Music Quick Hits | July 2019

Thu. Jul. 11th, 2019  |  V1 Staff

Local favorite Eau Claire noise rock outfit Gash recently dropped two new tunes on a split EP with Milwaukee band Divine Crush. The split, which is called Split, features two new songs from each band ...

Garden Club Grants Help Valley Bloom

Thu. Jul. 11th, 2019  |  V1 Staff

The Eau Claire Garden Club has awarded $2,450 in grants to local garden organizations to help make the Chippewa Valley a verdant place. The annual grant program helps organizations ...

5 Ways Wisconsin Helped Put a Man on the Moon

Thu. Jul. 11th, 2019  |  Tom Giffey

When the first men to walk on the moon splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on July 24, 1969 – 50 years ago this month – the first human being they encountered was Lt. Clancy Hatleberg, a 25-year-old ...

Opening Shot | July 10, 2019

Thu. Jul. 11th, 2019  |  photos by Branden Nall

FIELD OF BEAMS. Eau Claire’s annual Independence Day fireworks display popped off on July 4 (of course) just after 10pm. As usual, ground zero for the show was the Carson Park baseball stadium, with thousands of locals watching from the park and around the entire city.

On the Cover | July 10, 2019

learn more about Volume One's cover art from Harlie Juedes

Thu. Jul. 11th, 2019

“Sitting around the fire, watching it burn, and feeling the heat on a cool night is glorious. We often don’t recognize it, but we live in a beautiful part of the world. I love capturing this beauty ..."

Eco Art & the Global Canvas

Footprints/Memories opens at the Pablo Center

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019  |  Barbara Arnold

What is our impact on the planet? Can we choose how we leave our mark? Footprints/Memories: Eco Art and the Global Canvas, the first-ever eco art exhibition at the Pablo Center at ...

Jobs by the Numbers 2019

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019  |  V1 Staff, photos by Colab

If you’re like us, the blizzard of numbers that come in news reports about the economy can be bewildering. In particular, unemployment statistics are updated monthly, sometimes get adjusted, and constantly fluctuate. In the past few years, fortunately, these ...

10 Top Tips for Job Hunters

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019  |  Barbara Arnold

Regardless of the unemployment rate, finding the right job can be a challenge. Volume One reached out to these Chippewa Valley experts and organizations to help compile this job hunters’ guide. Keep in mind ...

Hot Jobs for the Future

Looking for work? Here are the region’s high-paying, high-growth occupations.

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019  |  Tom Giffey

Summer is a time for hot temperatures, hot blockbuster flicks, and hot summer jams. But what are the hot jobs you should be getting your résumé ready for? Economists from the state Department of Workforce ...

Removing Work Barriers

UW-Stout Is Home to Vocational Rehabilitation Institute

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019  |  Pam Powers, photos by UW-Stout News

When his father lost his sight from diabetic complications and ended up using a wheelchair because he didn’t know how to use an assistive cane, Kyle Walker learned firsthand the impact a disability can ...

What’s Your Side Hustle?

Uber, Lyft, other apps offer workers extra cash, flexible hours

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019  |  Rebecca Mennecke

Younger generations are glued to their phones – or at least that’s how the stereotype goes. But, the folks who grew up with cellphones and the Internet have upgraded more than just ...

7 Tips for Fancy Finds

area junk hunt pro shares her advice for buying vintage

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019  |  Lauren Fisher

Tammy Hurt of Sweet Legacy Vintage will never pass over a new piece of old-fashioned furniture or a set of antique china. It’s against her nature to drive by a garage sale without stopping in to ...

Charming Collections

Chippewa Falls antique store offers vast vintage selection

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019  |  Nealy Corcoran, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Located in the heart of historic downtown Chippewa Falls, Collective Charm, 16 W. Columbia St., is a delightful antique store that proudly serves the creative collectors and curious shoppers of west-central Wisconsin ...

5 Great Antique Shops Hixton

tiny Wisco village is great destination for antique lovers

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019  |  Tom Giffey, photos by Tom Giffey

Every small town needs a claim to fame – something to hang its identity on and to lure visitors to exit from the highway. For Hixton, that claim is being the Antiquing Capital of Wisconsin ...

Thrift a Piece of History

local labels are fun finds in thrift stores

Tue. Jul. 9th, 2019  |  Lauren Fisher, photos by Chippewa County Historical Society

The Chippewa Valley was a hub for manufacturing, farming, packaging, and many other forms of creation during the 1800s and early 1900s. That history is preserved in museums, books, and architecture, but ...

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