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Fri. May. 17th, 2019

Three Hotels Will Add 300 Rooms to City

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Eau Claire could gain 300 new hotel rooms over the next few years if three planned projects reach fruition. Two of the new hotels are slated to be built on the site of the recently closed Clarion Hotel and Green Mill Restaurant ...

Thu. May. 16th, 2019

17 Can’t-Miss Chippewa Falls Events

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

In Chippewa Falls, the calendar is filled to the brim with annual events, celebrations, and more! Here’s a compilation of 17 can’t-miss happenings over the next 12 months, including a 150th-birthday bash ...

Thu. May. 9th, 2019

The Badger State Could Do Better for Its Babies

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Wisconsin can do better ensuring its babies have a good start in life: According to a newly released report, Wisconsin trails most other states in ...

Thu. May. 9th, 2019

Kids Concert Series Back for Another Spin Around the Park

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For three Saturday mornings this summer – during the Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market and the Artist Market of Eau Claire – Chippewa Valley Family will again host FREE live music on the Phoenix Park labyrinth in downtown Eau Claire.

Thu. May. 9th, 2019

Know a Cool Kid Under 10? Let Us Know!

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Chippewa Valley Family is looking for passionate youngsters to include in the special “10 Under 10” feature in our July/August issue.

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. May. 6th, 2019

It’s great! It’s big! It’s the Hullabaloo!

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Great Big Hullabaloo will be a dynamic day of kid-centric and family-focused fun on Saturday, June 1, at the Pablo Center at the Confluence in Eau Claire. Expect an interactive whirlwind day of ...

Mon. May. 6th, 2019

It’s Great, It’s Big, It’s the Hullabaloo!

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Great Big Hullabaloo will be a dynamic day of kid-centric and family-focused fun on Saturday, June 1, at the Pablo Center at the Confluence in Eau Claire. Expect an interactive whirlwind day of ...

Thu. Apr. 25th, 2019

What is the The Great Big Hullabaloo?

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Presented by Chippewa Valley Family, Associated Bank, and Volume One, “The Great Big Hullabaloo” will be a dynamic day of kid-centric and family-focused fun. Expect an interactive whirlwind of music, art, science, technology, theater, dance, and performances ...

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 ...