At Home 2011
Kids & Families 2011
Health, Fitness, & Wellness 2011

For The Record

if you’re looking to go healthier, food journaling holds you to it

Pinkies Up

the health benefits of drinking maté tea, as opposed to soda

Weddings & Occasions 2011
Winter Fun 2010: Frosty Local Memories

Repetition Made New

A friend loans me some snowshoes and I learn what our ancestors had discovered some 4,000 years ago. I float with ease across the snow, leaving a wake of large duck foot impressions behind me.

Life Inside a Snow Globe

Snowflakes were so big that even a 3 year-old atop his dad’s shoulders could throw back his head and catch them in his mouth. It’s the closest I’ve come to feeling the tranquility of life inside a snow globe.

The Snow Architects

When I was young and it snowed, my older brother and I became the Greatest Snow Architects Under the Age of 10. You may have heard of our greatness.

Rental Living 2010

Renter’s Cheat Sheets

Here are some helpful tips for the serious renter. Cut them out. Laminate them. Place them in silver, heirloom frames and pass them on to the next generation.

Holiday Handbook 2010

"Scrambling" on Christmas Eve

My family was scurrying around, rummaging through dressers and closets trying to find belts/ties/shoes that matched our brown/black/navy socks/pants/skirts. Mom and I were sequestered in separate bathrooms, singeing our foreheads with curling irons.

Oh Snap!

last second ideas for your holiday card

A Buy Local Gift Guide (2010)

Here’s an idea: why not pepper this year’s “gifts to buy” list with a number of fine items crafted right here in the good ol’ Chippewa Valley? It’s fun, thoughtful, and it helps contribute to the place you call home.

Kids and Families 2010

The Rocket Slide

nostalgia and history surrounding a long-gone piece of Carson Park equipment

History Quest

Chippewa Valley Museum lets kids step into shoes of historical Northern Wisconsinites

Hauntings 2010

Spook Houses, Tours, and Trails

The most popular haunted house in western Wisconsin expects to attract about 10,000 people to the town of Roberts, roughly an hour from Eau Claire, for this zombie-infested abode complete with a Kids Zone.

Haunted House 101

tips on creating your own scary experience from others who have done so locally and nationally

Hauntings 2010: An Introduction

I remember my first scary Halloween experience vividly. I was 7 years old, and my best friend invited me to the haunted house ...

Outdoor Adventures 2010

Shadow of a Doubt

local hunting product may sound weird, but it’s picking up momentum

Fall Harvest 2010

Take a Hike

see the leaves, feel the sun, suck some of the crisp autumn air

SPECIAL SECTION: Back2School 2010

The Test

a Mad Lib exercise and grammar teaching tool

Making Service Learning Fun

UWEC students MUST do volunteer work, so here's a few of the coolest ways students have fulfilled that requirement.

Chippewa Valley Arts Preview 2010-2011

ARTS CENTERS

events for the State Theatre, the Heyde Center, the Mabel Tainter Theater (2010-2011)

MUSIC

upcoming Chippewa Valley music events (2010-2011)

THEATER

upcoming Chippewa Valley theater events (2010-2011)

ART GALLERIES

upcoming Chippewa Valley art exhibitions (2010-2011)

CINEMA

upcoming Chippewa Valley film events (2010-2011)

UNIVERSITIES

various upcoming events at Chippewa Valley universities (2010-2011)

Go Green

Green Businesses

A few of the area businesses doing something to be more environmentally conscious

Geo Metro

an Eau Claire couple gives geothermal energy a whirl

Doing a Better Job
Pet Project 2010
Reinventing Our Streets

Reinventing Our Streets - An Introduction

Over the next couple of years, the City of Eau Claire has a significant opportunity to redefine the experience of driving, walking, and biking through our community.

Reinventing Barstow Street

It’s time to take action. Time to introduce elements that make Barstow Street feel unique more of the time.

Hastings Changings

It’s time to reclaim some of the concrete previously used for cars and dedicate it to creating an environment friendlier to multiple modes of transportation.

Issue #174 Mar. 31st, 2011
Issue #173 Mar. 17th, 2011
Issue #169 Jan. 20th, 2011

For The Record

if you’re looking to go healthier, food journaling holds you to it

Pinkies Up

the health benefits of drinking maté tea, as opposed to soda

Issue #168 Jan. 6th, 2011
Issue #167 Dec. 16th, 2010

Repetition Made New

A friend loans me some snowshoes and I learn what our ancestors had discovered some 4,000 years ago. I float with ease across the snow, leaving a wake of large duck foot impressions behind me.

Life Inside a Snow Globe

Snowflakes were so big that even a 3 year-old atop his dad’s shoulders could throw back his head and catch them in his mouth. It’s the closest I’ve come to feeling the tranquility of life inside a snow globe.

The Snow Architects

When I was young and it snowed, my older brother and I became the Greatest Snow Architects Under the Age of 10. You may have heard of our greatness.

Issue #166 Dec. 2nd, 2010

Renter’s Cheat Sheets

Here are some helpful tips for the serious renter. Cut them out. Laminate them. Place them in silver, heirloom frames and pass them on to the next generation.

Issue #165 Nov. 18th, 2010

"Scrambling" on Christmas Eve

My family was scurrying around, rummaging through dressers and closets trying to find belts/ties/shoes that matched our brown/black/navy socks/pants/skirts. Mom and I were sequestered in separate bathrooms, singeing our foreheads with curling irons.

Oh Snap!

last second ideas for your holiday card

A Buy Local Gift Guide (2010)

Here’s an idea: why not pepper this year’s “gifts to buy” list with a number of fine items crafted right here in the good ol’ Chippewa Valley? It’s fun, thoughtful, and it helps contribute to the place you call home.

Issue #164 Nov. 4th, 2010

The Rocket Slide

nostalgia and history surrounding a long-gone piece of Carson Park equipment

History Quest

Chippewa Valley Museum lets kids step into shoes of historical Northern Wisconsinites

Issue #163 Oct. 21st, 2010

Spook Houses, Tours, and Trails

The most popular haunted house in western Wisconsin expects to attract about 10,000 people to the town of Roberts, roughly an hour from Eau Claire, for this zombie-infested abode complete with a Kids Zone.

Haunted House 101

tips on creating your own scary experience from others who have done so locally and nationally

Hauntings 2010: An Introduction

I remember my first scary Halloween experience vividly. I was 7 years old, and my best friend invited me to the haunted house ...

Issue #162 2010-10-07

Shadow of a Doubt

local hunting product may sound weird, but it’s picking up momentum

Issue #160 2010-09-09

Take a Hike

see the leaves, feel the sun, suck some of the crisp autumn air

Issue #159 2010-08-26

The Test

a Mad Lib exercise and grammar teaching tool

Making Service Learning Fun

UWEC students MUST do volunteer work, so here's a few of the coolest ways students have fulfilled that requirement.

Issue #158 2010-08-12

ARTS CENTERS

events for the State Theatre, the Heyde Center, the Mabel Tainter Theater (2010-2011)

MUSIC

upcoming Chippewa Valley music events (2010-2011)

THEATER

upcoming Chippewa Valley theater events (2010-2011)

ART GALLERIES

upcoming Chippewa Valley art exhibitions (2010-2011)

CINEMA

upcoming Chippewa Valley film events (2010-2011)

UNIVERSITIES

various upcoming events at Chippewa Valley universities (2010-2011)

Issue #157 2010-07-29

Green Businesses

A few of the area businesses doing something to be more environmentally conscious

Geo Metro

an Eau Claire couple gives geothermal energy a whirl

Issue #156 2010-07-15
Issue #154 2010-06-17
Issue #152 2010-05-20

Reinventing Our Streets - An Introduction

Over the next couple of years, the City of Eau Claire has a significant opportunity to redefine the experience of driving, walking, and biking through our community.

Reinventing Barstow Street

It’s time to take action. Time to introduce elements that make Barstow Street feel unique more of the time.

Hastings Changings

It’s time to reclaim some of the concrete previously used for cars and dedicate it to creating an environment friendlier to multiple modes of transportation.

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