Twenty-Eighteen Things

a quick look back at some stuff that happened in the last 365 days

Thu. Jan. 10th, 2019  |  Mike Paulus, illustrated by Taylor McCumber

Well, what do you know, it’s 2019. To celebrate, let’s look back at a small selection of 2018’s more notable happenings. And by “notable happenings” I mean “the stuff only I care about” because I’m the one writing this ...

Long Night’s Journey

Thu. Jan. 10th, 2019  |  John Hildebrand

The two-hour drive home from my in-laws’ farm feels longer at mid-winter than it did three months ago even though I leave at exactly the same time. That’s because I’ve been racing the sun ...

Teachin’ Truckin’

January food truck workshop on the way

Thu. Jan. 10th, 2019  |  Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education program will host a professional development workshop on how to launch a food truck on Jan. 28. Entrepreneurs will learn how to establish a business ...

New Year, New Reading List

Thu. Jan. 10th, 2019  |  Cassandra Kyser

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library is making sure patrons don’t get stuck in a reading rut this year. The library is running a yearlong Diversity Challenge to encourage adult readers to broaden their ...

TeawhYB Transformed

local rapper takes big step forward with proper debut

Thu. Jan. 10th, 2019  |  Eric Christenson

Nearly a decade ago, Tyler Baumgart – a.k.a. TeawhYB – was rapping for the fun of it. The Green Bay native was a kid in high school with a lot of time on his hands without a lot of outlets for his creative ...

Fixity: Helping Fix Your City

locally created app wins entrepreneurial challenge

Thu. Jan. 10th, 2019  |  Tom Giffey

An app that allows users to report problems about their city and to make recommendations about how to fix them was recently named the winner of the annual Idea Challenge held by the Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corp. Fixity, which was developed ...