greenest Of The Green - 11/09/09 10:03 AM
The Greenest of the Green, Cellulose Insulation
While people may debate the causes of global warming, it is just common sense to use products that have the minimum impact on the environment.
Insulation, by reducing the amount of energy required to heat or cool a building, is environmentally friendly. But don't be fooled into thinking all insulating materials are equal. There is plenty of greenwashing taking place to make products look more beneficial, or less harmful, to the environment than they really are.
Cellulose Insulation is one of the greenest products in the world. Cellulose insulation is made from recycled newsprint … (1 comments)

menomonie: Outdoor Carpeting - 11/09/09 09:51 AM
Forget what you saw in the 1970s: These days, indoor-outdoor carpet is more than just green turf. A large selection of colors and textures is available, and an intermediate-level do-it-yourselfer can tackle the installation in one day. You might have to rent a carpet-roller, but the tight seal it will provide will make it worth the minor expense.
Outdoor Carpets are designed for use on boats, decks, patios, porches, and any other outdoor area where you want something other than wood or concrete flooring. The yarn is specially treated to resist fading in direct sunlight, and the backing materials are … (2 comments)

menomonie: Tax Credit Extension, $8,000 - 11/09/09 09:10 AM
Homebuyers $8,000 Tax Credit Extended through April 30, 2010On November 6, 2009, President Obama signed into law an extension of the $8,000 first-time homebuyers tax credit until April 30, 2010. Binding contracts for the purchase of a principal residence signed by April 30 must close by June 30 to qualify in order for the first-time homebuyer to qualify for the credit. For qualifying purchases in 2010, taxpayers will have the option of claiming the credit on either their 2009 or 2010 return. 
The new law added several new provisions that apply to persons purchasing homes on or after November 7, 2009:

menomonie: Maple Syrup - 11/09/09 08:47 AM
Maple syrup
The process of making maple syrup is an age-old tradition of the North American Indians, who used it both as a food and as a medicine. They would make incisions into trees with their tomohawks and use birch barks to collect the sap. The sap would be condensed into syrup by evaporating the excess water using one of two methods: plunging hot stones into the sap or the nightly freezing of the sap, following by the morning removal of the frozen water layer.
When the settlers came to North America, they were fascinated by this traditional process and in … (2 comments)

menomonie: Fall Squirrel Hunting - 11/06/09 09:50 AM
Fall Squirrel Hunting
Sneaking through the forest in fall is a rewarding hunting technique that gives you the feeling you are outwitting and ambushing your prey.
This brand of squirrel hunting requires woodsmanship and a keen sense of hearing and eyesight. A silent approach requires stalking skills -- concentration on slipping silently through underbrush, calculating each footstep, selecting the best silent route through the forest -- while searching for game. It's not an easy task, but it's very exciting and rewarding. It requires agility, strength, coordination and attention to details as you silently glide along the forest floor.

Jason Simonson, Realty Executives - Menomonie WI

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