Issue #379 March 6, 2019

How Eau Claire Became a Textbook Example of How Citizens Can Work Together

author and activist Harry Boyte talks about Clear Vision Eau Claire

Tom Giffey, photos by Taylor Smith

Eau Claire’s Clear Vision initiative – which is currently working on a new 10-year plan for the community – has not only brought about lasting change and increased civic engagement in the Chippewa Valley. It is also now serving as a model for how other communities can involve citizens of all stripes ...

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Issue #379 March 6, 2019

Talent From Inside

literary and art publication helps incarcerated artists find their voices

Eric Rasmussen

Most artists and writers can readily find places to show off their work, whatever their aspirations. Social media, blogs, local and national publications ...

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Issue #378 February 20, 2019

The End of the World!

you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to write a techno-thriller – but it helps

Diana Peterson

Rick Jurmain has been a rocket scientist, an inventor, a business owner … and now he can add writer to the list: the perfect portable career for someone who loves to travel ...

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Issue #373 December 12, 2018

The Joy of Writing

Sound and Stories series returns with some holiday magic

Rayna DeJongh

Chippewa Valley Writer’s Guild Sound and Stories Series is back with Joy to the World at the Pablo Arts Center, Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 7pm. The sold-out show will feature a collaboration of sounds from The Ukulele Klub ...

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