UW-Stout Launches Esports Program

Thu. Aug. 22nd, 2019  |  Lauren Fisher

Building a competitive intercollegiate program from scratch is no small feat, but that is just what Andrew Cleveland and Matthew Gunderson are doing at UW-Stout. Cleveland, the assistant director of ...

Dirt Track Destination

Red Cedar Speedway is home to generations of racers and their fans

Thu. Aug. 22nd, 2019  |  Eric Rasmussen, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Full disclosure: On a Thursday night, I drove to the races at Red Cedar Speedway in Menomonie in a 2014 Kia Forte. It’s comfortable, gets good gas mileage, and has a touch screen with a map. I like ...

Hiding in the Woods

What’s out there waiting for us?

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019  |  Mike Paulus, illustrated by Shannon Sorenson

There are a good many things hidden out in the woods of Wiscosnin. Old things. The things we’ve forgotten. The things we’ve stopped caring about. But new things, too. The things we keep private ...

Talking Smack With Facts

sports evolve over time, maybe team records should too

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019  |  Luc Anthony

Talking sports smack is not always an equal proposition. Consider the plight of yours truly, a Vikings fan and Wisconsin native: any attempt to highlight why the Vikes may be, in some way, superior to the Packers can immediately be met with this stat: thirteen championships to zero ...

A Community Like No Other

Eau Claire soccer enthusiasts are welcoming to residents and transplants alike

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019  |  Josh Ranft

In mid-January, I officially became a resident of Eau Claire. For the first time in 25 years, my whole life to date, I left Milwaukee. It was time for a change ...

Putting the Fun in Fundraiser

Festival in the Pines offers activities for everyone

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019  |  Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The 37th annual Festival in the Pines will take place in Carson Park on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 24-25. The festival is back for another year of food, and fun, including craft booths featuring unique handmade items ...

Local Kwik Trips Explore Delivery via Eatstreet

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019  |  Lauren Fisher

Not too long ago, I lived mere steps away from the Madison St. Kwik Trip. Those were the days; on a whim I could take the spare change from my couch cushions with me for a quick midnight trek and procure a half-dozen ...

Say Cheese for Cheesesteak

Chippewa Valley Cheesesteak rolls onto the food truck scene

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019  |  Rebecca Mennecke

Nothing says ‘Wisconsin’ quite like cheese, and nothing says ‘Food Truck Friday’ quite like the Chippewa Valley Cheesesteak, which will be grilling up good eats at Food Truck Friday with their ...

Gallery Show Explores Natural Beauty of Stones

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019  |  Lauren Fisher

Alicia Hash has been hooked on rocks since she was a kid. It’s in part because of her father, who she refers to as a “rock hound.” He taught her how to see the beauty in stones, which have become the inspiration ...

5 Famous Blugolds

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019  |  Tom Giffey

No, for the last time, the super-enthusiastic white-haired guy in the old Menards TV spots wasn’t John Menard ...

On the Cover | Aug. 21, 2019

learn more about Volume One's cover art from Grace Pedersen

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019

“This piece was made to reflect the nostalgia of growing up in rural Wisconsin. The character in this piece is inspired by my husband, who was the little boy that spent his long summer days out in the woods chasing squirrels and building forts ..."

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