BIG NEWS: Best of the Chippewa Valley Changes!

video by Joel Pearish

Watch as Volume One staffers quickly tell you about some big announcements related to this year’s Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll (open through Dec. 13). We're adding a special set of awards for high-level community achievers and huge party ...

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Eau Claire's Booming Feedback Loop (Video Excerpt)

V1 Staff

Perhaps you've felt the exciting new energy in Eau Claire recently. Well, hot tip – here's what's really going on. This recent explosion in development? All the new ideas, events, and businesses? Underneath all of it you’ll find what we call a “feedback loop.”

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In Memory of the Wagner's Shortcut

video by V1 Staff

Enjoy a driving tour of the "Wagner's Shortcut" – a street-like path in Eau Claire, Wis. running behind the Wagner's Lanes bowling alley, connecting Brackett Avenue to Fairfax Street. Used by locals for decades, the popular shortcut was finally closed on August 12, 2015 ...

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A Look at Winter After Hours

A quick montage of frosty fun at Winter After Hours – Volume One and the City of Eau Claire's weekly winter social in Boyd Park, overlooking the Eau Claire River. A contributed video shot and edited by Walter Mueller, in conjunction with Volume One.

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Eau Claire's Two-Way Traffic Terror?

Volume One editors Tyler and Thom camp out in the V1 van in an effort to be in the first vehicle to travel down the new two-way Barstow Street on September 20, 2012. Will they crash? Will they mow down a pedestrian? Will they hit a delivery truck? Wa

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Eau Claire Speaks at Madison Rally

photos by Nick Meyer

Eau Claire School District Superintendent Dr. Ron Heilmann speaks at a rally in front of a reported 75,000+ people in Madison, WI on February 26, 2011.

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Teddy Bear Assault on Downtown

The Volume One gang jumps in their vintage 1967 cargo van to pull a trailer with two urban commandos using an air cannon to launch mini teddy bears (and t-shirts) into the crowd during the 2010 International Fall Festival parade.

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