Reap-ing the Benefits

city adopts ambitious plan to reach carbon-neutral goal

Tue. Mar. 17th, 2020  |  Tori Johnson

The Eau Claire City Council voted recently to approve a Renewable Energy Action Plan, a detailed proposal that lays out how the city can achieve 100% renewable energy and carbon neutrality by 2050 ...

Shane Leonard - Strange Forms

Mon. Mar. 16th, 2020

New music video for "Strange Forms" by Shane Leonard, off his new album of the same name, featuring area locations like ...

6 Eau Claire Restaurants Temporarily Shut Down Amid Virus Concerns

local restaurant group begins a voluntary 14-day stoppage of service

Sun. Mar. 15th, 2020  |  V1 Staff

The Eau Claire restaurant group operated by John Mogensen and Lisa Aspenson has announced they are voluntarily shutting down six Eau Claire establishments for 14 days in light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ...

Blue Sky Over the Kwik Trip

Mon. Mar. 9th, 2020  |  Mike Paulus, illustrated by Shannon Sorenson

Not everyone coming and going from the Kwik Trip holds the door for me, but almost everyone. I always hold it for people. Or at the very least, I lean back outside a little and keep the door open until the next person reaches out ...

6 Haiku

Mon. Mar. 9th, 2020  |  Gary Busha

neither pale thoughts // nor hesitant coughing can stop // the coming of winter ...

Learn More About CSAs at Menomonie Co-Op Event

Mon. Mar. 9th, 2020  |  Lauren Fisher

With each spring comes the opportunity to sign on for a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) share, and this Menomonie event is here to help you find just the right match. Hit up the Menomonie Market Food Co-op ...

Ready-To-Eat Meal Firm Partners With CVTC

Mon. Mar. 9th, 2020  |  Lauren Fisher

Eau Claire residents can grab a healthy, ready-to-go lunch while supporting local postsecondary students courtesy of a partnership between Midwest Meals and Chippewa Valley Technical College ...

International Poetry Readers Sought

Mon. Mar. 9th, 2020  |  Barbara Arnold

Calling all bards, poets, readers and lovers of poetry! The 14th Annual International Poetry Reading at UW-Eau Claire is seeking readers. The event will be 7-9pm Tuesday, April 21, in the Dakota Ballroom ...

Written in the Stars

Eau Claire hip-hop artist’s first full-length album five years in the making

Mon. Mar. 9th, 2020  |  Olivia Kroner

Bruce Brown, known by his stage name, Cudlino, recently released his first full-length album, titled Written in the Stars. Full of hip-hop music influenced by R&B, rap, and rock, Brown’s album is a celebration of life, love, and the lessons ...

Time for a Hullabaloo!

the Valley’s coolest kids event is back for another day of family-centric fun

Fri. Mar. 6th, 2020  |  V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Great Big Hullabaloo will return with another dynamic day of kid-centric and family-focused fun on Saturday, May 30, at the Pablo Center at the Confluence in Eau Claire. Expect an ...