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Thu. Oct. 30th, 2014

Development Plans Sought for Downtown Sites

by V1 Staff

The Eau Claire Redevelopment Authority is looking for developers who’ve got good ideas for the future of the former post office and a nearby parking lot on North Barstow Street. The RDA, which owns the two downtown parcels, recently ...

The Daily Shakedown

Sun. Oct. 26th, 2014

Sunday Event Picks (Oct. 26)

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. Oct. 20th, 2014

10 Real Chippewa Valley Haunts

by V1 Staff

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

The Daily Shakedown

Sun. Oct. 19th, 2014

Sunday Event Picks (Oct. 19)

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.

Thu. Oct. 16th, 2014

Ice Age Trail Expands in Chippewa County

by V1 Staff

Wisconsin’s 1,200-mile hiking marvel, the Ice Age Trail, just got a little longer, thanks to hard-working volunteers. Last month, 149 volunteers put in more than 3,700 hours of labor to build 1.5 miles of new trail in Chippewa County ...

Thu. Oct. 16th, 2014

UWEC Alum Joins Cast of "Homeland" in New Season

by V1 Staff

Laila Robins, a 1981 graduate of UW-Eau Claire, will join the likes of Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin and Rupert Friend as she is cast in the upcoming season of Homeland, an Emmy-nominated series on Showtime. She will play ...

Thu. Oct. 16th, 2014

CVTC Gets $20M to Boost Health Training Statewide

by V1 Staff

Chippewa Valley Technical College has always had a strong health care program. Now it’s about to get stronger: CVTC will receive $20 million in federal grants to help it and the rest of the state’s tech schools boost health care education ...

Wed. Oct. 15th, 2014

Oakleaf Hospital Officially Opens Doors in Altoona

by V1 Staff

OakLeaf Surgical Hospital has officially relocated to a brand-spankin’-new 108,000-square-foot hospital just off U.S. 53 in Altoona’s River Prairie Development. The physician-owned hospital moved from its original location near ...

The Daily Shakedown

Sun. Oct. 12th, 2014

Sunday Event Picks (Oct. 12)

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

Wed. Oct. 1st, 2014

2014 Best of the Chippewa Valley: The results!

by V1 Staff

For the last eight years, we’ve turned to our readers – you guys – to chime in and speak up about your favorite places to eat, favorite bands in the area, favorite secret spots, favorite dishes at favorite restaurants in our ...

Wed. Sep. 17th, 2014

YMCA, UWEC to Spot Each Other on Rec Complex

by V1 Staff

In a few years, members of the Eau Claire YMCA could be sweating alongside UW-Eau Claire students and staff in a new shared activity center. The Y’s board of directors voted recently to pursue an agreement with the university to partner on a new ...

Wed. Sep. 3rd, 2014

Sustainable Future Festival

by V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

annual environmental gathering has new location, focus

Tue. Aug. 19th, 2014

Mascot v. Mascot

by V1 Staff

They’re both blue, made of fuzzy foam, and have the job of boosting school spirit. But which Chippewa Valley university mascot would win in a fight?

Tue. Aug. 5th, 2014

Chippewa Valley Sampler Pack

by V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

five smaller, close-to-home breweries serving suds to Wisconsinites

Tue. Aug. 5th, 2014

What Does the World Think?

by V1 Staff

we took to BeerAdvocate.com to find out how our local brews are viewed internationally

Tue. Aug. 5th, 2014

Suds & Slices

by V1 Staff

books about Wisconsin beer and cheese found in Volume One’s Local Store

Tue. Aug. 5th, 2014

A Sustainable Show

by V1 Staff

Local food and music are converging into a debut benefit for the UW-Eau Claire Foodlums, a group devoted to local foods and sustainable agriculture education.

Tue. Aug. 5th, 2014

The Art's All Over

by V1 Staff

uncommon galleries around the Chippewa Valley

The Daily Shakedown

Sun. Jul. 27th, 2014

Sunday Event Picks (July 27)

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.

Tue. Jul. 22nd, 2014

Local Group Lobbys in Washington

by V1 Staff

The Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a national organization aimed to encourage lawmakers to take the environment into account with their legislation. Recently, a number of Wisconsin chapters have popped up, including one here in Eau Claire.

Tue. Jul. 22nd, 2014

Mayo Eau Claire Wins Eco Award

by V1 Staff

Mayo Clinic Health System is one of the biggest institutions in Eau Claire, and it produces some of the biggest – and most impressive – recycling figures as well.

Tue. Jul. 22nd, 2014

Popularity Dooms Yard Waste Site

by V1 Staff

Eau Claire County’s pilot program offering free disposal of yard waste has been popular – we mean really popular. Too popular, in fact.

The Daily Shakedown

Sun. Jul. 20th, 2014

Sunday Event Picks (July 20)

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.