Ice and Steel

Junior league hockey team brings icy fun to Chippewa

Luc Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

If the Chippewa Valley is known for a particular sports passion (besides football’s ubiquity), one would choose baseball and hockey as two stand-out options. Both have enough of a following to garner support for a minor league-style franchise, and as of this autumn, the area ...

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Issue #363 July 25, 2018

Into the Wild Blue Yonder

Airfest & Autorama showcases air and land speedsters

Julia van Allen, photos by Timothy Mather

Fly high on Aug. 4 at the Sixth Annual Menomonie Airfest and Autorama. This event is a full day of planes and cars that will entertain kids and adults alike. This year’s excitement will feature a two-hour acrobatic airplane show ...

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Issue #360 June 13, 2018

Hickory in Hallie

Lake Hallie Golf Course hosts second annual Hickory Classic

Rob Reid, photos by Rob Reid

A group of 16 golfers recently played 18 holes at the Lake Hallie Golf Course. What was different about this gathering was that all players in the Lake Hallie Hickory Classic on June 2 were using old-fashioned ...

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Issue #360 June 13, 2018

5 Common Mistakes Runners Make

and how to avoid them

Adam Condit, photos by Branden Nall, Kelsey Smith

You’re all fired up and ready to run! In fact, you might have a longer term goal you’re working towards and want to make this year your fittest year yet! Motivation is at an all-time high and you have daydreams ...

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Issue #359 May 30, 2018

Raised by the Northwoods

the path between childhood and adulthood passes through the family cabin

Katy Hackworthy

Last September, as the sunset washed over me on a weathered dock whose cracks and folds I know like those on the bottom of my heels, I considered the notion that the Northwoods helped raise me ...

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Issue #359 May 30, 2018

Timeless Northwoods Memories

for those who’ve been there, ‘Up North’ is as much a place as a state of mind

photos by Andrea Paulseth

“I grew up swimming in the lakes of northwestern Wisconsin, in the lakes up around my family’s little cabin near a town called Webster. We’d drive up north on a Friday evening, unpack the car, and after enough begging/pleading/crying, my dad would take us down to the beach at Devil’s Lake ..."

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