Caribou Coffee proposes coffee shop in city

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Caribou Coffee has plans to open a coffee shop in the city.

According to city documents, the company plans to build a 600-square-foot building at 2820 Eighth St. S., next to Domino’s. The Wisconsin Rapids Plan Commission will discuss the proposal at its meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 444 W. Grand Ave. 

The location would include a drive-thru as well as a walk-up window and outdoor seating. Entrances would be on Grove Avenue and Eighth Street South.

The property is currently vacant. The Plan Commission also will discuss a

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Figs – fun ideas to use your bounty of fresh figs

It’s fresh fig season and if you are fortunate enough to have a fig tree then you are no doubt blessed with a bounty of figs. After you’ve made fig preserves and given them by the basket full to your friends and neighbors, what will you do with all those figs?  One of the best things about figs is that they are equally delicious in savory or sweet dishes.

Fortunately figs love to be paired with bacon, prosciutto,  Parmigiano Reggia, burrata, pears, honey crisp apples, honey and all of those fabulous fall flavors. So all you have to do is

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Coffee ShopFire Dept. Tasting notes Chicago and its suburbs continue to be a magnet for roasting talent (in no way neglect that Intelligentsia was currently thriving right here, decades ago), but you shouldn’t necessarily assume that you need to trek to the source, to see what is doing—Fat Rice Bakery in Logan Square, to name just one example, has been serving a custom, dare-one-use-the-word exquisite Sumatra and Vietnamese Arabica blend by Sparrow Coffee that will probably make your day (it surely has accomplished for us, when or twice).

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Trending / SNAP: Single largest and permanent benefit increase in food stamp history | News

This fall, individuals and families in Columbia County, across Oregon and the nation who depend on food stamp assistance will see what the Biden Administration calls a significant and permanent increase in benefits.

It is reportedly the largest single increase in the food stamp system’s history, which now operates as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).






Largest Permanent Increase

This change will increase SNAP benefits distributed in Oregon by $337 million. For SNAP households this change on average will be about $36 more in money to buy food per person.




Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) Press Secretary Jake Sunderland said Biden

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A Healthy Lifestyle Starts With A Balanced Diet: Get These 5 Food Items On Your Plate

The key to a good and long life starts with what we eat. From a handpicked range of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and non-vegetarian options, such as fish and meat, the necessary nutrients for a balanced diet come through a lot of food items. It is important to choose the right nutrients for the body and lead the way to a healthy lifestyle. Packaged foods should be avoided and more focus should be laid on fresh food. Junk foods and oily food are to be avoided as they can harm the heart. But it also gets a little confusing on what

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