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Knight Life: Outdoorsman bids fond farewell to his fish car

In the trunk of my car was scattered straw left over last spring, now fast on its way to becoming compost.

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Making the Rounds 5/24/17

The following recently joined Mayo Clinic Health System:

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Meetings & More 5/24/17

SPECIAL EVENTS

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Get Moving 5/24/17

The following events are planned:

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Cutting HPV infections in men

The HPV vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer in women also might lower the risk in young men of oral infections that can cause mouth and throat cancers, a new study

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On Memorial Day we honor those who paid ultimate price 

Memorial Day weekend is just ahead, and many of us will pause to remember those who sacrificed their lives for our country.

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Blackberry Iced Tea

3 C fresh or frozen blackberries, thawed

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Fizzy Ginger Lemonade

2-inch knob ginger, peeled and cut into small chunks

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Blueberry Lemonade

2 C fresh blueberries

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Grilled Maple Sriracha Chicken Kebobs

4 large chicken breasts, cubed

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Garlic-Herb Potato Salad

3 lbs small red potatoes, scrubbed and rinsed and diced into small, even-sized chunks (about 1-inch)

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Broccoli Apple Salad

4 C small diced broccoli florets

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Carolina Barbecue Burgers

1 lb ground beef (93 percent lean or leaner)

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Patriotic Star Cookies

1¼ C all-purpose flour

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The power of words is at the new American Writers Museum in Chicago

In the same room are Julia Child, Alex Haley, Prince, Patrick Henry and Hunter Thompson. 

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Seize an opportunity for peace

Are we seizing the opportunities we have to build peace in the world? We often think about missed opportunities when we’re at someone’s funeral or when a neighbor

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Matter of Faith: God took a break; we need to, too

Consumption and production are two words that we hear constantly in our modern world. We consume what others make, and sometimes we produce, and others use what we make.

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Religion Notes 5/20/17

150TH ANNIVERSARY: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 910 Ninth St., Menomonie, is celebrating its 150th anniversary today and Sunday.

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Food and Faith 5/20/17

DOUGHNUT FRY: A doughnut fry is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at Jim Falls United Methodist Church, 13883 Highway S.

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Planning for spring cleaning eases task

We have been cooped up for the winter months and are ready to emerge from hibernation and freshen up our lives and surroundings.

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Around the House 5/20/17

GARDEN CLUB PLANT SALE: The Lake Wissota Garden Club’s annual perennial plant sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 3, in downtown Chippewa Falls in the

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Design features plenty of windows

Retiring into a vacation home that is spacious and elegant is a great bonus.

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Making the Rounds 5/17/17

TEACHER OF THE YEAR: Dr. Andrew Calvin, a cardiologist with Mayo Clinic Health System, recently was voted Teacher of the Year for 2016-17 by UW Health Eau Claire Family

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Going to ‘boot camp’ 

LOS ANGELES — Gary Carmona thought he could do it all. He’s run companies and chaired nonprofit boards. But since his wife was diagnosed with dementia, Carmona, 77, has felt

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Health Matters 5/17/17

MENTAL HEALTH URGENT CARE: Supportive Counseling and Therapy is offering mental health urgent care clinics from noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays at its office at 2153 EastRidge

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Meetings and More 5/17/17

SPECIAL EVENTS

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Get Moving 5/17/17

The following events are planned:

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Slow-Cooked Whiskey-Molasses Shredded Beef

1 beef bottom round roast or chuck center roast (2½ to 3 lbs), cut into 1-inch pieces

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Beef and Black Bean Burgers

1½ lbs ground beef, 93 percent or leaner

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Smoky Grilled Pineapple Burger

2 lbs lean ground beef

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Tuscan-Style Grilled Ribeye Steak

2 ribeye steaks

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Balsamic-Glazed Steak Rolls

8 thin slices sirloin or flank steak (length and width according to personal preference)

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Grilled Steak and Asian Noodle Salad

1 beef top sirloin steak, boneless, cut 1 inch thick (about 1 lb)

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Citrus-Marinated Beef and Fruit Kabobs

1 lb beef top sirloin steak, boneless, cut 1-inch thick

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Options nearly endless when cooking with beef

April showers are hopefully mostly behind us so we can now enjoy May flowers! Along with the flowers, May also means it is time to fire up that grill and celebrate National

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Biking and baring it all on a cycling adventure around Lake Constance in Europe

The halfway point of our five-day, three-country trip on two wheels around Lake Constance — known as the Bodensee in German — had been long, hot and a little

1 week ago
From barns to art

RALEIGH, N.C. — Where some people might have seen the knots, twists and warps of the aging timber of two dilapidated barns and sent it straight to the dumpster,

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Debate continues on pesticides safety

What is the importance of the pesticides/​herbicides that the Environmental Protection Agency recently ruled on? Are these chemicals dangerous or not? What is the real answer?

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Around the house 5/13/17

INVASIVE SPECIES PRESENTATION ON AMUR CORK TREE: 

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Canonization ‘miracle’

FATIMA, Portugal — The parents of a Brazilian boy whose recovery from a severe brain injury is being cited by the Vatican as the “miracle” needed to canonize two Portuguese

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Religion Notes 5/13/17

STAFF ADDITION: The Rev. Phil Ruge-Jones was installed as associate pastor for mission and outreach at Grace Lutheran Church on May 7, joining the Rev. Dean Simpson.

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Field Notes 7/12/17

Disease hinders bat population

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Health Matters 5/10/17

BRAIN HEALTH SERIES: Sponsored by the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Eau Claire County and Dove Healthcare‐West Eau Claire, Friday Facts … Best Care

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WASHINGTON — Confronting an opioid overdose epidemic that is killing at least 90 people every day, two federal agencies in March gave more than 700 nurse practitioners and

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Meetings and More 5/10/17

SPECIAL EVENTS

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Get Moving 5/10/17

The following events are planned:

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No-Bake Chewy Cookies and Cream Bars

16-oz pkg Oreos

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Oatmeal Cups with Yogurt and Fruit

1¼ C quick cooking oats

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