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Fri. Jun. 13th, 2014

So Long, Suckers: what to do about wisco bugs

by V1 Staff

Getting outside for exercise or recreation this time of year can put you in touch with Mother Nature’s most bountiful gifts to Wisconsin: Bright summer sunshine. Lush forest pathways. Enormous bloodthirsty mosquitoes. Notice we ...

Fri. Jun. 13th, 2014

Local Tips for Buying Your New Bike

by V1 Staff

Now that the summer season has hit the Chippewa Valley, it’s time again for riders to take to their bikes and hit the trails! Volume One asked some local bike shops what they would recommend for young adults looking to get some fitness in now ...

Fri. Jun. 13th, 2014

Alone Together: Some Runners Find Strength in Numbers

by V1 Staff

Running can be a solitary sport. You don’t need teammates or coaches. You don’t need opponents. Other than shoes – and, these days, probably an iPod – you don’t need gear. All you need is the willingness to pound your feet on the pavement ...

Tue. Jun. 10th, 2014

Still Time to Join Shared Garden

by V1 Staff

Lacking space for a garden at your home or just worried that your thumb isn’t green enough to sustain one by yourself? Community gardens are designed for people just like you. While all the individual rental plots at the Forest Street Community ...

The Daily Shakedown

Sun. Jun. 8th, 2014

Sunday Event Picks (June 8)

by V1 Staff

From early in the morning and into the night – a lot of fine quality events occurring on Sunday. Wanna know what they are? Of course you do.

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Jun. 2nd, 2014

June 5: Sounds Like Summer Concerts Begin!

by V1 Staff

For the ninth summer in a row, Phoenix Park in downtown Eau Claire will be packed with well over 1,000 people every Thursday night from 6:30-8:30pm for Volume One’s Sounds Like Summer Concert Series. Kicking off June 5, the series ...

The Daily Shakedown

Sun. Jun. 1st, 2014

Sunday Event Picks (June 1)

by V1 Staff

From early in the morning and into the night – a lot of fine quality events occurring on Sunday. Wanna know what they are? Of course you do.

The Daily Shakedown

Thu. May. 29th, 2014

JAMF calls on local artists to fill their halls

by V1 Staff

JAMF Software is a company that’s stayed pretty close to home, despite having around 300 employees spread across the globe. The tech start-up was a major donor to The Confluence Project, supports the city-wide clean up every year, sponsored ...

The Daily Shakedown

Sun. May. 25th, 2014

Sunday Event Picks (May 25)

by V1 Staff

From early in the morning and into the night – a lot of fine quality events occurring on Sunday. Wanna know what they are? Of course you do.

Mon. May. 19th, 2014

Towering Gardens

by V1 Staff

We in Eau Claire love our fresh, homegrown, local food. Our awesome farmer’s markets are always bustling with vendors and buyers of delicious produce. But, we do live in Wisconsin and, as such, are prone to insanely long winters …

The Daily Shakedown

Sun. May. 18th, 2014

Sunday Event Picks (May 18)

by V1 Staff

From early in the morning and into the night – a lot of fine quality events occurring on Sunday. Wanna know what they are? Of course you do.

Fri. May. 16th, 2014

Newly Opened Pete's Wants To Lift Your Spirits

by V1 Staff

The former Whiskeys Grill and Bar in Altoona, which closed Jan. 25, has been remodeled and re-opened as an establishment designed to be more family-friendly: Pete’s Restaurant & Spirits, 943 Harlem St. Proprietor Pete Hebert hopes to change ...

Fri. May. 16th, 2014

Get Ready to Bug Out

by V1 Staff

The restaurant at 1920 South Hastings Way has a new name, a new attitude, and a new winking mascot – but don’t worry, they still serve pizza. Bug Eyed Betty’s Half Moon Saloon recently opened in the building that was previously ...

Fri. May. 16th, 2014

Bremer Banks on Bigger Branch

by V1 Staff

Bremer Bank, a fairly recent addition to the Chippewa Valley’s financial scene, has announced plans to build a new bank at the southeast corner of Oakwood Hills Parkway and Damon Street on Eau Claire’s south side. The St. Paul-based bank ...

The Daily Shakedown

Thu. May. 15th, 2014

Coming Soon: Sounds Like Summer Concert Series

by V1 Staff

For the eighth summer in a row, Phoenix Park will be packed with well over 1,000 people every Thursday night from 6:30-8:30pm for Volume One’s Sounds Like Summer Concert Series. Kicking off June 5, the series will be as robust as last ...

The Daily Shakedown

Wed. May. 14th, 2014

PHOTO: Salvage crew rips into Kline Building

by V1 Staff

Today (Thursday, May 14) - the current owner of 6 S. Barstow in downtown Eau Claire (the Kline Building) has a salvage crew preserving hunks and chunks of the structure, which involved opening gaping holes in the floor, ceiling, and roof ...

The Daily Shakedown

Sun. May. 11th, 2014

Sunday Event Picks (May 11)

by V1 Staff

From early in the morning and into the night – a lot of fine quality events occurring on Sunday. Wanna know what they are? Of course you do.

The Daily Shakedown

Sun. May. 4th, 2014

Sunday Event Picks (May 4)

by V1 Staff

From early in the morning and into the night – a lot of fine quality events occurring on Sunday. Wanna know what they are? Of course you do.

The Daily Shakedown

Sat. May. 3rd, 2014

Saturday Event Picks (May 3)

by V1 Staff

From early in the morning and into the night – a lot of fine quality events occurring on Saturday. Wanna know what they are? Of course you do.

Mon. Apr. 7th, 2014

Picture of Success

by V1 Staff

Eau Claire photographer Molly Marie's business is pictures

Mon. Apr. 7th, 2014

Making the Leap

by V1 Staff

Does the Chippewa Valley offer the right climate for entrepreneurs?

Thu. Apr. 3rd, 2014

Oxbow Music Fest Postponed

by V1 Staff

You may remember reading last fall about the possibility of a two-day music festival to take place next September in Carson Park. The Oxbow Music & Arts Festival, proposed by Wisconsin native (and Austin, Texas, music promoter) Nick Barbian ...

Thu. Apr. 3rd, 2014

Werthmann Gets Earthy Honor

by V1 Staff

Earth Day is just a few weeks away, so it’s an appropriate time to honor one of the Chippewa Valley’s most recognizable environmentalists. Eau Claire City Councilman Andrew Werthmann will receive the annual Earthgreen Award – which honors ...

Thu. Apr. 3rd, 2014

CONFLUENCE WINS BIG

by Tom Giffey, photos by V1 Staff

city voters reject a second referendum; county voters OK contribution to project