4 Health Tips for Music Fest Season

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2019  |  photos by Luong Huynh

Attending local or regional music festivals is an annual tradition for many people and can be a fun time to reconnect with friends while enjoying great music. I have staffed many first aid tents at music festivals ...

5 Common Running Mistakes

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2019  |  Adam Condit

You’re all fired up and ready to run! In fact, you might have a longer term goal you’re working towards and want to make this year your fittest year yet! Motivation is at an all-time high and you have daydreams ...

Well-Placed for Well-Being

yoga studio owner branches out with new fitness business

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2019  |  Caitlin Boyle, photos by Alexandra Mae

Later this month, something brand-new is opening in the Haymarket Plaza that will target peoples’ well-being, both physically and mentally. The Well, 40 S. Barstow St., is a fitness center that will offer classes ...

In Tune With Body & Soul

newly expanded Tuning Tree offers a range of healing arts

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2019  |  photos by Jenna Larsen

Eau Claire husband-and-wife duo Anthony and Katie McMorran share a passion: the health and overall wellness of others. They own the newly expanded Tuning Tree Healing Services, located in the heart ...

PHOTO FEATURE: 24 hours. Six photographers. One day of life in the Chippewa Valley.

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2019  |  photos by Andrea Paulseth, Branden Nall, Luong Huynh, Taylor Smith, Timothy Mather, Lee Butterworth

On Friday, May 31, we sent a team of photographers out into the many nooks and crannies of the Chippewa Valley to document one full day – from midnight to midnight – with help from our friends at CoLab. Through snapshots of local life, we hope this feature communicates the people and places of this area ...

In Appreciation of Bob Ross

Mon. Jun. 10th, 2019  |  Yvette Flaten

He is painting that same mountain again. // You know it. It looks like the Matterhorn // but is probably really in the Canadian Rockies. // Bogus, Bob, I think, considering I place his accent ...

How Wisconsin "Lost" Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Mon. Jun. 10th, 2019  |  James Johonnott

It's (kind of) common knowledge in Wisconsin that what is now Michigan's upper peninsula was once part of America's dairyland, and was somehow ceded our eastern neighbors. But just like most common knowledge, this isn't quite as true ...

'Ready, Set, Read!' at the Library This Summer

Wed. Jun. 5th, 2019  |  Haley Wright

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library is ready to kick off its summer library program, which runs from June 1 through Aug. 15 and allows children aged birth-18 to enjoy reading and being read to for prizes ...

The Taste of Learning

CVTC culinary program plans regular lunch service next spring

Wed. Jun. 5th, 2019  |  Lauren Fisher

The Culinary Management Program at Chippewa Valley Technical College will spend the next two semesters preparing students for the ultimate test of knowledge and skill. In the spring of 2020 ...

Get Out, Get Some Fresh Art

Tour the countryside, tour the art of Wisconsin

Wed. Jun. 5th, 2019  |  Lea Kopke

Begin your summer by participating in the 21st annual Fresh Art Tour, a self-guided road trip that takes you through the home studios and galleries of the Chippewa Valley and Lake Pepin area ...


remembering how I used to roll

Mon. Jun. 3rd, 2019  |  Mike Paulus, illustrated by Michelle Roberts

Yes, I have read the famous poem about the red wheelbarrow. And the rain water. And the chickens. And how so much depends upon ...

Not Literally – Figuratively

library summer art show begins June 10

Fri. May. 31st, 2019  |  Rebecca Mennecke

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library isn’t taking things too literally with its upcoming summer art show, “Figuratively Speaking,” which runs from June 10 until Aug. 28. “While we expect some artists will find inspiration ...