Meeting Women’s Needs

Hope Gospel Mission aims to add facilities for homeless women, children

Tue. Jun. 18th, 2019  |  Barbara Arnold

If all the stars align this summer, Hope Gospel Mission will be the first organization in the Chippewa Valley to have an overnight shelter for women and children. Two Hope Renewal Centers for Women with Children ...

On the Cover | June 12, 2019

learn more about Volume One's cover art from Patricia Mayhew Hamm

Tue. Jun. 18th, 2019

"This painting was done as a demo for a class that I was teaching. It is painted on Yupo, which is not paper but plastic (polypropylene). Class demonstrations rarely turn out this well, but this one did, and I was extremely happy with it ..."

Music Quick Hits | June 2019

Tue. Jun. 18th, 2019  |  Eric Christenson

Even though it’s well-established that there won’t be a traditional version of the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival this summer, the Oxbeaux street concert that preceded the last two fests will return for a blockbuster third concert, now with an extra day. On August 9 and 10 ...

Opening Shot | June 12, 2019

Thu. Jun. 13th, 2019  |  photos by Adam Smith

RUFF SUMMER SO FAR. Volume One’s Sounds Like Summer Concert Series draws music lovers of all kinds to Phoenix Park each Thursday evening all summer. Girl Band kicked off the 2019 series on June 6. Upcoming headliners include Cait McGarvey, the John Buxton Experience, and Nick Anderson & The Skinny Lovers.

4 Health Tips for Music Fest Season

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2019  |  photos by Luong Huynh

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 Running Mistakes

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2019  |  Adam Condit

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 ...

Well-Placed for Well-Being

yoga studio owner branches out with new fitness business

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2019  |  Caitlin Boyle, photos by Alexandra Mae

Later this month, something brand-new is opening in the Haymarket Plaza that will target peoples’ well-being, both physically and mentally. The Well, 40 S. Barstow St., is a fitness center that will offer classes ...

In Tune With Body & Soul

newly expanded Tuning Tree offers a range of healing arts

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2019  |  Jessica Mahlum, photos by Jenna Larsen

Eau Claire husband-and-wife duo Anthony and Katie McMorran share a passion: the health and overall wellness of others. They own the newly expanded Tuning Tree Healing Services, located in the heart ...

PHOTO FEATURE: 24 hours. Six photographers. One day of life in the Chippewa Valley.

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2019  |  photos by Andrea Paulseth, Branden Nall, Luong Huynh, Taylor Smith, Timothy Mather, Lee Butterworth

On Friday, May 31, we sent a team of photographers out into the many nooks and crannies of the Chippewa Valley to document one full day – from midnight to midnight – with help from our friends at CoLab. Through snapshots of local life, we hope this feature communicates the people and places of this area ...

In Appreciation of Bob Ross

Mon. Jun. 10th, 2019  |  Yvette Flaten

He is painting that same mountain again. // You know it. It looks like the Matterhorn // but is probably really in the Canadian Rockies. // Bogus, Bob, I think, considering I place his accent ...

How Wisconsin "Lost" Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Mon. Jun. 10th, 2019  |  James Johonnott

It's (kind of) common knowledge in Wisconsin that what is now Michigan's upper peninsula was once part of America's dairyland, and was somehow ceded our eastern neighbors. But just like most common knowledge, this isn't quite as true ...

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