Miscellaneous

Prescott Daze organizational meeting set for April 30

The second Prescott Daze organizational meeting is set for April 30 at Papa T’s Pizzeria on Broad St. in Prescott April 30 beginning at 7 p.m. Besides updates, the focus of the meeting will be to further explore and develop a theme for the 2019 Prescott Daze celebration which will take place Sept. 6-8. A…

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Slices of Life – Life’s lessons

By Jill Pertler Everything I ever needed to know, I learned from my sister. I have just one sister. A “little” sister. She is two years and five days younger than me. When we were girls, it felt like a big gap. Eons of time separated us. She was always the little sister; I was…

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New York Voices on Spectrum West April 18, 2019

RIVER FALLS – Jazz vocalists Darmon Meader and Lauran Kinkhan of the New York Voices stop by to talk about their headlining show at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival with host Al Ross on Spectrum West, which airs at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 18 on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Ideas Network stations 88.3 WHWC-FM/…

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WESTconsin Credit Union Hosts Annual Meeting; Announces Board of Directors

MENOMONIE —WESTconsin Credit Union held its 79th Annual Membership Meeting back on March 19, 2019 at the Menomonie High School Auditorium. A complimentary meal was served prior to the meeting and attendees enjoyed watching the WESTconsin Journey, down the yellow brick road, with a slideshow that highlighted the credit union’s history and its 80th Anniversary.…

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Slices of Life – Elusive sleep – where art thou

By Jill Pertler Toss and turn. Turn and toss. I’m willing to bet we’ve all done our fair share of both. Wakefulness when wakefulness is unwanted. Wakefulness when others are sleeping. Wakefulness when we are supposed to be sleeping, when we will ourselves to sleep, but to no avail. Wakefulness when we know we will…

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Minnesota State Fair announces three new grandstand shows

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Three additional evenings of entertainment at The Minnesota State Fair are confirmed for the Grandstand Concert Series sponsored by Sleep Number. Show details are as follows: Why Don’t We  7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 Tickets: $38 and $28 (all reserved seating) On sale: noon Friday, April 12 Trace Adkins & Clint…

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Saxophonist Grace Kelly on Spectrum West April 11, 2019

RIVER FALLS – Boston saxophonist Grace Kelly talks with host Al Ross about her upcoming headlining show for the Eau Claire Jazz Festival on Spectrum West, which airs at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 11 on The Ideas Network of Wisconsin Public Radio. The program also features a Japanese guitar player who will perform in…

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Hy-Vee Providing Free A1C Screenings in April

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (April 2, 2019) — In honor of National Diabetes Awareness Month, employee-owned Hy-Vee, Inc. is providing free Hemoglobin A1C screenings throughout its eight-state region during the month of April. Locally, there will be a screening at the Hy-Vee store in Cottage Grove, Minnesota 7280 E. Point Douglas Road, S. Thursday, April…

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Recycling changes on The West Side broadcast April 8

RIVER FALLS – Recent recycling policy changes in China and how they will affect western and northern Wisconsin is the focus of “The West Side” which airs at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 8 on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Ideas Network stations 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/River Falls. Host Rich Kremer will welcome Lynn…

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