For the Love of Kubb

tourism grant will highlight Eau Claire as a kubb destination

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A Wisconsin Department of Tourism grant will fund a marketing campaign that uses Eau Claire’s status as a kubb capital to attract visitors to the region. The Department of Tourism recently announced that it was giving ...

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Embracing the Odd

Odd Humyns + Odd Brand Strategy introduce the School of Odd

Rayna DeJongh, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Serena Wagner and Elle McGee, founders of Odd Brand Strategy and now Odd Humyns – a downtown Eau Claire art store, 209 N. Barstow St. – are expanding their offerings even further with the opening ...

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Night Time Is the Right Time

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

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Now that winter is officially upon us, it might be tempting to lock your doors and burrito-roll inside your favorite blanket. But here in Wisconsin, cold weather doesn’t have to negate outdoor fun ...

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Weather Fit for Fat

local fatbiking scene welcomes newbies, old helmets

Sean Brandenburg, photos by Jereme Rauckman

With December temps in the mid-to-high 30s, it would seem that snow will come and go this winter. One thing that is here to stay, though, is fat biking. Even if you haven’t tried it yet, you’ve likely seen ...

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Sweet Home, Barron County

western Wisconsin’s Chris Kroeze gains national fame via The Voice

Haley Wright

Barron’s own Chris Kroeze made an impression on the nation that no one will soon forget on the 15th season of The Voice, rising to the top two contestants ...

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Library Seeks Entries for Artswest40

Barbara Arnold

Chippewa Valley artists have no excuse not to submit their creations to ArtsWest, the annual juried art show sponsored by the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library: In celebration of the show’s 40th year ...

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Rolling Out a Tire Museum

Banbury Place will house gallery dedicated to Uniroyal history

Tom Giffey, photos by Chippewa Valley Museum

What was once one of the largest tire factories in the United States – the 2 million-square-foot former Uniroyal Goodrich plant on the banks of the Eau Claire River – will finally have a dedicated museum space showcasing its 100-year history ...

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Curling Club Hosts Learn-To-Curl Sessions

Rayna DeJongh

Get swept off your feet with the spirit of curling and join the Eau Claire Curling Club as they host Learn-to-Curl sessions at 1pm each Saturday Dec. 1-15 at 5530 Fairview Drive. Anyone is welcome, and no prior experience ...

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