Mabel Tainter Taps New Executive Director

Wed. Jun. 13th, 2018  |  Tom Giffey

The Mabel Tainter Center for the Arts in Menomonie has hired an arts administrator from Illinois as its new executive director. Jeff McSweeney, who most recently was executive director of Youth Music Illinois in Peoria ...

On the Cover | June 13, 2018

learn more about V1's cover art from Derek J. Carlson

Wed. Jun. 13th, 2018

"The painting entitled “Somewhere on a Farm” is part of a series consisting of vintage pick-up trucks set in idyllic backdrops. This series is devoted to the shape, line, and contour of these beautiful machines and how they have survived, so far, the test of time. Far from being perfect ..."

Opening Shot | June 13, 2018

Wed. Jun. 13th, 2018  |  photos by Rachel Worthing

SUPER CUTE PARACHUTE. This summer Chippewa Valley Family and Prevea Health are hosting free live music and activities in Phoenix Park during the Saturday Morning Hullabaloo. The first installment was June 9; the two remaining dates are July 14 and Aug. 25 ...

4 Health Tips for Music Festival Season

keep safe while you rock out

Wed. Jun. 13th, 2018  |  Kirk Gunderson

Attending local or regional music festivals is an annual tradition for many people and can be a fun time to reconnect with friends while enjoying great music. I have staffed many first aid tents at music festivals ...

5 Common Mistakes Runners Make

and how to avoid them

Wed. Jun. 13th, 2018  |  Adam Condit, photos by Branden Nall, Kelsey Smith

You’re all fired up and ready to run! In fact, you might have a longer term goal you’re working towards and want to make this year your fittest year yet! Motivation is at an all-time high and you have daydreams ...

List Connections

putting the stress in summertime fun

Mon. Jun. 4th, 2018  |  Mike Paulus, illustrated by Erik Christenson

Each summer, my kids make a list of all the Super Summertime Fun Stuff they’d like to do after school lets out. I’m sure you’ve seen, heard of, or perhaps made a list like this at some point in your life ...

Two for the Ages

in their own ways, Billy Noss and Glenn St. Arnault shaped Eau Claire baseball for decades

Mon. Jun. 4th, 2018  |  Luc Anthony

One month, two baseball legends, both no longer of this planet. Two of the most-present fixtures in the baseball section of Carson Park were Billy Noss and Glenn St. Arnault, both in their late 70s ...