Issue #265 October 16, 2014

Ice Age Trail Expands in Chippewa County

Wisconsin’s 1,200-mile hiking marvel, the Ice Age Trail, just got a little longer, thanks to hard-working volunteers. Last month, 149 volunteers put in more than 3,700 hours of labor to build 1.5 miles of new trail in Chippewa County ...

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Express Alum Pitches Big-League No-Hitter

Early in their history, the Eau Claire Express had back-to-back losing seasons in 2005 and 2006. The following year, however, brought a silver lining: Pitcher Jordan Zimmermann, who went 4-2 in 10 starts for the Express in 2006, became ...

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Fall Harvest 2014
Football Fever 2014
Issue #262 September 4, 2014
Issue #261 August 21, 2014
Issue #260 August 7, 2014
Issue #259 July 24, 2014
Pet Project 2014

New Dog Park Coming Soon?

Dogs need exercise too – even in the dog days of summer – and that’s where dog parks come in. Eau Claire’s off-lease recreation area, also known as the Otter Creek Dog Park, provides pooches with nine acres in which to chase their own ...

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Issue #257 June 26, 2014
Health & Fitness Summer 2014

Rogcity's Downtown Workout Tour

You don’t always have time to get to the gym. And on top of that, sometimes it’s nice to get outside and bask in the beauty of your community. Luckily, our downtown is ripe with workout options that don’t require a treadmill or even a dumbbell...

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Local Tips for Buying Your New Bike

Now that the summer season has hit the Chippewa Valley, it’s time again for riders to take to their bikes and hit the trails! Volume One asked some local bike shops what they would recommend for young adults looking to get some fitness in now ...

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Issue #256 June 12, 2014
Issue #253 May 1, 2014
Outdoor Adventures (Spring 2014)

A River Adventure for Kids

Calling all Indiana Jones enthusiasts and Dora the Explorers ages 8 to 16 for the annual Chippewa River Adventure Camp on Saturday, April 26, from 8:30am to 4pm at Round Hill near Durand. “I love the outdoors,” says Sam Worple ...

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Holy Snowshoes, Eau Claire!

I know we’re pretty sick of snow by now, and the mere mention of the word is becoming forbidden, but bear with me for a moment, because this is pretty exciting. The United States Snowshoe Association has chosen Eau Claire to host ...

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Issue #252 April 17, 2014

A River Adventure for Kids

Calling all Indiana Jones enthusiasts and Dora the Explorers ages 8 to 16 for the annual Chippewa River Adventure Camp on Saturday, April 26, from 8:30am to 4pm at Round Hill near Durand. “I love the outdoors,” says Sam Worple ...

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Holy Snowshoes, Eau Claire!

I know we’re pretty sick of snow by now, and the mere mention of the word is becoming forbidden, but bear with me for a moment, because this is pretty exciting. The United States Snowshoe Association has chosen Eau Claire to host ...

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Issue #250 March 20, 2014
Issue #249 March 6, 2014
Health & Fitness 2014

Dancing Up a Storm

Dance like nobody’s watching. This statement is cutesy, trite, and meant to be a metaphor. But darn it, I’m taking it literally, and that’s why I’ve spent almost every Saturday morning for the last two months at Zumba class ...

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Issue #245 Jan. 9, 2014
Winter Fun 2013

What to Do at the New Pinehurst Park

If you want to ski, sled, snowboard, skate, or snowshoe in the Chippewa Valley, look no further than Pinehurst Park on Eau Claire’s north side. Over the past year a dedicated group of volunteers has put in countless hours transforming ...

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Catchin’ the Red Eye

IT’S A PRETTY UNIQUE THRILL to be skiing down a mountain, poles up bouncing off the fresh powder as you guide yourself through the pristine winter scene. For the last 40 years, the Red Eye Ski Club has pursued that exact feeling, taking trips ...

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Issue #239 Oct. 10, 2013
Issue #237 Sept. 12, 2013
Issue #236 August 29, 2013
Issue #233 July 18, 2013

The Return of the Rock-N-Roll Kickball Classic

It’s back, baby. After a year hiatus, the much-begged-for Rock-n-Roll Kickball Classic will return this September in all its glory. The two day festival and kickball tournament will run Friday and Saturday Sept. 6-7 at Cinder City Park in Altoona ...

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Issue #232 July 4, 2013
Issue #231 June 20, 2013

Free-use Floatation

Every summer there are tragic headlines about deaths on some of the many waterways in Wisconsin, deaths that often are entirely preventable. A new loaner life jacket program is aimed at keeping these waterways safer ...

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Issue #230 June 6, 2013
Issue #229 May 23, 2013

Going for Gold

There’s gold in them thar hills” – and rivers and streams. Learn how to pan for gold at the Prospecting for Gold class Saturday, June 1, from 9:30 to 11:30am at the Wise Nature Center of the Beaver Creek Reserve near Fall Creek. Mike Wiersma ...

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Issue #228 May 9, 2013
Outdoor Adventures (Spring & Summer 2013)
Issue #227 April 25, 2013

Time to De-trash the Forest

The heavy-duty junk – stuff like tires, appliances, and even hazardous waste – illegally dumped in the Eau Claire County Forest has prompted a heavy-duty cleanup. The Our...

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Issue #225 Mar. 28, 2013
Issue #224 Mar. 14, 2013
Issue #222 Feb. 14, 2013
Issue #219 Dec. 27, 2012
Winter Fun 2012
Kids & Families - Winter 2012
Issue #215 Nov. 1, 2012

British adventurer to speak at The Grand Theatre

Some days I wish an old wizard would knock on my door and offer to take me on an adventure. Dave Cornthwaite did not wait for wizard tricks to spark his imagination. He stepped out his front door and starting going on adventures all on his own ...

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Outdoor Adventures (Fall/Winter 2012)
Rethinking Our Rivers
Fall Harvest 2012
Issue #209 Aug. 9, 2012
Issue #208 July 26, 2012
Issue # 206 June 28, 2012

Two-wheel Parking

Every tried to wrangle your bike lock around a massive tree trunk? Or wandered aimlessly looking for a rack, only to settle for a sign or a railing? Put your frustrations aside, because there will (likely) soon be a standard amount of space ...

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Issue #203 May 17, 2012
Issue #202 May 3, 2012

Local Supplier of Quality Kubb Sets Opens for Biz

Kubb Farm, a new local business, owned and operated by Aaron Ellringer, has got you covered for all your Kubb equipment needs. The strategic Nordic lawn game has swept the Chippewa Valley in recent years. But, that said, a kinda big problem for ...

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Wisconsin Bike Challenge Has been Issued!

If you want a fun, easy way to promote health, wellness, and bicycling in your home or workplace, then get signed up for the Wisconsin Bike Challenge. This four month long (May 1 – August 31) free event is for anyone who wants get rewarded for ...

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Issue #201 Apr. 19, 2012
Issue #196 Feb. 9, 2012
Issue # 191, Nov. 25, 2011
Issue #184, Aug. 18, 2011
Issue #182, July 21, 2011
Issue #180, June 23, 2011
Issue #179 June 9th, 2011
Issue #177 May 12th, 2011
Issue # 176 Apr. 28th, 2011
Issue #175 April 14th, 2011

Menards Hops on the Kubb Wagon

If you haven’t heard of Kubb, then you should probably educate yourself. The “Viking chess” game is one of the most popular lawn games in the Chippewa Valley, and its popularity is growing rapidly.

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