Issue #396 Oct. 30, 2019

Brace Your Pet

Valley businesses provide prosthetics to keep critters on their feet

Caitlin Boyle, photos by Andrea Paulseth

If you’re a pet owner, your pet is your world. And when that world is shaken by an injury to your pet, you want to get them the best care possible to heal. Two businesses in ...

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Issue #396 Oct. 30, 2019

Wherefore Art Thou, Romeo?

if you’re seeking Eau Claire’s (possibly) oldest feathered resident, visit Tropic Waters Pet Center

author & photographer by Nate Cooksey

Comfortably housed between chattering lovebirds and a skeptical-looking Grey Parrot nicknamed “The Professor,” a gentle bird from another time sits and enjoys sporadic bursts of attention from the ...

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Issue #396 Oct. 30, 2019

Take Me Home!

Humane Association executive director offers advice on pet adoption

Shelley Janke, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The adoption process has been started at your local humane association and you are days away from bring home a new member of your family! Pets take time to ...

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Issue #396 Oct. 30, 2019

Taking Safe Sleep on the Road

ensure your baby’s sleep environment is safe, wherever you are

Ellen Jacobs, Eau Claire City-County Health Department

Traveling with baby takes a lot of planning and supplies. Making a “safe sleep plan” is a part of prepping for a trip. Having a plan helps parents and ...

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Issue #396 Oct. 30, 2019

Small Favors Add up

little ways to help new parents adjust to their little ones

Briana Novacek

Having a baby is a huge transitional event that changes so much about a couple’s lifestyle and schedule. From late-night fast food runs to 2am diaper changes and from dinner dates to ...

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Issue #396 Oct. 30, 2019

Get up and Get Out!

one local mom’s advice on leaving the house with baby

by Kellie Williams, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Hey there, Mama Bear. I see you. With the bags under your eyes, your hair a mess. You too, Papa Bear, I see that confused look of not being sure what to do. The newborn stage is ...

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5 Fearful Wisconsin Creatures that Will Keep You Up at Night

paranormal investigator Chad Lewis details the eerie beings that stalk our state

Chad Lewis

With Halloween fast approaching, many believe that the veil between worlds gets thinner and thinner, allowing us to see a glimpse of the other side. Of course that also means the other side can grab a look at us, too! Here are a few of my favorite Wisconsin monsters to watch out for this Halloween season.

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Issue #395 Oct. 16, 2019

Ghosts From the Past

check out these eerie old images of Chippewa Valley kids celebrating the spooky season

Photos by Chippewa Valley Museum , by Tom Giffey

Sure, you won’t find a Transformer or Pokemon in the bunch, but many of the Halloween costumes in these photos from the early- and mid-20th century look surprisingly ...

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