Alissa Peterson

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Thu. Sep. 15th, 2011

Food Not Bombs

Alissa Peterson

local chapter of national group fights to feed the starving

Thu. May. 26th, 2011

The Bluebirds On Our Shoulders

Alissa Peterson, photos by Cal McNeil

Girl Scout’s national Bluebird Festival tradition started right here in the Valley

Thu. May. 12th, 2011

Big Names Head to Business Expo (Via Satellite)

Alissa Peterson

The first Market the Valley Business Expo to pump up western Wisconsin businesses is coming to Hobbs Arena May 17-18. There will be a mix of product promotion through booths set up by Valley businesses, employment recruiting and soliciting and more!

Thu. Apr. 28th, 2011

Where My Dogs At?

Alissa Peterson

authentic Chicago-style hot dog stand opens in EC

Thu. Apr. 28th, 2011

Live Operas and Ballets Not At ... The Mall?

Alissa Peterson

It’s rare that the Chippewa Valley sees an opera or ballet, let alone one of the highest caliber. But this summer, Oakwood’s Carmike Cinemas is trying to remedy that. Carmike Cinemas is joining the Emerging Pictures network of cinemas to feature live

Thu. Apr. 28th, 2011

Locals Release Third College Life Anthology

Alissa Peterson

It has been 15 years since Patti See and Bruce Taylor started putting together Higher Learning: Reading and Writing About College, a text both for and written by college students, and intended for college orientations and composition classes.

Thu. Apr. 14th, 2011

Either Oar: Oceanic Rower

Alissa Peterson

Last year, a 22-year-old woman from Ohio oared her way across the Atlantic Ocean in 70 days to bring a spotlight on the worldwide need for clean drinking water. Now she’s coming to Eau Claire to stress the importance of the same issue.

Thu. Apr. 14th, 2011

Art in Motion

Alissa Peterson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

'Before the Frost' hits Eau Claire city buses

Thu. Mar. 31st, 2011

Every Buddy's Bar Stakes Claim in Area Music Scene

Alissa Peterson

Just as they hoped when they opened last fall, Every Buddy’s Bar in Chippewa Falls is ramping up their presence in the music scene. They’ve recently hosted acts like Frozen Tundra, Letters from Earth, and Silenize.

Thu. Mar. 17th, 2011

Dancing Around the Issues

Alissa Peterson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

2011’s Danceworks show interprets everyday worries

Thu. Mar. 17th, 2011

Set the Stage

Alissa Peterson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

the communication power of theater

Thu. Feb. 17th, 2011

Teddy’s Tube Steaks

Alissa Peterson, photos by Leah Dunbar

this isn’t your ordinary hot dog shop ...

Thu. Feb. 17th, 2011

Local Prof's Work Used to Brand Winter Carnival

Alissa Peterson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The artwork of UW-Stout art professor Tim Tozer was recently featured at the St. Paul Winter Carnival, and will be for the next two years as well.