Andrea Paulseth

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The Best Night 2018

Sun. Feb. 11th, 2018

The Best Night was an all-new Volume One event – a celebratory evening of food, drinks, live DJs, roving performers, art installations, and camaraderie. The sold-out event gave 750 people a chance to celebrate Volume One's Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll results ...

Fri. Jan. 26th, 2018

Warm up Your Green Thumb: Plan a Community Garden Plot Now

James Johonnott, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Looking to dig in the dirt and grow your own food this year? Do you yearn for more yard space than you have? Community gardens are a convenient answer for the green thumb with A square footage limitation. It’s never ...

Fri. Jan. 26th, 2018

Don't Let the Wintertime Blues Win

Megan Hosely, photos by Andrea Paulseth

With 2017 giving way to 2018, many of us resolve to spend more time in the gym. However, more often than not, those resolutions quickly fade. Some give up because of lack of time to actually work out, and others ...

Fri. Jan. 26th, 2018

For These Old Abes, It's Always Showtime

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

If you ask people connected to the Old Abe Show Choir to describe the ensemble, the most often-used synonym is “family.” And, like most families, amid all the affection and good times is a lot of hard work ...

Thu. Jan. 25th, 2018

Opening Shot | Jan. 24, 2018

photos by Andrea Paulseth

THAT TRAIL IS GETTING PRETTY (FAT) TIRED. On Thursday, January 18, Winter After Hours (in its new location at Pinehurst Park) featured a fat tire bike race hosted by EC Enduro ...

Wed. Jan. 24th, 2018

Stages of Summer: Former director documents UWEC summer theater

by Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Summer theater in Eau Claire was born in 1965, the child of former UW-Eau Claire President Leonard Haas and a troupe of dedicated performers. Over the years, the theater was called the Patio ...

Tue. Jan. 23rd, 2018

Light Moves: Incandescence is next step in local dance evolution

Emily Kinzel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Much like Eau Claire’s musical culture, the city’s dance culture is ever-growing. Emily Emerson, founder of Eau Claire Dance Festival, plans to light up the winter months with Incandescence ...

Tue. Jan. 23rd, 2018

A New History: Local museums explore participatory model

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

When 24 UW-Eau Claire students gathered for their first “Museums in America” class last fall, they became part of a growing movement in the field of public history. Dr. Dan Ott, their instructor ...

Beaver Creek Reserve's 2018 Frosty Frolic

Tue. Jan. 23rd, 2018

On Saturday, January 20, Beaver Creek Reserve hosted their "Frosty Frolic" event featuring fun winter family activities. Activities included snowshoeing, cross country skiing, mini-sessions on a variety of topics, kids crafts, hot chocolate, s’mores and dog sledding.

Winter After Hours 2018

Sun. Jan. 21st, 2018

The Eau Claire Parks and Recreation Department, along with Volume One, Chippewa Valley Family, and Mayo Clinic Health System presented "Winter After Hours" at Pinehurst Park on Thursday, Jan 18 ...

Fri. Jan. 12th, 2018

Teaching Folks to Fish

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

get all the anglers’ tricks while you fish for free

Fri. Jan. 12th, 2018

3 Summery Games With a Wintery Spin

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

It’s easy to find oneself battling cabin fever after solstice, when the days grow longer but somehow also colder. But frigid air is not a prison sentence, nor should it be seen that way. A good pair of wool socks and a ...

Fri. Jan. 12th, 2018

Murder and a Meal

Zach Schultz, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Fun, murder, and food? Sign me up! (Especially because nobody actually gets murdered.) Deb’s Café in Chippewa Falls is hosting a 1960s-themed murder mystery dinner party on Jan. 13. This dinner ...

Wed. Jan. 10th, 2018

Winning Formula

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

low-profile networking firm grows, buys former college

Wed. Jan. 10th, 2018

Saloon Renewal: Bug Eyed Betty’s owner re-opens Glen Loch Saloon

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The challenge of reopening the century-old Glen Loch Saloon in Chippewa Falls, according to new owner Jordan Hedrington, will be getting people in the door after watching the dive bar go through six ...

Tue. Jan. 9th, 2018

Indoors or Out, Just Keep Moving

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

how to keep your family active when winter weather drives you indoors

Tue. Dec. 26th, 2017

Tag Team For the Table

Emily Kinzel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

top chefs pair up to support The Community Table

Tue. Dec. 26th, 2017

A Room With a Book: “Emily” explores love in many forms

Cassandra Kyser, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Hideaway Resort in Chippewa Falls has been in Matt Elstran’s family for three generations. His grandparents opened the resort in the early 1950s. Growing up, he spent time there with his cousins ...

Wed. Dec. 13th, 2017

Forming a Friendship

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

former Eau Claire resident pens second faith-based children’s book

Wed. Dec. 13th, 2017

Nothing Really Mattress: A new Distant Friends album for dark times

Andrew Patrie, photos by Andrea Paulseth

It’s not every band who can claim a “cease and desist” order from Lucasfilm as part of its history, but Eau Claire’s power-pop / “no coast” surf punks Distant Friends can. In 2016, the group, then known ...

Wed. Dec. 13th, 2017

Pedals to Paper: 3 counties coordinating bike/pedestrian plans

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

If the routes that carry our cars and trucks are planned collaboratively among multiple communities, then so should the pathways followed by bicycles and pedestrians. That’s the underlying goal ...

3rd Annual Holiday Toy Trains

Tue. Dec. 12th, 2017

Visitors to the Chippewa Valley Museum this holiday season can marvel at a 384 square foot standard gauge toy train display decked out for the holidays on select dates from November 24 to December 30.

Tue. Dec. 12th, 2017

Chosen to Lead

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

female officeholders challenge the status quo

Tue. Dec. 12th, 2017

A Lifetime Climb

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Valley woman heads up Eau Claire manufacturing company

Tue. Dec. 12th, 2017

Power of the Purse

by Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

local women use collective giving to support community

6th Annual Clearwater Winter Parade

Tue. Dec. 5th, 2017

The 6th annual Clearwater Winter Parade kicked off the holiday season in downtown Eau Claire on the evening of Friday, Dec. 1 with fireworks from the Grand Avenue footbridge ...

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

So, What Makes a Craft Cocktail?

Thom Fountain, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Let’s cut to the chase here: We’re going to spend a lot of time here just talking about booze. But booze plays an important role in our culture. We gather in bars to watch sports and talk politics and go on first dates ....

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

Lights, Music, Boxing: Young entrepreneur opens nightclub boxing gym

by Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

This is going to be a nightclub gym,” Hector Pucheta said with a grin. “Do you know what that means?” He strode over to a control module in the corner of the gym and began to tinker. He switched the main lights off and ...

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

Miles Ahead

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

EC rapper wants his mixtape to mean something

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

Foul or Fare? Increase in cost to ride bus riles transit advocates

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The new year will mean new fares for Eau Claire bus riders, and the end result likely will be more money for the transit system but fewer people riding the bus. The City of Eau Claire’s recently approved 2018 budget ...

Wed. Nov. 15th, 2017

Trail Following Chippewa River's West Bank Nears Completion

by Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A new trail connecting Madison Street to the High Bridge over the Chippewa River is scheduled to open this month. The 12-foot-wide trail will span 3,500 feet along the west bank of the Chippewa River ...