Andrea Paulseth

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Thu. Aug. 9th, 2018

FEATURE: The Life and Death and Life of the State Theatre

Tom Giffey, graphic designer by Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Luong Huynh, Lee Butterworth, Timothy Mather, Caitlyn Berlin, Brandon Jenness, Frank H. Robinson, Kelsey Smith

Once a shuttered movie palace, the State Theatre became a beloved arts center and a key element of Eau Claire's artistic renaissance.

Mon. Aug. 6th, 2018

Pure and Simple: Annual Pure Water Days flows from Chippewa Falls

Emilee Wentland, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Experience what life is like under the sea during Chippewa Falls’ 42nd annual Pure Water Days! This year’s theme, “Under the Sea,” will be exemplified during the parade with more than 70 floats ...

Mon. Aug. 6th, 2018

Party in the Pines

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Festival in the Pines adds more fun, fundraisers

Thu. Aug. 2nd, 2018

All Aboard! Mini Railroad Seeks Engineers

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Have you ever wanted to put on a striped engineer’s cap and guide a streamline diesel train or a genuine coal-burning steam locomotive down the track? If so, the Chippewa Valley Railroad can help you fulfill ...

Tue. Jul. 24th, 2018

5 Driveable Thriftables

Taylor Reisdorf, photos by Andrea Paulseth

treat yourself to a unique antiquing adventure at these five shops

Tue. Jul. 24th, 2018

Stories of Stories: Downtown Eau Claire's Antique Emporium has centuries of history

Lauren Fisher, photos by Rachel Worthing, Andrea Paulseth

Four flights of creaky wooden stairs offer passage between the three floors of a downtown treasure trove. On the ground level, antique china rests on beautifully carved hardwood curios. Old lace made of microscopic stitches is laid out under a glass case.

Thu. Jul. 12th, 2018

Fair Game: Eau Claire County Fair Offers Variety, Community

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Whether your interest is in dogs, livestock, juggling, food, or beyond, the Eau Claire Counry Fair has an exhibit, show, or stand to suit you. The fair begins 1pm Sunday with a canine obedience and showmanship competition ...

Thu. Jul. 12th, 2018

Annual Northern Wisconsin State Fair Returns

Taylor Reisdorf, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Indulge in classic fair food while listening to live music, browsing and attending a wide range of exhibits and events, or hopping on a carnival ride at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair ...

Thu. Jul. 12th, 2018

Savage Move: Nightclub-style fitness studio upgrades, expands into new location

Raquel Dorf, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Savage Fitness, the Chippewa Valley’s premier boxing nightclub, is about to get a hell of a lot more savage with a new grand opening later this month in Altoona. The fitness center, which has been operating out of a space at Banbury Place since December, offers boxing, fitness, and sky yoga classes ...

Thu. Jul. 5th, 2018

Gyro Heroes: Dhimitërs plots out a spicy new downtown EC spot

Emilee Wentland, photos by Andrea Paulseth

There’s a lot in store this summer for local Greek food vendor Dhimitërs. The gyro joint, an Oakwood Mall staple, has spent the last month moving to a new spot in the food court. The restaurant ...

Mon. Jul. 2nd, 2018

Opening Shot | June 27, 2018

photos by Andrea Paulseth

YOGA PARTY. On Wednesday, June 20, Latitude 44 Yoga Studio hosted the biggest yoga party of the year in Eau Claire’s Phoenix Park to celebrate the 3rd Annual International Day of Yoga.

Mon. Jul. 2nd, 2018

U.S. National Kubb Championship Returns!

Emilee Wentland, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Kubb is a Swedish baton-throwing lawn game that can be played by pretty much anyone, and it just so happens that the largest kubb championship outside of Europe is held right here in Eau Claire, aka the "Kubb Capital of North America" since 2011 ...

Fri. Jun. 29th, 2018

Family Resource Center Faces Financial Challenges

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Now, however, it’s the center itself that has a big need: A steep decline in funding this year has posed a serious challenge for the organization ...

Thu. Jun. 28th, 2018

4 Helpful CSA Hacks

Julia van Allen, photos by Andrea Paulseth

overcoming common challenges your weekly box of local produce presents

Wed. Jun. 27th, 2018

A State Fair Farewell

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

CVTG stages its last production at historic State Theatre

3rd Annual International Day of Yoga

Fri. Jun. 22nd, 2018

On Wednesday, June 20, Latitude 44 Yoga Studio hosted the biggest yoga party of the year in Eau Claire's Phoenix Park to celebrate the 3rd Annual International Day of Yoga.

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