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Thu. Apr. 18th, 2019

DAVIS DOGS: New York dogs hit Eau Claire

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After getting laid off from a job in construction, Jim Davis did what any reasonable New York native would: He built and opened up his own hot dog truck in 2013. Davis Dogs currently serves up 16 different styles of hot dogs, ranging from a reuben dog to a mac and cheese dog ...

Thu. Apr. 4th, 2019

Downtown Crowns

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The District, SHIFT, Pablo among 2019’s Downtowny winners

Thu. Mar. 21st, 2019

Meet the Candidates 2019

Tom Giffey, photos by V1 Staff

a rundown of Eau Claire City Council contenders

Thu. Mar. 7th, 2019

Principles & Principals: Learning Strength by Parenting

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Ashley Peggs began teaching second grade at Robbins Elementary after graduating from UW-Eau Claire, and loved her work. But when her first daughter was born premature, she took the rest of the year off to stay home with the child.

Thu. Mar. 7th, 2019

Craft Time: Volcano Egg Painting

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There’s just something about the reaction between baking soda and vinegar that can keep kids entertained for hours.

Wed. Mar. 6th, 2019

6 Bits of Downtown Data

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a glance at the numbers and figures that define Eau Claire’s urban core

Mon. Feb. 25th, 2019

Cast Your Vote on the Best of Downtown Eau Claire

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Do you have opinions about the best businesses, events, and new developments in downtown Eau Claire? Make your voice heard by voting in the 11th Annual Downtown Eau Claire Awards ...

Mon. Feb. 25th, 2019

Let There Be (More) Light in Randall Park Neighborhood

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An Eau Claire neighborhood heavily populated by college students now has extra street lighting. The UW-Eau Claire Student Senate, which had advocated for more street lights in the Historic Randall Park Neighborhood ...

Mon. Feb. 25th, 2019

Hall Renamed to Honor Late UWEC Professor, Administrator

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UW-Eau Claire’s Old Library has a new name: Vicki Lord Larson Hall. The university announced Jan. 31 that the building, which houses a variety of student services, would be named for Lord Larson ...

Thu. Feb. 21st, 2019

Slow to Start?

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Wisconsin ranks low in nationwide index of entrepreneurship

Thu. Jan. 10th, 2019

Looking Ahead 2019 - More Beers, More Cheers

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Get ready for big year in beer. With the grand opening of Brewery Nønic on Jan. 19, Menomonie will sport two new taprooms as we head into 2019 ...

Wed. Jan. 9th, 2019

Healthful Thoughts From Our Contributors

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By now you may have resolved to eat less, exercise more, lose weight, gain weight, eat clean, go vegan, or sign up for Dry January…ad infinitum. What’s worked for me is to start with a visit to my doctor’s office ...

Thu. Dec. 27th, 2018

Night Time Is the Right Time

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

chilly fun comes to Pinehurst Park on Thursdays this January and February

The Daily Shakedown

Thu. Dec. 27th, 2018

Take the Quiz: Year in Review 2018

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We do a Year In Review feature every year, and it's time to be tested by our editors, who have written questions designed to stump, befuddle, confuse, confound, and bewilder you.

Thu. Dec. 13th, 2018

Eau Claire Group Wants Your Input on 10-Year City Plan

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An Eau Claire community group dedicated to “engaging citizens for the common good” is ready to start planning for the region’s next decade. To begin that process, Clear Vision Eau Claire is asking residents ...

The Daily Shakedown

Sat. Dec. 1st, 2018

VOTING ENDS DEC. 11: Best of the Chippewa Valley

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VOTE NOW! Voting is now open in our 2019 Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll! We've got lots of categories across 9 different sections. Feel free to jump around and vote on the stuff that's important to you. Voting ends at midnight on Dec. 11 ...

Fri. Nov. 30th, 2018

Real Estate Rockstars

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

key players & personalities in the Valley's real estate market

Thu. Nov. 29th, 2018

Public Library Seeks Input on Expansion Plans

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The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library is seeking public input on a proposed renovation and expansion project. Preliminary plans for the library, which was built in 1976, include adding a third story ...