Issue #367 September 19, 2018

Oh Sew Unique

Elizabeth de Cleyre tailors fashion garments to the individual

Emilee Wentland, photos by Andrea Paulseth

It starts with a conversation. From there, local clothing maker Elizabeth de Cleyre gets to know the person seeking a new garment before she designs them a custom-made piece. The Portland, Oregon ...

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Issue #362 July 11, 2018

Three’s Company

sibling’s three businesses – a spa, a chiropractic office, and a spin studio – will share a building

Emilee Wentland

Some families would cringe at the thought of working together or sharing business space. For one local family, however, it’s a joyful arrangement ...

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Issue #361 June 27, 2018

Stop in for a Spell

pagan store will connect locals with nature, each other

Lauren Fisher, photos by Nicole Johnson

Tucked under a shingled awning on East Grand Avenue is a cozy storefront where the floors are being redone, the walls are being painted purple, and wares from cauldrons to tarot cards are being arranged ...

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Issue #357 May 2, 2018

Red Letter Gets Better

grant program for women-owned businesses has big plans

Lauren Fisher

Nearly a year after the first Red Letter Grants were awarded to Chippewa Valley women to aid in starting their businesses, the program is stepping up its game again. In the past month, the program ...

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Issue #345 Nov. 15, 2017

Brand New Brand Book

Menomonie marketing guru wants to grab your attention in 8 seconds or less

Barbara Arnold

"You don’t have time to blow it." The first sentence in international branding expert David Brier’s newly published hard copy and e-book, Brand Intervention: 33 Steps to Transform the Brand You Have into the Brand You Need, is prophetic.

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