Photo Feature: Grave Matters

an intimate look at Chippewa Valley cemeteries

Tue. Oct. 29th, 2019  |  Mike Paulus, photos by Tina Ecker

So many different worlds are fenced into a graveyard, rooted deep into the earth, surrounded by our cities and towns, tucked between our fields and ...

10 Chippewa Valley Haunts

paranormal investigator Chad Lewis shares some of the Chippewa Valley’s most chilling legends

Mon. Oct. 28th, 2019  |  V1 Staff

Chad Lewis has been exploring claims of the paranormal across the Chippewa Valley, the Upper Midwest, and beyond for the better part of two decades. Lewis, the author of numerous books about the unexplained, offers some of the most unsettling ...

5 Fearful Wisconsin Creatures that Will Keep You Up at Night

paranormal investigator Chad Lewis details the eerie beings that stalk our state

Fri. Oct. 25th, 2019  |  Chad Lewis

With Halloween fast approaching, many believe that the veil between worlds gets thinner and thinner, allowing us to see a glimpse of the other side. Of course that also means the other side can grab a look at us, too! Here are a few of my favorite Wisconsin monsters to watch out for this Halloween season.

Ghosts From the Past

check out these eerie old images of Chippewa Valley kids celebrating the spooky season

Wed. Oct. 16th, 2019  |  Photos by Chippewa Valley Museum , by Tom Giffey

Sure, you won’t find a Transformer or Pokemon in the bunch, but many of the Halloween costumes in these photos from the early- and mid-20th century look surprisingly ...

The Darkest Holiday

Halloween is the best and that’s that

Wed. Oct. 16th, 2019  |  Mike Paulus

Pale dead weeds flank the wrought iron gate. Dark, dirty windows gape at you from the rickety walls. The roof has many angles and lots of little places to hide. The house stands three stories ...

Write Off the Page

Chippewa Valley Book Festival makes reading a social affair with 20 author events

Wed. Oct. 16th, 2019  |  Tom Giffey

Reading is typically a solitary act. True, a reader can commune with the mind of a writer via the printed page, but it’s a one-way process. So for readers, meeting authors – hearing directly ...

Altoona Mayor Called Champion of the Arts

Wed. Oct. 16th, 2019  |  V1 Staff

Altoona Mayor Brendan Pratt will receive a statewide award for arts advocacy later this month. Pratt, who was elected mayor in 2016, will be honored with an Arts in the Community Award by Arts Wisconsin ...

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