Voters Will Say If They Favor Pot – or Not

Wed. Sep. 5th, 2018  |  Tom Giffey

Eau Claire County voters will be able to voice their opinion on legalizing marijuana (a.k.a. cannabis, a.k.a. pot, a.k.a. too many other nicknames to print) in a nonbinding referendum on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.

Three Cheers for 30 Years

Eau Claire Children’s Theatre hosts anniversary open house

Wed. Sep. 5th, 2018  |  Lauren Fisher, photos by Luong Huynh

The Eau Claire Children’s Theatre has been a staple of the Chippewa Valley arts community for three decades, and they’re throwing a party to celebrate that achievement. On Saturday, Sept. 15 ...

Local Chef Appears on Food Network

Wed. Sep. 5th, 2018  |  V1 Staff

Chef Amy Huo, founder of Locavore Mobile Kitchen, recently competed to win $20,000 in the Food Network game show Guy’s Grocery Games. In the episode ...

My List

Wed. Sep. 5th, 2018  |  Karen Loeb

Climb a mountain. // Ride a motorcycle. // Grow my hair long. // Wear patent leather shoes with taps on the toes. // Have a collection of silver dollars. // Roll pastry dough with my mother ...

New Book Beginnings

independent bookstore finds permanent location, plans fall opening

Tue. Sep. 4th, 2018  |  Emilee Wentland

Local online bookstore Dotters Books is opening a permanent physical location this fall. The women-owned bookstore got started in 2017 as an online-only business that hosted pop-up sales ...

That Campus Life

there’s tons of cool stuff you can do at our local colleges–­even if you’re not a student

Mon. Aug. 27th, 2018  |  Max Martinson

UW-Eau Claire offers an incredible range of opportunities to experience great music nearly every weekend. The occasional big name will roll through campus and play a show at Zorn Arena ...

Underground Exploration

UWEC students uncover history on summer research trip

Mon. Aug. 27th, 2018  |  Tom Giffey

For a team of UW-Eau Claire students this summer, ground-breaking research meant literal ground-breaking – or at least ground-penetrating – in a quest to uncover mysteries thousands of miles ...

Super Study Spots

find the serenity you need to blast through your schoolwork with these academic alcoves

Mon. Aug. 27th, 2018  |  Hailey Novak

Cramming. Hitting the books. Putting your nose to the grindstone. Whatever you call studying, it’s something every college student is familiar with. Whether you treat it like a part-time job or try learning everything ...

What Makes an Educator Exceptional?

teachers who stand out are the ones who humanize their students

Mon. Aug. 27th, 2018  |  Lindsey Brandrup

Other than Teacher Appreciation Week, there isn’t a time when parents – and maybe even the community at large – appreciate teachers more than the week kids return to school. Facebook is filled with pictures ...