Issue #382 April 17, 2019

The Place to Race

Get it Dunn Run attracts visitors, record-seekers to Dunn County

Lauren Fisher

Runners come from far and wide to set records – personal and even worldwide – at the annual Get it Done Run in Menomonie. This 5k and half marathon is flat, fast, and certified for a number of purposes ...

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Issue #382 April 17, 2019

You Scream, Ice Cream

The Danc’n Bean brings Bridgeman’s ice cream back to Eau Claire

Emilee Wentland, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Things in life tend to come full circle. At least that’s what local resident Roger Wrobel said about his family’s new cafe and ice cream shop, The Danc’n Bean at 2803 E. Hamilton Ave. ...

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Issue #382 April 17, 2019

New Faces, Old Barriers

Benjamin, Lor proud of council victories, but say they will represent city as a whole

Tom Giffey

Incoming Eau Claire City Council members John Lor and Laura Benjamin – who won at-large seats in the April 2 election – will both bring unique skills and qualifications to the 11-member governing body ...

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Issue #382 April 17, 2019

Weld at the Helm

councilman pledges middle course as he takes over presidency

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

As the newly elected president of the Eau Claire City Council, Terry Weld says he will plot a centrist course in the coming year and work to bring balance back to the body ...

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Issue #381 April 3, 2019

Border Crossing Boogaloo

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

Lauren Fisher

When it comes to road tripping, Wisconsinites have a geographical advantage when it comes to international vacationing. Depending on how committed you are at the wheel, a day’s drive can probably get you within eyesight of a Mountie or moose ...

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Issue #381 April 3, 2019

6 Badger State Spots for Silver Screen Sights

Hollywood put these Wisconsin locations on the big screen, and you can put them on your vacation itinerary

Tom Giffey

Wisconsin is a long way from Hollywood, but that doesn’t mean that filmmakers haven’t come calling when they need eye-catching settings – from space-age museums to historic banks to the world’s largest carousel – for their action blockbusters and costume dramas ...

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Issue #381 April 3, 2019

Frantic, Phonetic Fun

exercise word building muscles at the Scrabble Bee

Tom Giffey

Scrabble doesn’t have to be a quiet, deliberate game played on a coffee table or a smartphone app: At Literacy Chippewa Valley’s annual Scrabble Bee, it’s a fast-paced, team-oriented – and above all, fun – game ...

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Issue #381 April 3, 2019

Fun Fun Family Times

third Family Fun Fest is free outing for the whole crew

Lauren Fisher

The Chippewa Valley Child Advocacy Center, the Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Department, and the Eau Claire County Department of Human Services are partnering to present the third ...

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