Artist of the Month: Melissa Lackey

Artist of the Month: Melissa Lackey

MMFC May/June Artist Feature:  Melissa Lackey As a graduating senior in the studio art program at UW-Stout, my practice has been primarily housed within sculpture. This being said, I’ve consistently used drawing and image making as a vehicle to create three dimensional spaces. Now that I’ve finished nearly all of my obligations for the semester I wanted to compose a body of work that focused on drawing and image making as a final artifact, rather […]

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Artist of the Month: Stephanie Howell

March and April Featured Artist:  Stephanie Howell Stephanie Howell is a young artist from Roberts, Wisconsin who is currently a sophomore in Industrial Design with a minor in illustration at UW-Stout. Stephanie has been involved in the arts since she could pick up a pencil. Her work is focused on illustrating the stories and struggles of women through the lens of her own experiences with anxiety, depression, and other issues that come with this modern […]

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Artist of the Month: Don Austrum

Artist’s Statement The subject matter for my work is just the normal everyday “stuff” we see in and around Dunn County. I enjoy nature, old buildings and abandoned vehicles and machinery. The medium used in the artworks on display is colored pencil. I really enjoy working with colored pencil, and now that I am retired I have more time for doing so. I work too slowly, in my opinion, and sometimes think I get too […]

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From the Board: Benefit for the Bounty, a local farm support initiative

From the Board: Benefit for the Bounty, a local farm support initiative

  Submitted by Chris Hayden, MMFC Board of Directors It always comes down to the people. On December 8, a mingle of some of Menomonie’s finest – dedicated farmers and farm hands, local food supporters, musicians and artists, activists, and Co-op employees and shoppers – came together in the camaraderie of common cause and warm spirits for the third annual Benefit for the Bounty: A Local Farm Support Initiative. The old brick walls of the […]

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CDC Recommends Not Eating Romaine

MMFC Pulls Romaine Lettuce and Products Containing Romaine as Precautionary Measure The CDC and FDA are investigating an outbreak of E.Coli linked to romaine lettuce. The agencies recommend not eating any romaine or products containing romaine, including salad mixes containing baby romaine lettuce. At this time neither the CDC nor the FDA have given any indication regarding the source of the affected romaine lettuce. Out of caution, we have pulled romaine lettuce products, including whole […]

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