Quick Survey: City Needs Input on Public Market Plan

Tue. Apr. 5th, 2016

by Tom Giffey

What do you find when you stir fry Eau Claire’s beloved downtown farmers market, the mushrooming local food movement, and downtown redevelopment? Maybe, just maybe, you get a permanent indoor public market ...

TODAY! VOTE!

Tue. Apr. 5th, 2016

by V1 Staff

Wisconsin’s spring elections will be Tuesday, April 5. Polls are open between 7am and 8pm.

Mon. Apr. 4th, 2016

Bernie Sanders in Eau Claire

Bernie Sanders's full speech at UWEC's Zorn Arena in Eau Claire on Saturday, April 2, ahead of Wisconsin's 2016 presidential primaries.

Mon. Apr. 4th, 2016

Donald Trump in Eau Claire

Donald Trump's full speech at Memorial High School in Eau Claire on Saturday, April 2, ahead of Wisconsin's 2016 presidential primaries.

Mon. Apr. 4th, 2016

Hillary Clinton in Eau Claire

Hillary Clinton's full speech at the Lismore Hotel in Eau Claire on Saturday, April 2, ahead of Wisconsin's 2016 presidential primaries.

Mon. Apr. 4th, 2016

Ted Cruz in Eau Claire

A small part of Ted Cruz's speech at Florian Gardens in Eau Claire on Sunday, April 3, ahead of Wisconsin's 2016 presidential primaries.

VOTE NOW: Pick Our Next Local Legends Tee

Mon. Apr. 4th, 2016

by Local Store Shopkeep

Get ready, because we're launching another Local Legends tee this Spring and once again, YOU get to choose the design! This new collection of contenders includes the top vote-getters that didn't make last year's cut, plus...

Nano Days 2016

photos by Andrea Paulseth

26photos »

NanoDays 2016—the biggest event for the smallest science—is a nationwide festival of “edu-taining”programs about nanoscale science and engineering.

Thu. Mar. 31st, 2016

The Oxbow Hotel - Eau Claire, WI

A short and basic rendering tour from the exterior and interior of the forthcoming Oxbow Hotel, opening summer 2016 in Eau Claire, WI. Renderings by Shelter Architecture and SDS Architects. Local music by Happy Apple. For more information visit www.theoxbowhotel.com

Thu. Mar. 31st, 2016

Jason Isbell – "Cover Me Up" at The State Theatre

Video uploaded by YouTuber Jeremiah Gardner, who writes, "Jason and the 400 Unit earned a standing ovation for this stirring performance at the State Theatre, also known as the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, in Eau Claire, Wis. Shot with iPhone from the second row – 11.13.15."

5 Great Costumed Groups in Local Pillow Fight History

Thu. Mar. 31st, 2016

by V1 Staff

Volume One's annual April Fool's Day Pillow Fight may now be nothing more than memories (as our last one was in 2012), but we can still look back over the fluffy attacks. Here are some of the greatest group costumes from over the years.

UW-Stout's Game Design Program Levels Up

Wed. Mar. 30th, 2016

by Brian Sheridan

UW-Stout’s game design and development program has been recognized on a national scale for the fourth year in a row, and it's been named by Princeton Review to be one of the best in North America ...

Local Beer & Bar Trivia - 2016 Edition

Tue. Mar. 29th, 2016

by Tom Giffey, photos by Lee Butterworth

tap into your memory to see if you can answer what we brewed up

1. This downtown Eau Claire tavern has more taps than any other bar in the Chippewa Valley ...

Brace Yourself for an Eatery Explosion

Tue. Mar. 29th, 2016

by Tom Giffey

a profusion of new restaurants emphasize theme of eating local

The restaurant business is a volatile one, with eateries coming and going constantly. As diners, we celebrate old favorites, mourn lost standbys, and flock to newly opened places that may eventually become old favorites ...