Barbara Arnold

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Barbara Arnold, a writer in Eau Claire, is a “cool aunt” who will take care of your kids for a date night and deliver them back on a sugar high. She has served as a coach and mentor to hundreds of young people.

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Wed. Jun. 24th, 2015

Doggone Better

Barbara Arnold

the canine components of Mayo’s Paws Force help stressed patients, family members, and caregivers

Wed. Jun. 24th, 2015

Guest Conductors to Lead Chamber Orchestra

Barbara Arnold

Drumroll please! The Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra has selected three guest baton-wielders for its 2015-16 concert season as long-time conductor and music director Ivar Lunde Jr. transitions into retirement. Lunde will continue as musical director for the coming season. He will conduct half of ECCO’s opening concert “Just Beethoven” on ...

Thu. Jun. 11th, 2015

World Class Lifters

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Eau Claire has some impressive female powerlifters, including a 17-year-old junior at North High

Wed. Jun. 10th, 2015

A Gift of Art for the Formerly Homeless

Barbara Arnold, photos by Megan Johnson

The Sojourner House, a homeless shelter owned and operated by Catholic Charities, and the Eau Claire Regional Art Center (ECRAC), have formed a unique partnership that is bringing art from ECRAC’s “Wine & Whimsy” and “Coffee & Canvas” workshops to newly housed individuals ...

Thu. May. 14th, 2015

The Artistic Harvest

by Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

family farm history inspires mixed-media work

Mon. Apr. 13th, 2015

Swan Song (of Sorts) for Chamber Conductor

Barbara Arnold

The Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra, led by conductor and music director Ivar Lunde, will wrap up its final concert of the 2014-15 season with “Two B’s and Two H’s” on Saturday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 202 W. Grand Ave ...

Mon. Apr. 13th, 2015

Financial Fitness

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Junior Achievement has helped Chippewa Valley kids gain money smarts for 25 years

Tue. Mar. 31st, 2015

Fleet Female Feet

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Girls on the Run fosters confidence, athleticism

Tue. Mar. 31st, 2015

You Can Take It to the Bank

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

gift from former boss inspires locally themed historic tale

Tue. Mar. 31st, 2015

Familial Verses

Barbara Arnold, illustrated by Andrea Paulseth

Garland’s poetry discussion series explores family life

Tue. Mar. 17th, 2015

It's The Big One

Barbara Arnold

Wisconsin Sport Show showcases outdoor know-how

Tue. Mar. 3rd, 2015

Mindful on Campus

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counseling at UWEC includes meditation workshops and sessions

Tue. Mar. 3rd, 2015

Gettin' Scrappy

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scrapbookers, stampers stampede to annual expo

Tue. Mar. 3rd, 2015

Classical Passion

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EC Chamber Orchestra explores Grieg, Sibelius

Tue. Feb. 17th, 2015

Chromebooks, iPads and Smart Boards, Oh My!

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Thanks to a $20,000 donation from Royal Credit Union and some community grants, the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley has two new classrooms along with new technology to help its members study and learn in its after-school ...

Tue. Feb. 3rd, 2015

Read, Write, Love

Barbara Arnold

17 romance writers plan V-Day gathering

Thu. Jan. 8th, 2015

Make Sure the Little Ones Like to Move It, Move It

Barbara Arnold

Come shake the sillies out at the Wellness ROCKS Music and Movement class from 9:30-10am on Fridays, Jan. 9 through March 13, at the Menomonie Public Library, 600 Wolske Bay Road. Sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Cedar and geared ...

Wed. Jan. 7th, 2015

Drinking in the Laughs

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

CVTG comedy takes nostalgic look at 1950s

Tue. Dec. 23rd, 2014

Learning to Fly

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

from the Great Depression to the 21st Century, the Flying Eagles Ski Club has been launching dreams for Chippewa Valley kids

Thu. Dec. 11th, 2014

Anna Covers Elsa

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Chi-Hi grad to perform Frozen hits with symphony

Tue. Nov. 25th, 2014

Beads of Brousseau

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Twin Cities beadwork artist endures life’s trials with art

Thu. Nov. 13th, 2014

Words Out of War

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

EC writer uses knowledge of Mideast to pen thriller

Fri. Oct. 31st, 2014

International Fabrics

Barbara Arnold

annual campus culture fair celebrates the world’s cloth

Fri. Oct. 17th, 2014

Symphony Seeks Posters Designed by Students

Barbara Arnold

What do you see when you listen to music? If you’re a student in kindergarten through 12th grade in the Chippewa Valley, you can share you vision and help promote the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra! K-12 students ...

Wed. Sep. 17th, 2014

Meandering through Fall Colors and Art Spaces

Barbara Arnold

What’s not to like about the leaves changing colors on trees combined with visiting colors of a different sort at art galleries and studios? The gallery owners and studio artists of Northwest Wisconsin are hosting their 5th annual ...

Wed. Sep. 17th, 2014

Confluence of Sound

Barbara Arnold

chamber orchestra starts season with profusion of soloists

Wed. Sep. 17th, 2014

Use Your Imagination

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REiMAGINE breaths new life into vintage objects

Thu. Sep. 4th, 2014

Opening a New Chapter

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

community collaboration brings library to Elk Mound

Tue. Aug. 19th, 2014

Rooftop Sounds

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rooftop concert will raise funds for public school music

Tue. Aug. 5th, 2014

Sacred Heart Hospital Celebrates 125th with Submitted Art

Barbara Arnold

Calling all creative peeps. Sacred Heart Hospital is having an art contest for the hospital’s 125th anniversary. The theme: Faith, Hope, Light, and Joy, based on the Prayer of St. Francis, the hospital’s founding order.

Tue. Jul. 22nd, 2014

Grilling and Greening

Barbara Arnold

new Community TV shows highlight meat, gardening

Tue. Jul. 8th, 2014

Setting the Tone

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World Flute Society gathering returns to Eau Claire

Tue. Jun. 24th, 2014

The Rail Thing

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Carson Park’s mini-train an intergenerational treat

Tue. Jun. 10th, 2014

Wine with a Side of Batik

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

What do a rooster, a Holstein cow, and elephants have in common? They are just some of the subjects of 16 batiks done by Chippewa Falls artist Sandra Churness on display through June 30 at From the Vine Wine Room, 2526 Golf Road, Eau Claire ...

Tue. May. 27th, 2014

Stay Safe Out There

Barbara Arnold

Mayo-sponsored kids’ camp focused on safety

Fri. May. 16th, 2014

A Youthful Tribute

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symphony concert features Perry, honors veterans

Thu. May. 1st, 2014

Voyageur Visions

Barbara Arnold

CF living history event brings back fur trading days

Wed. Apr. 16th, 2014

A River Adventure for Kids

Barbara Arnold

Calling all Indiana Jones enthusiasts and Dora the Explorers ages 8 to 16 for the annual Chippewa River Adventure Camp on Saturday, April 26, from 8:30am to 4pm at Round Hill near Durand. “I love the outdoors,” says Sam Worple ...

Fri. Apr. 4th, 2014

City Poet Laureate Hosts Lit Events

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

City of Eau Claire Poet Laureate Bruce Taylor, now in his second term, is hosting ongoing events for poets and writers, readers, and listeners. Writers Read occurs at 7pm the second Tuesday of each month ...

Thu. Mar. 20th, 2014

The Cuddle Season

Barbara Arnold, photos by Nick Meyer

Govin’s Farm to host annual lamb and chick extravaganza