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On your way home from Link Ford Minong, whether you just had your Ford serviced or just picked up your new vehicle, be sure to stop by the store to pick up some Halloween candy. Make sure you have enough so that you don’t run out. You can always freeze extra candy if you don’t think you’ll eat it fast enough.

What is the Perfect Halloween Candy?

The perfect Halloween candy depends on your tastes. Since you want to make sure you don’t run out, you’ll want to buy a bunch, so the perfect candy is something you like to eat, just in case you have leftovers. Since it will most likely be cool, you don’t have to worry about the candy melting, so grab all the chocolate you want.

Big Bars or Small Bars

The best thing you can get is the smaller bars. This allows you to buy several different kinds so you can offer a good mix by just grabbing two or three for each child. And, this gives you a variety for yourself if you have candy left over.

Sealed Candy

Don’t choose something like a large bag of M&Ms that are not individually wrapped. It might be tempting to make something with unwrapped candy, but it will just get thrown away by parents since they won’t be able to tell whether it’s been tampered with. Make sure any candy you get for Halloween is sealed. You can pick up large bags of assorted candy at most drug stores and many grocery stores. Each piece is individually wrapped and won’t be wasted.

Visit Link Ford of Minong

If you are taking your kids out for Halloween and are driving to a trunk or treat event or are driving the kids around the neighborhood because it’s cold, you’ll want to make sure your car is working properly, especially the heater. Call Link Ford Minong to make an appointment for maintenance and to have your vehicle’s HVAC system checked before Halloween.

October Events in Wisconsin


If you think that October is all about spooky events, then Wisconsin is the place for you. Here are some of the spookiest happenings in Wisconsin this October.

Haunted Hearthstone Tours – October 7 (recurring) in Appleton, WI

Haunted Hearthstone explores the Victorian customs with death, the supernatural, and mysticism. Glimpses of Hearthstone’s ghostly past will be revealed. Tours will be held every Friday night in October (the 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th) from 6-8pm with a special even on the 28th from 8:30-10:30pm.

5K Zombie Run – October 8 in Spooner, WI

Head to Spooner for a creepy fall evening 5K Zombie Run that will take runners through the haunted woods of Spooner!  5K Zombie Run participants are encouraged (but not required) to dress up in their scariest zombie attire. While registration is on an individual basis, racers are encouraged to run with friends (you may need a hand to hold!). Water stations will be located at the approximate half-way point and at the finish line. Course will be clearly marked. The course terrain will contain paved trail and road/sidewalk. Cash prizes awarded for 1st place finishers (men’s and women’s divisions). Prizes also awarded for 2nd & 3rd place for both men’s and women’s divisions and Best Zombie Costume. Rain or shine. Once registered, look for an email detailing more race specifics closer to race day. Register online now! All racers will be required to sign and turn in a waiver before participating.

Gothic History Tours 2016 – October 21 (recurring) in Cedarburg, WI

The 90-minute docent-led walking tours begin and end at the Cedarburg Cultural Center with stops at mysterious sites in downtown Cedarburg’s National Historic District and the Zur Ruhe Cemetery. Tours also scheduled for the 23rd and 28th.

Ghosts of Galloway: Family Vintage Halloween – October 23 in Fond Du Lac, WI

Don your favorite costume and head to the Galloway House & Village for a vintage trick-or-treating adventure bursting with fun. Join in the Halloween Parade from one Treat Building to the next to collect goodies. Classic Halloween games and activities to include bobbing for apples, pumpkin decorating, crafts, three-legged sack races, and hoop rolling contest are just part of the fun. Activities included with admission. Suitable for ages Toddler to 12. Takes place from 1-4pm.

Visit Link Ford in Rice Lake

Drop by Link Ford in Rice Lake this October to view our inventory of new and used vehicles. Link Ford in Rice Lake offers auto sales, service, parts, and accessories in Wisconsin.

July Events in Chippewa Falls


After you pick up a vehicle from Jack Link’s Auto and RV Supercenter, you’ll be ready for some trips to July events in and near Chippewa Falls.

Farmers Market in Downtown Chippewa Falls

The Farmers Market will be held every Thursday in July from noon to 6pm. They will be held in Allen Park across from the Chamber/Visitor Center on the corner of River and Bridge street. For more information please call 715-723-6661.

Northern Wisconsin State Fair

Starting July 13 and running until July 17, you can experience Midway rides, exhibits, great food and fun at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair in Chippewa Falls. Enjoy family entertainment including top name stars, great food, animals, and over a mile of carnival rides and attractions.

US National Parks Photography Exhibit

Starting July 18 and running into August, the Heyde Center for the Arts/Chippewa Valley Cultural Association presents an exhibit featuring photographs of the United States National Parks by area photographers. There will be a speaker from the US National Park Service on the 29th of July at 7:00  p.m. The Park Service is celebrating its 100th Anniversary. No cost for admission to the exhibit. Photographer Rick Koziel will guest curate.

Visit Jack Link’s Auto and RV Supercenter

Stop by Jack Link’s Auto and RV Supercenter to test drive a new vehicle or to walk through an RV. If you are in the market for a fifth wheel and need to buy a new truck to go with it, we can help you with both.

Chinese New Year in Wisconsin


If you are ready to get out of the house to do something, make plans to attend one of the Chinese New Year’s celebrations in Milwaukee or Madison. You could take the car and stay in a hotel or you could take the RV and stay in an RV park. Either way you choose, be sure to have your vehicle checked at Jack Link’s Auto and RV Supercenter before you head out.

WTA’s Chinese New Year Celebration

On Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Foley & Lardner LLP, 777 E. Wisconsin Ave., Suite 3800, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53202, MMAC China Business Council will be hosting the WTA’s annual Chinese New Year Celebration. Enjoy plenty of Chinese cuisine, listen to a national speaker and consultant on China and enjoy traditional Chinese entertainment. Cocktails and appetizers will be available. This is a great event for networking. Member admission is $35. Non-member admission is $50 and student admission is $17.

2016 Chinese New Year Gala

On Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 5:00 p.m., the OCA Wisconsin Chapter will be celebrating the Chinese New Year at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at the UWM Student Union Ballroom. Enjoy community performances, food, the dragon dance and more. Everyone is welcome. For more information, email rsvp at ocawi dot org.

Visit Jack Link’s Auto and RV Supercenter

If you are in the market for an RV so that you can plan trips this spring and summer; or if you need a new vehicle, whether you are ready for something else or you need a tow vehicle for your new RV, stop by Jack Link’s Auto and RV Supercenter. You’ll find everything you need, from the perfect RV floor plan to tow vehicles to new and used vehicles for commuting and road trips.