Issue #367 September 19, 2018

Invitation by Owl

get your Harry Potter on at Hogwarts After Dark

Barbara Arnold

Bewitching brews and Muggle food will be available for purchase from an enchanted food truck. Dressing up as your favorite Harry Potter character is encouraged. A photo ID with proof of age, such as a driver’s ...

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Issue #367 September 19, 2018

Reflecting on Renewal

Schatz looks back on role in economic, downtown development

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

From the closing of Uniroyal to the development of Phoenix Park to the blossoming of the Pablo Center at the Confluence, Mike Schatz has been near the center of nearly every major event that has impacted Eau Claire’s economy over the past three decades.

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Issue #366 September 5, 2018

Raise a Glass at Oktoberfest

2018 Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest is right around the corner

Broc Seigneurie

Time to dust off that lederhosen! The 2018 Chippewa Falls Oktoberfest is right around the corner. This year’s celebration is packed with exciting activities centered on traditional German music, food, and ...

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Issue #366 September 5, 2018

FEATURE: Digging Up the Valley

unearthing local history, one outhouse at a time

Cassandra Kyser, photos by Timothy Mather

Mark Youngblood stood in a hole almost as deep as he is tall. His blue eyes, which sparkled with excitement, were just visible above the ground level. “Can you get me a screwdriver?” Youngblood shouted up to his friend ...

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Issue #365 August 22, 2018

That Campus Life

there’s tons of cool stuff you can do at our local colleges–­even if you’re not a student

Max Martinson

UW-Eau Claire offers an incredible range of opportunities to experience great music nearly every weekend. The occasional big name will roll through campus and play a show at Zorn Arena ...

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Issue #365 August 22, 2018

Underground Exploration

UWEC students uncover history on summer research trip

Tom Giffey

For a team of UW-Eau Claire students this summer, ground-breaking research meant literal ground-breaking – or at least ground-penetrating – in a quest to uncover mysteries thousands of miles ...

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Issue #365 August 22, 2018

Super Study Spots

find the serenity you need to blast through your schoolwork with these academic alcoves

Hailey Novak

Cramming. Hitting the books. Putting your nose to the grindstone. Whatever you call studying, it’s something every college student is familiar with. Whether you treat it like a part-time job or try learning everything ...

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