Hear It From the People

we talked to some real CBD users about why they use it

Fri. Jan. 24th, 2020  |  by Tori Johnson

“I started using CBD products a couple of months ago. The effects have been outstanding. It has helped immensely with inflammation and joint pain. I recently moved to a new house, and as ...

The FAQ on CBD

everything you wanted to know about CBD, but didn't know who to ask

Fri. Jan. 24th, 2020  |  Tom Giffey

CBD is an abbreviation for cannabidiol, a chemical compound found in the cannabis plant. CBD is one of more than 100 identified cannabinoids. In recent years, it has been promoted ...

A Carnival of Kid-Friendly Music

Chamber Orchestra concert features locally penned poems

Fri. Jan. 24th, 2020  |  Barbara Arnold

The Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra will perform Camille Saint-Saen’s Carnival of the Animals, one of the French composer’s best-known works, at its annual free ...

He’s Not Alone

Miles Blvd explores isolation on new ep

Fri. Jan. 24th, 2020  |  Parker Reed, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Isolation can be a dangerous place for an artist to reside, but an update from isolation from a local hip-hop artist makes it clear he is back and better than ever. Miles Blvd is a locally sourced hip-hop project from ...

Women’s Business Center Gets $15k Grant

Fri. Jan. 24th, 2020  |  V1 Staff

The Western Wisconsin Women’s Business Center has received a $15,000 grant to help female business owners and entrepreneurs in the Chippewa Valley. The funds come via the CLA Foundation, an arm of ...

Pablo Joins Program for Families in Need

Fri. Jan. 24th, 2020  |  V1 Staff

A program that allows families facing economic needs to receive discounted memberships to the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire has been extended to the Pablo Center at the Confluence as well. Families in the museum’s “Play-For-All” program – which is open to families with ...

Weld Unopposed for New Presidential Term

Fri. Jan. 24th, 2020  |  V1 Staff

Terry Weld will run unopposed for re-election to a three-year term as Eau Claire City Council president. Weld, who was elected to the position last April, was the only candidate to file the necessary paperwork to get his name on the April 7 ballot ...

The Weird Reality of Fantasy Football

for good and ill, fantasy leagues give fans new insights into victory and defeat

Thu. Jan. 23rd, 2020  |  Luc Anthony

One day I was listening to The Bill Michaels Show on the radio, and Michaels related a story from his younger days in sports media. Talking about having nerves while preparing to ask a question of ...

Ski Dooing It

aka, the Snowmobile Super Jump Master chronicles

Thu. Jan. 23rd, 2020  |  Mike Paulus, illustrated by Shannon Sorenson

Like many of you (the awesome ones), I’m very happy we have plenty of snow this year. I hope we get more. We need it. But not just for our own frosty fun. We need it for an often overlooked, yet crucial ...

Beyond the Soul

Mike Doughty of Soul Coughing to perform at The Plus

Thu. Jan. 23rd, 2020  |  V1 Staff

The force behind seminal ’90s band Soul Coughing, Mike Doughty, is an accomplished solo artist and author, and he’ll tell your future at The Plus. Doughty, along with long time ...

Best Night 2020: February 8

a celebratory night of food, art, entertainment, and more

Thu. Jan. 23rd, 2020  |  V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A creative, dynamic, and interactive cocktail party, Volume One’s Best Night is back for its third year. It’ll be a celebratory evening of food, drinks, music, technology, art, and camaraderie held in the ...

It’s Game Over, Man

UWEC's annual cabaret has a gaming theme

Thu. Jan. 23rd, 2020  |  V1 Staff

UW-Eau Claire has hosted Cabaret, a huge showcase of campus musical talent, annually since 1978. Each year features a different theme, but it’s always ...

Chicken Dreams

CF author turns bedtime story into published work

Wed. Jan. 22nd, 2020  |  Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Christopher Thielen, an engineer from Chippewa Falls, recently self-published his first children’s book, The Chicken from Czechoslovakia. The story was originally told by Thielen to his four (now adult) children ...

Terribly Close to Home

book details women’s KKK history in Chippewa Falls

Wed. Jan. 22nd, 2020  |  Briana Novacek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

John E. Kinville was apprehensive while writing his book. “There was a part of me thinking, ‘Do I really want myself associated with the Ku Klux Klan for the rest of my life?’ ” he said. Kinville’s book ...

Facing the Unknown

Hemma’s latest EP sparkles in lifelong musical journey

Wed. Jan. 22nd, 2020  |  Eric Christenson

The way Hannah Hebl talks about music makes you believe she knows something that the rest of us don’t. She doesn’t just play music, she metaphysically embodies it. In her world, music is elemental ...

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