Andrea Paulseth

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River Prairie P10 Festival 2018

Mon. Jun. 18th, 2018

The River Prairie P10 festival took place on Saturday, June 16 in Altoona and was a celebration of some of the Chippewa Valley's favorite things: live music, artisan makers, literary readings, dance, comedy ...

Thu. Jun. 14th, 2018

Carson Park’s New Playground Offers More Inclusive Fun for All Kids

Catey Leonardson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Carson Park’s playground recently received a beautiful, lime-green upgrade as the past play structure reached the end of its 30-year life expectancy. The $480,000 project from Playworld Systems features areas designed for ...

Mon. Jun. 4th, 2018

The Most Important Meal

Julia van Allen, photos by Andrea Paulseth

free breakfast for nearly 3,000 hungry Chippewa Vallians

Fri. Jun. 1st, 2018

Exhibit Features Objects From State Theatre’s History

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Even among those eagerly awaiting the opening of the Pablo Center at the Confluence later this year, the impending closure of the State Theatre (a.k.a. the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center) is tinged ...

Fri. Jun. 1st, 2018

The Young and the Restless

Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

high school rockers The Third Ward unleash their debut

Fri. Jun. 1st, 2018

City Council Cooks up New Food Truck Rules

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

What’s that delicious smell? It’s the aroma of reduced regulation. In an effort to encourage more mobile dining options, the Eau Claire City Council has amended the city’s food truck ordinances ...

Wed. May. 30th, 2018

Timeless Northwoods Memories

photos by Andrea Paulseth

for those who’ve been there, ‘Up North’ is as much a place as a state of mind

Wed. May. 23rd, 2018

Growing in Harmony

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Albrecht's Nursery and Orchard offers education and organic trees

Thu. May. 17th, 2018

Petal Pusher: Florist provides fresh take on bridal arrangements

Diana Peterson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A bridal bouquet can truly capture the personality of a couple beginning their new life adventure. Mikelle Larson of Fersk Floral Artistry understands that and works hard to design stunning custom flower ...

Thu. May. 17th, 2018

Thinking Songs

Julia van Allen, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Americana strummer finds inspiration everywhere

Wed. May. 16th, 2018

Council Trims Fares for Low-Income Transit Riders

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Eau Claire City Council has voted to reduce Eau Claire Transit fares for low-income passengers starting this summer. Late last year, the council increased a single-trip cash bus fare from $1.50 to $1.75 ...

Wed. May. 16th, 2018

Temporary City Hall Move OK’d

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

If you’ve driven down Farwell Street anytime over the past year you’ve likely noticed extensive exterior renovations going on at City Hall, 203 S. Farwell St. This summer, those renovations will turn inward ...

Wed. May. 16th, 2018

A Century of Sales: Sokup’s has a 127-year reputation for great meat

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Sokup’s Market, a well-known landmark at 624 N. Bridge St. in Chippewa Falls, has operated continuously in its present location since 1894, and is currently being run by the fourth generation of Sokups: Peter and his wife, Kathy ...

American Gothic at the Museum

Tue. May. 15th, 2018

After Dark events presented "American Gothic at the Museum" on Friday, May 11 at the Chippewa Valley Museum. The event included live fiddle and banjo music by Shane Leonard and Anna Trivel, DIY butter churning and soap carving ...

Fri. May. 4th, 2018

Artisan Forge Hosts Spring Art Market

Measha Vieth, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The work of dozens of artisans – including 25 in-house artists and 10 outside collaborators – will be on display at the Springtime Uptown Artisan Market from 9am-6pm Saturday, May 5, at Artisan Forge Studios, 1106 Mondovi Road. Artisan Forge Studios is a unique community ...

Fri. May. 4th, 2018

Fanfare for Forgotten Veterans

Andrew Patrie, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Falls poet’s two volumes focus on PTSD, Vietnam experience

Wed. May. 2nd, 2018

Drop a Line, Get a Bite: Preparing for this year's fishing season

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Opening day of the 2018 regular inland fishing season follows the coldest and snowiest April on record, meaning it’s a pretty good bet many anglers’ favorite fish species will be hungry and ready to bite, state fisheries officials say ...

Wed. May. 2nd, 2018

Big Branch-Out: A look at Down to Earth’s major expansion

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Down to Earth Garden Center, a local family owned business offering landscaping services and retail sales at 6025 Arndt Road in Eau Claire, has recently expanded its Garden Center to offer customers ...

Just Bag It Fashion Show 2018

Mon. Apr. 30th, 2018

On Thursday, April 26 UWEC’s annual funky fashion show "Just Bag It" took place in the Davies Student Center, featuring students and their designs made from recycled and repurposed materials ...

Wed. Apr. 18th, 2018

Local Music Veterans Make a Dreamy New Rock Record

Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Jim Pullman has been making rock songs and records for almost two decades, and the lion’s share of those songs have come from personal stories and experiences. But for his band’s latest full length ...

Tue. Apr. 17th, 2018

Shanghai Restored: Sushi restaurant reopens with classy new atmosphere

Amanda Foxcroft, photos by Andrea Paulseth

When the original, beloved Shanghai Bistro restaurant closed in August 2016 it left a Peking duck-shaped hole in our lives. We all wondered what would happen to the empty building, hoping that maybe it would rise again ...

Tue. Apr. 17th, 2018

New Man on Barstow: Eau Claire native opens cozy downtown gift shop

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The dog in the window isn’t for sale, but she might greet you at the door – with permission from store owner Matt Pabich – when you visit Raggedy Man. The new gift shop on South Barstow Street, named in reference to Matt Smith’s incarnation of the title character in Doctor Who, opened April 10 ...

Thu. Apr. 5th, 2018

Latest Draganowski Venture Is River Prairie Pizza Spot Za 51

Emilee Wentland, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Pizza can be more than just cheese, sausage, or pepperoni. Altoona’s newest pizza restaurant, Za 51, serves up 10-inch, thin-crust pizzas topped with artichokes, prosciutto, chicken, onions, or even ...

Thu. Apr. 5th, 2018

Naturel Growth: Grants propel local skin care line in expansion

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Melnaturel, a locally handmade, natural skin care line developed and marketed by founder Melissa Wilson, has grown substantially over the past year thanks in part to receiving a couple of grants to assist in ...

Thu. Apr. 5th, 2018

Family-Friendly Triple Play

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Children’s Museum, Chippewa Valley Museum, and Beaver Creek team up with shared membership

Wed. Apr. 4th, 2018

Keystone Crossing’s New Beer-Focused Eatery, Northern Tap House

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

On Saturday, March 3, Roblé Tacos + Tequila closed its doors. When they re-opened on Monday, March 5, it was to welcome guests to Northern Tap House, a new venue for beer enthusiasts and lovers of pizza, burgers ...

Wed. Mar. 21st, 2018

From Stories to Sammies

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Erbert and Gerbert’s – launched in Eau Claire – celebrates 30 years of success and sandwiches