Barbara Arnold


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. Jul. 31st, 2013

Mexico on London

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

new London Road eatery serves up authentic fare

Wed. Jul. 17th, 2013

Easier to Be Green

Barbara Arnold, photos by Nick Meyer

Sustainable Future Fest offers an earthy education

Tue. Jul. 2nd, 2013

The Lads Go Live

Barbara Arnold

Eau Claire’s own traditional Irish music entertainment franchise,The Shillelagh Lads, has released its first CD, “Live!” Recorded live at Houligans Steak and Seafood Pub in Eau Claire, where the Lads are its official house band, the CD instantly ...

Wed. Jun. 19th, 2013

Send Your Kids on a Trip Through Time

Barbara Arnold

Future History Detectives can hone their craft this summer by taking part in one of two six-week classes for kids at the Chippewa Valley Museum. “Time Travelers,” a program for children ages 6 to 12 ...

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2013

Get Your Garden On

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Wondering what’s going on at the Forest Street Community Gardens? Head down to the river bank north of Phoenix Park and the Downtown Farmers Market for ...

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Jun. 3rd, 2013

UWEC offers summer cinema under the stars

Barbara Arnold

If you are a fan of the Gemini Drive-in Movie Theater or were an aficionado of Volume One’s dearly departed Back Alley Summer Cinema Series, you’ll want to catch the free flicks and popcorn at the new Outdoor Summer Films series ...

Thu. May. 23rd, 2013

Going for Gold

Barbara Arnold

There’s gold in them thar hills” – and rivers and streams. Learn how to pan for gold at the Prospecting for Gold class Saturday, June 1, from 9:30 to 11:30am at the Wise Nature Center of the Beaver Creek Reserve near Fall Creek. Mike Wiersma ...

Wed. Apr. 10th, 2013

Eating at the Farm

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

new airport restaurant goes for Dairyland vibe

Wed. Apr. 10th, 2013

Tied to the Code

Barbara Arnold, photos by Josh Smeltzer

from kindergartners to college students, learning computer programming can boost creativity

Tue. Mar. 26th, 2013

Eau Claire Want Cookie Dough Factory! Om Nom Nom Nom!

Barbara Arnold

Calling all Cookie Monsters! Clubs Choice Fundraising ­– whose goodies and gifts are sold by schools and other nonprofit groups as fundraisers – is opening a cookie dough factory in a 13,000 square-foot building leased from Huntsinger Farms south of Eau Claire on Highway 37.