Andrea Paulseth

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Thu. Feb. 9th, 2017

Getting Handy With the Arts

by Amanda Foxcroft, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Fiber Arts & Folk Life Festival combines cultures

Thu. Feb. 9th, 2017

Opening Shot | Feb. 8, 2017

photos by Andrea Paulseth

MADE IN THE SHADE. If the sun hasn’t been too cruel, you’ll still be able to find this delightful snowman on North Dewey Street in Eau Claire. Unexpected additions such as an umbrella and a small flock of birds really ramp up the whimsy on this guy.

The Daily Shakedown

Tue. Feb. 7th, 2017

Micon to Bring Movie Magic to Wausau

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Micon Cinemas plans to expand beyond the Chippewa Valley by building a 10-screen movie theater in downtown Wausau by next year. The Wausau City Council recently ...

Thu. Feb. 2nd, 2017

Mindfulness in the Classroom

Kristin Schrader, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Mindfulness, one of the many forms of meditation, is gaining recognition in educational systems throughout the world. In the Chippewa Valley, there are many teachers either applying formal mindfulness skills or skills such as deep breathing to help students be more ...

Thu. Feb. 2nd, 2017

Quick Tips on Maintaining Mindfulness

Katie McMorran, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Do you know that your energy totally affects your kids? It does! When you are tense, everyone can feel it. Whether it’s stress, annoyance, or frustration ...

Wed. Feb. 1st, 2017

You Can Help Take Down the Irvine Park Lights

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

As the holiday season draws to an end, the lights and displays at Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls must be turned off and packed up. The disassembling of the Christmas Village starts ...

Northwest Wisconsin Winter Fest and Games

Mon. Jan. 30th, 2017

The 2017 Northwest Wisconsin Winter Fest and Games took place on Lake Altoona and featured ATV and motorcycle races, live music, an ice fishing contest, softball, helicopter rides, a fun run, pond hockey, and more. Photos are from Saturday, January 28.

Mon. Jan. 30th, 2017

Just Peachy

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

ECCT brings musical version of James and the Giant Peach to The State

Mon. Jan. 30th, 2017

The Full Moon: CVTG to stage Moon Over Buffalo

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Looking for some deep belly and gut-busting laughs in the midst of winter in the frozen tundra? Then head over to The Grand Theatre for Moon Over Buffalo, a situation comedy ...

131st Annual Silver Mine Invitational

Sun. Jan. 29th, 2017

The 131st Silver Mine Invitational is an exciting international ski jumping competition with top skiers from the US, Norway, Finland, Slovenia, Kazakhstan, Canada and many other countries ...

Fri. Jan. 27th, 2017

Listen for the Birds

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

in Flock Together, Hollars reminds us that extinct birds’ fates may be our own

2017 Contriby Awards Gala

Fri. Jan. 27th, 2017

Check out the fantastic fun we had at the 4th Annual Contriby Awards Gala – where Volume One editors handed out awards to the magazine's contributing writers, photographers, and artists ...

The Daily Shakedown

Wed. Jan. 25th, 2017

Mondovi Artist Revitalizes Ancient Encaustic Form

Hannah Mumm, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Kay Geraghty spent her career behind a camera lens. Ask and the retired photographer will assure you that she can’t paint in oil, acrylics, or watercolor. She worries that her online class on realistic portraiture drawing will be above her skill level ...

The Daily Shakedown

Tue. Jan. 24th, 2017

Library's New Makerspace Offers Chance to Explore

Pan Thao, photos by Andrea Paulseth

If you’re looking to pick up a new skill, discover a new talent, or dust off a rusty one, then the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library’s new makerspace, the Dabble Box, has just the tools to help you find your spark and craft up your dreams ...

Fri. Jan. 13th, 2017

2017 Looking Ahead

V1 Staff, graphic designer by Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

What's in store for the Chippewa Valley this year?

Thu. Jan. 12th, 2017

Winter Fest and Games Returns to Frozen Lake Altoona

Brendon Paucek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Put on your snowshoes and rev up your snowmobiles: The third annual Winter Fest and Games presented by CCF Bank is coming up! From Jan. 27-29 Lake Altoona will be the coolest spot around with a flurry ...

Thu. Jan. 12th, 2017

Perfecting Their Chops

Pan Thao, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Falls hotel restaurant raises the steaks

Thu. Jan. 12th, 2017

On Her Own

Katy Macek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Jerrika Mighelle of sister trio QuinnElizabeth forges ahead with solo album

Thu. Jan. 12th, 2017

Opening Shot | Jan. 11, 2017

photos by Andrea Paulseth

A NEW YEAR BOOM. Thousands gathered in downtown Eau Claire on New Year’s Eve to ring in 2017 with all kinds of festivities including lantern parades, live music at every conceivable venue, a swanky gala/fundraiser at The Lismore, a kids party at the Children’s Museum, and fireworks at midnight.

Wed. Jan. 11th, 2017

Southside Suds

Amanda Foxcroft, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Southtowne Pub busts into the Eau Claire bar scene

Wed. Jan. 11th, 2017

Going Yoga? How to Find a Teacher

Christopher Hayden, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Hot? Cold? Fast? Slow? The valley offers a vast array of yoga options

The Daily Shakedown

Tue. Jan. 10th, 2017

Library Hopes to Put Free Books on Eau Claire Buses

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A new effort to put free books on Eau Claire Transit buses isn’t just a way to give riders something to do if the Wi-Fi goes out (although that’s not a bad idea, come to think of it). It’s also a serious effort ...

Light Up Eau Claire 2016

Tue. Jan. 3rd, 2017

Downtown Eau Claire rang in 2017 with an all-new New Year's Eve celebration with activities for families and kids, such as a Little Lantern Parade and a We-Bop Family Jazz Party at the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire, as well as adult festivities including live music ...

Fri. Dec. 30th, 2016

Learning to Code: It's Not Just for Teens Anymore

Katie Larson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The message inscribed on a Post-it note and passed from one colleague to another during the first professional development day at the Chippewa Valley Montessori Charter School is pretty telling of the misconceptions ...

Wed. Dec. 28th, 2016

Duke and Dagger Brings a Bit of Britain to Menomonie

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Duke and Dagger, a new British pub in Menomonie, had its grand opening a few weeks ago and has been the buzz around town ever since. It’s in the building that once housed Das Bierhaus ...

Wed. Dec. 28th, 2016

Who Do You Believe?

James Johonnott, photos by Andrea Paulseth

with Doubt, CVTG tackles tough questions

Wed. Dec. 28th, 2016

Frigid Fun After Dark: Winter After Hours starts in Boyd Park in January

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Timothy Mather

Winter can be an isolating time, and sometimes even we hearty Wisconsinites need a nudge to break our routines and actually get outside and enjoy the season’s snowy splendor instead of complaining about it. We need motivation to pull on our stocking caps and dig our ice skates out of the closet or even strap on some snowshoes ...

Wed. Dec. 28th, 2016

BACK ON THE ICE: Winter Fest and Games returns for more icy excitement

Brendon Paucek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Put on your snowshoes and rev up your snowmobiles: The third annual Winter Fest and Games presented by CCF Bank is coming up! From Jan. 27-29 Lake Altoona will be the coolest spot around with a flurry of events and festivities for winter enthusiasts ...

Tue. Dec. 27th, 2016

Chippewa Valley Writers Guild Offers Winter Retreat

Mike Paulus, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Chippewa Valley Writers Guild is back at it, starting off 2017 with a Winter Writer’s Weekend at The Oxbow Hotel in snowy downtown Eau Claire, Feb. 4-5. Guild director/UW-Eau Claire professor BJ Hollars says it’s a two-day retreat designed to help people create ...

Thu. Dec. 15th, 2016

Opening Shot | Dec. 14, 2016

photos by Andrea Paulseth

HOLIDAY WHIMSY. On Saturday, December 10, Down to Earth Garden Center hosted it’s annual Whimsical Winter Miniature Garden Tea Party, complete with mini-sandwiches, dessert, and a fairy garden.

Thu. Dec. 15th, 2016

Fired up About Tacos

Natalie Rosenkranz, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Grizzly’s owners launch southwest-style eatery with wood-fired panache

Thu. Dec. 15th, 2016

Food Truck Fast Lane

Brendon Paucek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

one-day UWEC course gives you the basics of operating a food truck business

Wed. Dec. 14th, 2016

Action City opens new trampoline park and obstacle courses

Hannah Mumm, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A plan five years in the making is about to become reality on Saturday, December 17. That's when Action City will unveil a 20,000-square-foot indoor trampoline park, complete with a general jumping area, a soft play area, slam dunk and dodgeball courts, and a trick trampoline with an attached foam pit ...

Wed. Dec. 14th, 2016

Charcoal Creations

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

ex-Marine discovers she has a talent for drawing

Tue. Dec. 13th, 2016

Old Xcel Energy Sign Re-Energized

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Irvine Park isn’t the only place in Chippewa Falls ablaze with light this holiday season. Xcel Energy recently refurbished and relit the iconic NSP sign that has been atop the hydroelectric plant ...

Fri. Dec. 2nd, 2016

Opening Shot | Nov. 30, 2016

photos by Andrea Paulseth

HOT TO TROT. Costumed fun was on the menu at the annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot on Nov. 24 in Eau Claire. The run benefits the YMCA and the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley.

Thu. Dec. 1st, 2016

Staging the Holidays: Local theater groups bring Christmas to life

James Johonnott, photos by Andrea Paulseth

With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror and the holiday season ahead, the urge to get out of the house for an evening will be greater than ever. If you’re looking for a night out at the theater or an afternoon show for the kids ...