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Opening Letters
Athletic Aesthetic
The Rear End

Local Indie Duo Scrimbo Heading to Europe

As a graduation celebration, the local duo Scrimbo is packing their bags and heading across the big pond. The self-described “catchy indie rock” band, comprised of Adam Thoms (More Amore, The Blue Room) and Alyssa Rieper (Feathe), is ready to ...

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Former Local Publishes First Novel for Kindle

Eau Claire native Grant Maierhofer recently self-published an ebook titled The Persistence of Crows. A student in the fiction writing program at Columbia College Chicago, Maierhofer set out to write a novel he would have hoped to discover on a ...

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Visual Art

Diary-Style Exhibition Adorns Library Walls

To take in the new art exhibition at LE Phillips Memorial Public Library, called Connect/Disconnect, is to have a glimpse into a fractured diary. Each piece has the consistent outline of two opened pages, but each is distinct in its content and ...

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Local Look

Glimpse | A Possible Future for Downtown

DECI and South Barstow BID will unveil their conceptual ideas for the future of downtown in Eau Claire on May 3 with the Downtown Master Plan. The plan mainly covers the S. Barstow area and is not a binding contract, but a “vision of what ...

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Food / Drink
Kid Culture

Wisconsin Bike Challenge Has been Issued!

If you want a fun, easy way to promote health, wellness, and bicycling in your home or workplace, then get signed up for the Wisconsin Bike Challenge. This four month long (May 1 – August 31) free event is for anyone who wants get rewarded for ...

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Local Supplier of Quality Kubb Sets Opens for Biz

Kubb Farm, a new local business, owned and operated by Aaron Ellringer, has got you covered for all your Kubb equipment needs. The strategic Nordic lawn game has swept the Chippewa Valley in recent years. But, that said, a kinda big problem for ...

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Other Stuff

Note from the Editor | May 3, 2012

"I love the springtime burst of energy this town seems to have each year – downtown in particular. It seems if you get even a mildly nice day, people pour onto the sidewalks and trails – whether they’re on bikes, boards, blades, or simply on ... "

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Pollinators Assemble!

Partnerships for Pollinators is a new community organization comprised of organizations such as UWEC, Eau Claire Area Master Gardeners, Beaver Creek Reserve and Citizen Science Center, and the Girl Scouts. Their goal is to build a ...

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Opening Shots

Opening Shot | May 3, 2011

On April 21, the Great Hall of Memorial Student Center saw UW-Stout’s 2012 installment of Fashion Without Fabric, where design students make and model wearable creations fashioned from pretty much anything but normal textiles ...

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