Anna Semanko

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Thu. Sep. 6th, 2012

A Rough Year

Kinzy Janssen, Anna Semanko, photos by Andrea Paulseth

this year’s harvest was tough for many farmers

Tue. Aug. 21st, 2012

IFC Picks up Dahmer Movie

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Wisconsin is known for many things – beer, dairy, cheese curds… and serial killers. Eau Claire native Andrew Swant, along with Joe Riepenhoff and producer Chris James Thompson, has written a documentary showcasing Milwaukee’s most infamous ...

Tue. Aug. 21st, 2012

Bloomer Artist Keeps Lacemaking Alive

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In early August, Lacemakers from throughout North America gathered at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown St. Paul, MN to teach their craft and show off their work at the 59th annual International Old Lacemakers, Inc. Convention. Among them was ...

Tue. Aug. 7th, 2012

How to Make a Cheesemaker

Anna Semanko, photos by Andrea Paulseth

the controversy surrounding licensing for cheesemakers

Tue. Aug. 7th, 2012

Huge Hip-hop

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Ludacris collaborator headed to House of Rock

Tue. Jul. 24th, 2012

New Plastic Theatre

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Twin Cities theatre troupe stuffed with locals

Tue. Jul. 10th, 2012

Reunion

Anna Semanko, photos by Nick Meyer

three local artists unite for one final show

Wed. Jun. 27th, 2012

Making Furry Friends

Anna Semanko, photos by Andrea Paulseth

ways to support the Eau Claire City Humane Society

Tue. Jun. 12th, 2012

A Symphony of Flowers

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Chippewa Valley Symphony takes you back to the gardens

Tue. Jun. 12th, 2012

Harvest Some Farm Fun

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Farm Artisan and Fiber Festival comes to Whitehall

Tue. Jun. 12th, 2012

Exploring Delish Cuisine

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It’s not a challenge to find a place to grab a bite to eat on Hastings Way. But how about finding a place where you have a choice between a gyro, a salad, pizza, chicken wings, or fish? Well, we’ve found it! This appetizing smorgasbord that has ...

Tue. Jun. 12th, 2012

On the Lake

Anna Semanko, photos by Andrea Paulseth

new book from Menomonie poet Warren Lang

Thu. May. 31st, 2012

Downtown Eau Claire Wants to Give You Money

Anna Semanko, photos by Andrea Paulseth

When you’re wandering in downtown, what is your destination? Maybe you’re grocery shopping at Just Local Food, getting a massage at Body Focus or perhaps you’re more likely to be caught chowing down on a sandwich ...

Mon. Mar. 5th, 2012

Conveyer

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faith-based metal band to unveil debut LP

Wed. Feb. 22nd, 2012

Where Books, Music, and Dancing Collide

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Music, dance and reading … what do these things have in common? Maybe not much, but local families will get the chance to put them together on Saturday, March 10. As part of Jazz Fest, the Jump, Jive, and Read program gives kids ...

Mon. Feb. 20th, 2012

Back to the Box

Anna Semanko, photos by Leah Dunbar

quirky resale shop re-opens in downtown Menomonie

Thu. Dec. 22nd, 2011

Japanese "Snow Battles" Spread to U.S.

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Growing up in Wisconsin, I’ve found myself in many snowball-slinging situations. Little did I know that in Alaska (and accross the globe), many grown adults are engaging in the same activity – only they’re calling it “yukigassen.” Originating at ...

Wed. Dec. 21st, 2011

Local Conservation Group Raising Awareness

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Let’s face it: Eau Claire is beautiful. And there’s one non-profit group working to keep it that way and help it live up to it’s Clear Water name – River Country Resource Conservation and Development Council (RC&D). The group was previously ...

Mon. Oct. 24th, 2011

Going Long(Board)

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group of Menomonites challenge longboarding ordinance

Thu. Sep. 15th, 2011

Parkside Pie & Ice Cream

Anna Semanko, photos by Andrea Paulseth

a sweet new addition to Phoenix Park eateries

Thu. Jun. 9th, 2011

Glimpse | Local Parks: Beyond Playgrounds

Anna Semanko, photos by Andrea Paulseth

As the summer rolls in, the many parks of Eau Claire fill up. With accouterments and niceties continually added, these parks are also filling out. So who’s the masked figure behind these creations?