Issue #311 July 13, 2016

Olympic Adjustments

Lake Hallie chiropractor heading to Rio to help U.S. wrestling team

by Haley Wright

Local chiropractor Dr. Kevin Schultz of My Life Health Center in Lake Hallie is very excited to be headed to his second Olympics in four years to work with American wrestlers competing in the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August ...

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Issue #308 June 15, 2016

Whatever Floats Your Float

liquid rules at the annual FATFAR on the Chippewa River

by Sammy Gibbons, photos by Katie Lebrun

What’s summer in Wisconsin without beer and floating down a river on any device that will not sink? The Chippewa Valley celebrates this glorious tradition for an entire day ...

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Issue #308 June 15, 2016

High Fives All Around

phoenix park yoga gathering is accessible, warm, and peaceful

by Pan Thao, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Summer: the season of flip-flops, melted popsicles, and pollen dancing with the breeze. We all crave it (minus the allergies) after the long, cold darkness of winter ...

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Issue #308 June 15, 2016

Telling Our Fitness Stories

human health report's fitness testimonials jerk tears, inspire personal action

by Eric Christenson

Jeff Rogers is a local personal trainer who has dedicated almost a decade of his life to helping people get more fit, become more active, and prioritize their personal health ...

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Issue #306 May 18, 2016

FEATURE: Extra Innings

with a history dating back to 1908, the Chippewa River Baseball League has been central to summer for generations of amateur ballplayers and fans

by Joe Niese

It is hard to fathom that something that has been around for over a century and has had more than 12,000 participants can remain unknown to so many people in the Chippewa Valley. Thus is the story of ...

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Issue #306 May 18, 2016

Release the Hounds!

humane association ready for 30th doggie fun run

by Gigi Roelant

Want to hit the trail with your canine companion? On Saturday, May 21, the Eau Claire County Humane Association will kick off its 30th Annual Fido and Friends Fun Run/Walk at Carson Park ...

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Issue #305 May 4, 2016

Step by Step

In a quest to get healthy, local writer Rob Reid began to hit the Chippewa Valley’s hiking trails. Here’s what he discovered.

by Rob Reid

It was increasingly hard to see the trail path. The grass was getting higher and higher. With my arms up near my head, I yelled back to my wife, Jayne, “Don’t be surprised if we pick up a few wood ticks on this hike!” By the time we finished walking around ...

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Issue #305 May 4, 2016

Off-Road Runner

After tiring of the pavement pounding so many runners do, V1 contributor Caleb Gerdes got his mojo back in the woods, trails, and hills of Wisconsin

by Caleb Gerdes, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Sometimes people ask if I am a runner. I want to tell them no, then I remember that I do, in fact, run typically one to three times a week. Now, I’m not religious about it, and I don’t have a specific training regimen or goal in mind.

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Issue #304 April 20, 2016

7 Natural Wonders of Wisconsin

Mother Nature gave our state some of the best outdoor recreation in the nation

by Travel Wisconsin

In a state known for its love of the good earth and clean waters, we thought it would be fun to come with a list of the natural wonders of Wisconsin. We could have made the list twice ...

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Issue #303 April 6, 2016

Must Be a Volkswagen

Chippewa Valley Volkswagen Club president talks all things VW

by Eric Christenson

Many people know Volkswagens by some of their more unique models such as the Beetle or the classic VW Bus. But for a group of a few dozen Chippewa Valley folks ...

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Issue #303 April 6, 2016

The Speed Started Here

Menomonie native Harry Miller’s innovative engines dominated the Indy 500 for decades

by Tom Giffey

One of the greatest innovators in the history of auto racing was born right here in the Chippewa Valley. Unless you’re a devoted student of the history of early racing, you probably haven’t heard of Harry Miller ...

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Issue #303 April 6, 2016

On the Fast Track

up-and-coming Wisconsin NASCAR driver is also a UW-Stout student

by Luc Anthony

The college years are a time of career setting: Your life has led to this point to establish your plan for adulthood. For Paige Decker of Eagle River, the path to UW-Stout and ...

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Issue #303 April 6, 2016

Wizards on Wheels

CV Roller Girls’ latest bout has Harry Potter theme

photos by Luong Huynh

The Chippewa Valley Roller Girls are presenting a double-header Harry Potter inspired event called Hit It and Quidditch on April 9. The bout at the Eau Claire Indoor Sports Center starts ...

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Issue #301 March 9, 2016

Outdoor Enthusiasts Come Together for Big Sport Show

Wisconsin Sport Show’s dairyland outdoors celebration

by James Johonnott

Eau Claire is sporting an outdoors convention that’s back and bigger than ever. The Wisconsin Sport Show returns to the Menards Conference Center for its seventh year. This three-day convention is jam-packed with excitement for outdoor recreation enthusiasts. For the animal lovers, there will be dog hunting and tracking shows ...

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