Andrea Paulseth

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Thu. Aug. 22nd, 2019

Menomonie Bookstore Keep Indie Bookselling Alive

Rebecca Mennecke, photos by Andrea Paulseth

In the past decades, independent bookstores around the United States have battled against corporate giants like Amazon, who offer good reads for low prices, and many have lost. However, independent bookstores ...

Thu. Aug. 22nd, 2019

Farmers Market-Goers Enjoy Barking Dog Bakery Treats

Kate Edenborg, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A yellow lab named Gypsy inspired the name for Richard Thomas’ most recent endeavor, Barking Dog Bakery, a popular outfit at the Menomonie Farmer’s Market. Thomas said Gypsy liked to have ...

Thu. Aug. 22nd, 2019

Music in Menomonie: A Closer Look

Scott Morfitt, Ed Hudgens, photos by Titus Williamson, Andrea Paulseth

Menomonie was built in an interesting spot in western Wisconsin. It’s less than a half hour from Eau Claire and an hour from Minneapolis. Among other things, this means locals have always had the option ...

Thu. Aug. 22nd, 2019

Dirt Track Destination

Eric Rasmussen, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Red Cedar Speedway is home to generations of racers and their fans

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019

Putting the Fun in Fundraiser

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Festival in the Pines offers activities for everyone

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019

Northside Neighborhood Joint Gets New Owners

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Lisa and Gary Gruen have been regulars at Hobbsy & Me neighborhood bar (3620 Locust Lane, Eau Claire) since they became of-age decades ago. In their late twenties, the couple moved into a house ...

Wed. Aug. 21st, 2019

Construction Completion

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

campus projects at UWEC, UW-Stout wrap up as students return

Fri. Aug. 9th, 2019

Women’s Business Grant Program Hosts Inaugural Gala

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Tickets are on sale now for the inaugural Red Letter Grant Gala, a social fundraising event and celebration of women throughout the region. The Red Letter Grant program, founded three years ...

Fri. Aug. 9th, 2019

New Chippewa Falls Shop Focuses on Unique Homegoods

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

November Grace, a design store, launched in Chippewa Falls in June. The store, 45 E. Elm St. (next to the Garage Salon), offers a variety of unique home furnishing and personal items, both new ...

Tue. Aug. 6th, 2019

Diamond Dreams Fulfilled

Caitlin Boyle, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Diamond School of Dance begins 20th year with new, expanded facility

Tue. Aug. 6th, 2019

Prestigious Pairing

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

two Chippewa Valley artists invited to international art shows

Tue. Aug. 6th, 2019

Picking Up Speed

Nicole Withers, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Eau Claire city council dedicates funds to new skate park

Fri. Aug. 2nd, 2019

New Man Behind the Menu

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Eric Mendoza takes the reins as new head chef at The Lakely

Chalkfest 2019: The Big Day

Sun. Jul. 28th, 2019

Once again, Volume One partnered with UW-Eau Claire to present Chalkfest on UWEC's beautiful campus mall – on Saturday, July 27 – with over 150 local and regional artists chalking up the college's various sidewalks ...

Thu. Jul. 25th, 2019

Little Wissota Bakehouse Launches Sourdough-Based Biz

by Bonni Knight, photos by Andrea Paulseth

I grew up during the early Wonder Bread Years. It was the bread that “builds strong bodies 12 ways” by stripping all the nutrients out and then re-enriching the bread with additives. But I grew up in California ...

Thu. Jul. 25th, 2019

Ten Years of Play

Caitlin Boyle, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Red Cedar Youth Stage celebrates with original musical

Wed. Jul. 24th, 2019

Waste Not, Want Not?

Katie Venit, photos by Andrea Paulseth

a deep dive into the wonderful, wacky world of organic waste disposal

Wed. Jul. 24th, 2019

Rinse, Tumble Dry, Repeat

Rebecca Mennecke, photos by Andrea Paulseth

webcomic aimed at people who are “nervous and overwhelmed with life”

Wed. Jul. 24th, 2019

UWEC Program Welcomes Students Who’ve Experienced Homelessness and Foster Care

Samantha Kobs, photos by Andrea Paulseth

As a freshman at UW-Eau Claire, Taz Smith came up with a service-learning project that meant something personal: a program to help university students who have previously been a part of the foster care system. As a former foster child, Taz is all too familiar with the hardships associated with ...

Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 Locomotive Visit

Tue. Jul. 23rd, 2019

The Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 locomotive rolled into Altoona on Tuesday, July 23 to large crowds. Train fans of all ages were treated the world’s largest steam engine at the Union Pacific yard adjacent ...

U.S. National Kubb Championship 2019

Mon. Jul. 15th, 2019

This year's U.S. National Kubb Championship took place July 12, 13, and 14, with teams from around the country (and players from around the world) converging on the Eau Claire Soccer Park ...

Sky Yoga Aerial Showcase

Sun. Jul. 14th, 2019

On Friday, July 12, The Brewing Projekt hosted the first public aerial showcase from Sky Yoga. The performers were excited to share their performances with the community as they have been working hard, training for the upcoming 2019 Aerialympics in St. Louis.

Thu. Jul. 11th, 2019

Peter Pan Flies to the Pablo Center

Rebecca Mennecke, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Everyone who remembers the story of Peter Pan knows all it takes to fly is a little faith, trust, and pixie dust. But it’ll take a little more than ...

Thu. Jul. 11th, 2019

Carson Park’s Mini Railroad Plans Track Extension

Caitlin Boyle, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Chippewa Valley Railroad has been a highlight in Carson Park since 1977. The one-quarter size railroad takes passengers through the woods and along Half Moon Lake on a half-mile loop. Thousands of people ...

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019

Handmade Objects Meet Their End at Secondhand Stores

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Approximately 2 feet by 1½ feet of white crochet lace is pinned under glass, displaying an anniversary message bordered in a carefully stitched heart. It reads: “25 Years Together.” I found the piece while ...

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019

Local Jewelry Store Offers up Antique, Vintage Pieces

Jessica Mahlum, photos by Andrea Paulseth

In the hunt for unique vintage and antique items, a jewelry store might not be someone’s first instinct, but some jewelers bring on the used jewelry game. As part of their green practice, Williams Diamonds Center ...

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019

Charming Collections

Nealy Corcoran, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Falls antique store offers vast vintage selection

Haymarket Plaza Ribbon-Cutting

Wed. Jul. 3rd, 2019

The ribbon-cutting for Haymarket Plaza took place on Tuesday, July 2, opening up one of the last major redevelopment projects to be completed at the confluence of the Eau Claire and Chippewa Rivers ...

Wed. Jul. 3rd, 2019

Ready to Make a Splash? Here’s What to Know About the Valley’s Public Pools

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

SUMMER’S NOT OVER YET, AND NEITHER IS outdoor swimming SEASON. So don’t worry, you can still get plenty of use out of the public pool season pass. Be sure to check out the events, discount days, dog swims, and other happenings that go on at your local public pool.

Wed. Jul. 3rd, 2019

Is It Safe to Swim? Health Department Keeps an Eye on Water Safety

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Eau Claire City-County Health Department monitors seven local beaches for bacteria and harmful algae blooms throughout the summer, ending Labor Day weekend. Beaches include Riverview Park ...

Wed. Jun. 26th, 2019

Everything has a Purpose

Rebecca Mennecke, photos by Andrea Paulseth

a bike embellished with repurposed materials keeps people happy

Wed. Jun. 26th, 2019

Group Rides 101

Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Tired of pedaling solo? New to the game and want to get some good experience? Want to dive in to the local biking community? Try a group ride!

Wed. Jun. 26th, 2019

A Plethora of Places to Pedal

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

from recreational trails to commuter routes, the network of infrastructure for bicyclists is growing

Tue. Jun. 25th, 2019

Bubbling Up: Star Cup Opens Downtown Eau Claire Bubble Tea Shop

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The atmosphere of Star Cup’s new Barstow Street location is bright, modern, and sleek but still very welcoming. There’s even a seating area with lush, rounded armchairs to cozy into and sip your boba ...

Tue. Jun. 18th, 2019

Kick off Your Sunday Shoes

Amanda Luft, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Footloose steps onto the Pablo Center stage