Issue #343 Oct. 18, 2017

The Making of a Maze

Chippewa Valley farmers invite locals to lose themselves

by Lauren Fisher

You are winding your way through the maze, considering your options, bracing yourself for what’s around the bend. Your world has become very small and uncertain. Its contents are the mottled brown ...

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Issue #343 Oct. 18, 2017

A Scientific Shindig

Eau Claire venues reveal the inner workings of their trades at science festival

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Wisconsin Science Festival (WSF) will take place during the first weekend of November, featuring eight fun Eau Claire events all specially designed to promote discovery in science, technology ...

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Issue #342 Oct. 4, 2017

Hope Fades for Pagoda

fundraising plans to restore landmark end, museum intends to salvage only top of structure

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A fundraising effort to restore the architectural icon that once topped Woo’s Pagoda restaurant in Eau Claire has fallen short, likely signaling the end of ...

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Issue #342 Oct. 4, 2017

New Name, Same Games

Eau Claire Games and Arcade rebrands itself because of similarly named restaurant

Samantha Kobs, photos by Lauren Fisher

What happens when two local businesses within two blocks of each other have essentially the same name? Well, definitely confusion … but eventually, a positive solution. ...

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Issue #342 Oct. 4, 2017

Back to the Future

The Metro could be a new hope for concert-goers and the local music scene

Natalie Rosenkranz, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Before it was The Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley, the building at 210 E. Lake St. was well known for bringing in a variety of talented musicians. Benny Haas, the new owner of this spot ...

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Issue #342 Oct. 4, 2017

Picking Your New Pet

dog trainer offers advice on selecting pet, breeder

Karen Rude

Selecting a pet for your family is a major life decision. And as with any major life decision, it warrants some planning, family discussion, and thoughtfulness. Here’s a quick guide to get you on your way ...

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Issue #342 Oct. 4, 2017

How Tiny Chips Save Lives

microchipping is quick, easy, and invaluable if fido runs away

Sarah Hewitt, photos by Andrea Paulseth

At the Eau Claire County Humane Association, we microchip and register every single cat and dog that gets adopted. We also scan every single stray cat and dog that comes in with a microchip scanner ...

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Issue #341 Sept. 20, 2017

Hiking for Home

walk benefits homeless families in the Chippewa Valley

Haley Wright

The annual HIKE for the Homeless Walk to Benefit Beacon House/Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley will hit the trail from Phoenix Park at 9am on Saturday, Sept. 30 ...

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Issue #341 Sept. 20, 2017

Walking in the Past

take a gander at historic homes, churches in annual tour

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Eau Claire Historic Preservation Foundation is hosting its annual walking tour of homes and churches in Eau Claire on Saturday, Sept. 23 ...

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Issue #341 Sept. 20, 2017

Getting Their Kicks Together

camaraderie is crucial for the UWEC Dance Team

Emily Kinzel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Dance is more than wearing identical costumes and cyclically counting to eight. The UW-Eau Claire Dance Team is a group of 18 hardworking athletes with a knack for pirouetting, popping, and locking ...

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Issue #340 Sept. 6, 2017

Paws for a Cause

dress up your doggo and walk for the Humane Association

Measha Vieth

Do you ever wish there were more events and activities you could bring your four-legged friends along to? Or, you don’t have a dog, but really love them and just want to be surrounded by a bunch of tail wagging ...

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Issue #339 Aug. 23, 2017

Super Study Spots

find the serenity you need to blast through your schoolwork with these academic alcoves

Cramming. Hitting the books. Putting your nose to the grindstone. Whatever you call studying, it’s something every college student is familiar with. Whether you treat it like a part-time job or try learning everything ...

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Issue #339 Aug. 23, 2017

All Hail the New Hall!

private dorm on Water Street will ease UWEC housing shortage

by UW-Eau Claire News

A new, privately built apartment building leased for UW-Eau Claire students will soon open on Water Street. The mixed-use building at 222 Water St. is named in honor of three people who’ve given more than $1 million ...

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