Andrea Paulseth

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41st Annual Pure Water Days Riverfest

Mon. Aug. 14th, 2017

On Saturday, August 12 the 41st Annual Pure Water Days Riverfest took place at Allen Park in Chippewa Falls. Festivities included live music and entertainment, giant inflatables, kids games, prizes, food, a beer tent, arts and crafts vendors, and more.

Fri. Aug. 11th, 2017

A Decade of Bluegrass

Measha Vieth, photos by Andrea Paulseth

WHYS Radio’s annual festival celebrates 10 years of music and community

Fri. Aug. 11th, 2017

Larger Than Life

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

new Bunyan book collects the giant’s many tall tales

Fri. Aug. 11th, 2017

Colorful Crossing

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Phoenix Park bridge lights will debut in September

Wed. Aug. 9th, 2017

One Hot Little Shop

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Red Coal BBQ offers up quick, meaty meals

Wed. Aug. 9th, 2017

A Tasty Delivery

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

area meal kit delivery service focuses on local

Wed. Aug. 9th, 2017

Northbound to Happen

by Samantha Kobs, photos by Andrea Paulseth

new ‘men’s mercantile’ shop headed to downtown EC

Wed. Aug. 9th, 2017

What Makes Curds Squeak?

Katie Venit, photos by Andrea Paulseth

exploring the science behind Wisconsin’s favorite snack

Wed. Aug. 9th, 2017

New Bill Would Ease Rules for Wisconsin's Small Brewers

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Will Glass, founder of The Brewing Projekt in Eau Claire, knows all about the convoluted regulations that govern the production and sale of alcohol in Wisconsin. In fact, he wrestled with them for several years before finally opening his Eau Claire craft brewery and taproom in 2015 ...

Wed. Aug. 9th, 2017

Chippewa Valley Craft Brewers Talk About What's Next in Local Beer

Max Martinson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A little healthy competition benefits all of us, but support seems to be the secret ingredient in the Chippewa Valley brewing community’s success. Each new brewery benefits when one brewer succeeds at opening people up to craft beer, and we have growing support surrounding craft beer ...

Eau Claire County Fair 2017

Sat. Jul. 29th, 2017

The 2017 Eau Claire County Fair ran July 26 through July 30 at the Eau Claire Expo Center. The fair is a youth and family-centered fair with animal judging, 4-H exhibits, low cost games and activities for children, educational exhibits and much more. Photos are from Friday, July 28.

Fri. Jul. 28th, 2017

Stealing the Stage

James Johonnott, photos by Andrea Paulseth

UWEC alum returns to produce original comedy in Eau Claire

Fri. Jul. 28th, 2017

New Yarn, Old Space

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Blue Boxer Arts opens in former Tangled storefront

Fri. Jul. 28th, 2017

Sweet Release

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

acoustic duo Olive Sings finds joy in music

Thu. Jul. 27th, 2017

Picking up Speed

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

skateboarders expect to finish plaza fundraising by end of year

Wed. Jul. 26th, 2017

Cowboy Jack's Ropes 'Em in With Western Atmosphere

Samantha Kobbs, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Got a hankerin’ for some home-style, lip-smackin’ treats? Then throw on your best bib and tucker and head on down to Cowboy Jack’s Saloon. This brand-new addition to the River Prairie Development in Altoona ...

Wed. Jul. 26th, 2017

9 Great Reasons to Go Vintage

Sue Derfus, photos by Andrea Paulseth

don’t be afraid to dive into the vibrant world of vintage

Wed. Jul. 26th, 2017

Find It All in the Shed

Max Martinson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

get lost in Altoona’s massive antique-filled wonderland

360 Drop-In: Community Youth Skate Event

Wed. Jul. 19th, 2017

On Saturday, July 15, the Western Dairyland Fresh Start Program hosted a community skate event at the Lakeshore Skate Plaza in Eau Claire. The event featured a "best trick" format skateboard ...

Summer in EC: Ski Sprites & The Beach

Tue. Jul. 18th, 2017

The Ski Sprites performed on Sunday, July 16 to a full beach at Lake Altoona Park. The Sprites perform every Sunday and Wednesday evening at 6:30pm from early June through Labor Day.

Fri. Jul. 14th, 2017

FEATURE: It's Only Natural

by Amanda Foxcroft, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Beaver Creek Reserve isn’t just for kids. It offers tons of opportunities for adults to fall in love with nature, too.

Fri. Jul. 14th, 2017

Drop In, Roll Up

Measha Vieth, photos by Andrea Paulseth

skateboarding contest features prizes, resources, more

Fri. Jul. 14th, 2017

Family Matters

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

first book in series focuses on one of four sisters

Thu. Jul. 13th, 2017

The Last Call: Local music great Krause releases final album

Max Martinson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

As Billy Krause and I sat and had breakfast, he described his long and interesting career as a musician. After listening to his new record, Last Call, I was a little intimidated to meet a man who could write ...

Wed. Jul. 12th, 2017

The Fab Four: Veteran Valley artists exhibit vibrant new work

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

At first glance, the poster – which shows four gray-haired men hamming it up under the bold headline “BOB MEL JOHN ANDY” – could easily be mistaken for an ad for a musical reunion tour, perhaps portraying a ’60s-era quartet hitting the road again with their old tunes ...

Wed. Jul. 12th, 2017

Shifting the Culture

Katie Venit, photos by Andrea Paulseth

new shop combines love of cycles, coffee, community

Wed. Jul. 12th, 2017

Modicum Brewing Starts Flowing in Altoona

Jake Johnston, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Do you want a lot of a mediocre thing? Or would you prefer the perfect amount of something magical? If you selected the latter option, then you should swing by the newly opened Modicum Brewing in Altoona. They are changing the landscape of beer culture ...

Wed. Jul. 12th, 2017

How to Give Back to the Valley

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

You don’t have to be a millionaire to be a philanthropist. Community foundations can help multiply your generosity.

Peek Inside Modicum Brewing

Mon. Jul. 10th, 2017

The Chippewa Valley's newest craft brewer opened its doors on Friday, July 7. Modicum Brewing, headed up by brewmaster Eric Rykal and partner Mike Blodgett, is nestled into the west side of Altoona (3732 Spooner Ave. Suite A). Photos are from the brewery's soft opening on July 5.

Mon. Jul. 3rd, 2017

5 Ways to Make Learning Fun This Summer

Sam Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Summertime is a great time to help your child(ren) learn. Here are some great activities that you can do together to keep learning going throughout the entire summer.

Mon. Jul. 3rd, 2017

A New Place to Play Pops up Outside Museum

Jacqueline Van Hemert, photos by Andrea Paulseth

For the second year in a row, Eau Claire has been named an official “Playful City USA” through KaBOOM!

Fri. Jun. 30th, 2017

Peek at the Past at the Cook-Rutledge Mansion

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A tour of the Cook-Rutledge Mansion at 505 Grand Ave., Chippewa Falls – which is offered at 2pm Thursday through Sunday during the months of June, July, and August, as well as during the Christmas season.

Wed. Jun. 28th, 2017

More Fun Than You Can Handle

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Northern Wis. State Fair brings big-time fun to Valley

Tue. Jun. 27th, 2017

Micon: The Return

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Micon Cinemas 7 remodel upgrades the movie magic

Tue. Jun. 27th, 2017

Expanding the Flavor: Water Street Deli closes restaurant to focus on wholesale

Samantha Kobs, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Ask a local where to get the best gyro or hummus, and they’ll likely respond without hesitation: Water Street Deli. But here’s some downright falawful news … in just a few short days, the Water Street Deli will be closing its restaurant doors. But ...

Tue. Jun. 27th, 2017

Classic Fun, New Direction

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

long-running Doll and Pet Parade has new sponsor, route

Tue. Jun. 27th, 2017

Exploring a New Space

Hillary Bell, photos by Andrea Paulseth

unique home furnishing store relocates downtown

Tue. Jun. 27th, 2017

A Flair for Flavors: UWEC grad launches organic baking business

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

She doesn’t know it, but Leah Pronschinske saved my husband from enduring a full-on Jekyll and Hyde moment during our road trip to Washington State. We were 45 minutes outside of Billings, Montana, when we found ourselves camped on the side of I-90 ...

Thu. Jun. 15th, 2017

Eight Decades of Art

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

retrospective features Susan Phelps Pearson’s paintings, assemblages

Thu. Jun. 15th, 2017

Pushing Through the Ceiling

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

sister trio LASKA grows and evolves on new album

Wed. Jun. 14th, 2017

Opening Shot | June 14, 2017

photos by Andrea Paulseth

A WHEELIE GOOD TIME. Part of Bike Week 2017, “Bikes, Bridges, & Brews” brought together bike lovers June 10 for a ride over some of Eau Claire’s most beautiful bridges with stops at local breweries.