- The Mabel Tainter Memorial building opens.
- Cora Farnum appointed librarian at the Mabel Tainter Memorial.
- Stout inaugurates his two-story frame Manual Arts and Domestic Science building and the Stout Manual Training School opens.
- The Wisconsin Signal, a new populist weekly, begins publication.
- Captain William Wilson dies at age 85.
- The Dunn County Asylum for the Chronic Insane opens in February.
- James H. Stout builds new, larger Manual Training and Domestic Science building.
- Wisconsin Telephone Company acquires O. K. Ranum's telephone company.
- Menomonie Pressed Brick Company takes over the yard operated by the Standard Pressed Brick Company.
- Cora Farnum resigns as librarian; Stella Lucas replaces her at the Memorial.
- Mr. J. D. Hills and Sanford Heafield open another telephone company to compete with the Wisconsin Telephone Company.
- H. H. Forster, C. J. Anderson, and Fred Kempe establish the Menomonie Iron Works.
- Fifty years of operation celebrated by the Knapp, Stout & Co. Company in a day-long event at the home of James H. Stout on August 12th.
- Wilson Creek dam washed out.
- Fire levels Stout's Manual Training/Domestic Science and Central School.
- Knapp, Stout & Co. Company organizes the Menomonie Electric Light and Power Company to provide electrical power and lights for city residents.
- Menomonie Pressed Brick Co. shuts down for good.
- Spanish-American War; Company H is called into action at Coamo, Cuba. No one from the company was killed or wounded in the battle.
- H. H. Forster and Gotfried Kruger open business as the Dunn County Iron Works.
- The Wisconsin Signal ceases publication.
- Captain Andrew Tainter dies on October 18.
- Dunn County Normal School organized, takes temporary quarters in Stout's building.
- Menomonie Telephone Company acquires Hills-Heafield telephone operation, then merges with the Wisconsin Telephone Company.
- Senator Stout builds kindergarten buildings at North and Coddington Schools and equips rooms at Central for the training of kindergarten teachers.
- Fire destroys Roman Catholic Church.
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