Lauren Fisher

Editorial - Associate Editor

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Wed. May. 29th, 2019

Pump It Up for Bike Week

Lauren Fisher, photos by Rachel Worthing

seven days of sweet pedaling await bicycle enthusiasts

Fri. May. 17th, 2019

Motoring Around

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Vallians bust out mopeds for warm-weather cruising

Thu. May. 16th, 2019

Stepping Up to Serve

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Legacy Community Center supports locals with hot meals, charitable resources

Thu. May. 16th, 2019

Crafting Something Special

Lauren Fisher

whatever your taste, Chippewa County breweries, distilleries, and wineries have something to savor

Thu. May. 16th, 2019

The Cost of Local Chicken

Lauren Fisher

A Chippewa Falls-raised certified organic chicken cost $5.39 a pound at Menomonie Market Food Co-op in early May. At the same time, an uncertified chicken raised in Pepin by Matt Buvala cost $4.99 a pound at Just Local Foods Co-op ...

Thu. May. 16th, 2019

Barbecue Basics: Ryan Jean-Baptiste is here to help

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Ryan Jean-Baptiste has been serving up life-saving barbecue in the Chippewa Valley for the past 5 years as the owner of Life Support BBQ – also known as the Hambulance Mobile Food Truck ...

Thu. May. 16th, 2019

Sculpture Tour 2019 Flows Into Downtown Eau Claire

Lauren Fisher, photos by Lauren Fisher

The 2018 sculpture tour came down mid-April, making way for dozens of new works of art throughout downtown Eau Claire. Sculpture Tour Eau Claire placed 54 sculptures this year, making Eau Claire’s tour the second largest of its kind in the United States ...

Thu. May. 9th, 2019

Learn & Grow at the Farmers Market

Lauren Fisher

Farmers markets all over the Chippewa Valley burst into action in the late spring, and with them come some of the best opportunities for young people to learn new, practical skills that will get them far in life.

Wed. May. 1st, 2019

Finding a Place to Fit Inn

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

downtown Eau Claire hotel caters to men exiting correctional system

Wed. May. 1st, 2019

Lawns Done Simple

Lauren Fisher

local starts first all-organic lawn care company

Wed. May. 1st, 2019

Bye-Bye, Bluegrass!

Lauren Fisher

three low-maintenance alternatives to the traditional lawn

Wed. Apr. 17th, 2019

Subscribe and Thrive: 5 local subscription services

Lauren Fisher, photos by Timothy Mather, Andrea Paulseth

Subscription services are all the rage, with national companies providing everything from movies and music to munchies and makeup for a monthly charge. But if you look a little closer to home ...

Fri. Apr. 5th, 2019

Food Truck Friday Fast Approaching

Lauren Fisher

Got a hankering for some street food? Us, too! Volume One’s Food Truck Friday, presented in partnership with Silver Spring, will launch its second season May 3 on the Great Lawn in front ...

Fri. Apr. 5th, 2019

Border Crossing Boogaloo

Lauren Fisher

tips for visiting our neighbor to the north (and we don’t mean the U.P.)

Fri. Apr. 5th, 2019

Fun Fun Family Times

Lauren Fisher

third Family Fun Fest is free outing for the whole crew

Thu. Apr. 4th, 2019

Massive Music

Lauren Fisher, photos by Timothy Mather

Menomonie Singers take on Handel’s masterpiece

Thu. Apr. 4th, 2019

A More Neighborly Way

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Pinehurst residents organize neighborhood association

Thu. Apr. 4th, 2019

Women’s Giving Circle Opens Grant Application Period

Lauren Fisher

The Women’s Giving Circle, a fund of the Eau Claire Community Foundation supported by nearly 300 Eau Claire women, opened its grant application period on April 1. Grants for up to $6,000 to organizations ...

Fri. Mar. 22nd, 2019

Throwing Stones Worldwide

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

local curler Geoff Goodland to skip in Curling Senior World Championship

Fri. Mar. 22nd, 2019

'Around the Corner with John McGivern' to Feature Eau Claire

Lauren Fisher

Eau Claire will snag another slot on public television later this spring in the eight season of Around the Corner with John McGivern. But for those who can’t wait to see our city’s history and personality on the television ...

Thu. Mar. 21st, 2019

Sharing Their Wheels

Lauren Fisher, photos by Michael Lundebrek

city invites bike share businesses to set up shop

Fri. Mar. 8th, 2019

An Artful Song

Lauren Fisher

Gallery hosts Hope Greene’s Eau Clair de Lune

Fri. Mar. 8th, 2019

Be a Good Sport: 10th Wisconsin Sport Show Arrives at Expo Center

Lauren Fisher, photos by Kelsey Smith

Dogs, docks, deer, door prizes, and more await at the 10th annual Wisconsin Sport Show. The event begins at the Chippewa Valley Expo Center Friday, March 15, from 3-8pm and continues into the weekend ...

Fri. Mar. 8th, 2019

Painting a New Path

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

with your help, Eau Claire artist can bring work to prestigious festival in Italy

Thu. Mar. 7th, 2019

Choosing the Right Landlord

Lauren Fisher

the ups and downs of dealing with private landlords and management companies

Thu. Mar. 7th, 2019

Make Some Time to Climb

Lauren Fisher

With three options in the Chippewa Valley for climbing and bouldering, there’s are opportunities for every skill level.

Thu. Mar. 7th, 2019

10 Signs of Spring in Wiscosnin

Lauren Fisher

Start a scavenger hunt for these plants and animals to help the kids learn how to be aware of their natural environment.

Tue. Mar. 5th, 2019

Loft Living

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

a peek inside a Chippewa Falls loft-dweller’s digs