Volume One Contributors

writers, photographers, artists

Darrion Behrendt

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Living Her Best Life

singer/songwriter’s debut EP inspired by local DIY spirit

Darrion Behrendt, photos by Andrea Paulseth

They say it takes a village to raise a child, but if we’re being honest it also seems as if the same would go for creating an EP. Caitlin McGarvey has been learning that and other lessons over the past yea ras she built her very first EP from the ground up ...

Historic Mural Is Now History

downtown Menomonie mural lost to demolition

Darrion Behrendt, photos by Patricia Parzyck

The city of Menomonie has been around for about 135 years, and as in most American towns and cities, as the years roll by landmarks rise and fall. As folks often come and go a little more quickly ...

Artsy Address

three women collaborate on new art gallery, 200 Main

Darrion Behrendt, photos by Andrea Paulseth

At the corner of Graham Avenue and Main Street you will find 200 Main Gallery & Studios. It’s a seemingly nondescript building with tall, thin windows and stucco siding, but if you take a step inside ...

Transform Your Look ... for Good

local experts perfect the ‘microblading’ technique for amazing semi-permanent brows

Darrion Behrendt, photos by Andrea Paulseth

It’s been said that the average woman spends about an hour a day doing her hair and makeup, so it’s no surprise that time-saving permanent ...

A Second Tale of Second Sight

Eau Claire writer continues tale of 18th-century London girl

Darrion Behrendt, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Delaney Green’s just-released Jem, a Fugitive from London follows an orphan girl growing up in 18th-century London who has a big problem: She has inherited magic ...

Roberts on a Romp

Chippewa Valley poet employs humor, lyricism

Darrion Behrendt, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Jeannie E. Roberts, author of Beyond Bulrush, is back with a new full-length poetry collection titled Romp and Ceremony. In her last book, Roberts entranced readers with visions of the Midwestern landscape and its beauty. While Romp and Ceremony is full ...

Augusta Bakery Nabs Big Award

Darrion Behrendt

Out of four nominees, Augusta Bakery stood alone as the winner of Wisconsin’s 2016 Bakery Operation of the Year award. Augusta Bakery, a bakery in – you guessed it – Augusta, won over the judges for the annual competition ...