Emily Kuhn


Emily Kuhn is a writer and mother of two in Eau Claire.

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Thu. Dec. 26th, 2019

Out of the Darkness

Emily Kuhn, photos by Andrea Paulseth

local author details the story of Eau Claire’s infamous ‘Cave Lady’

Thu. Sep. 5th, 2019

Growing a Community

Emily Kuhn

Chippewa Chamber launches workforce attraction website

Thu. May. 9th, 2019

Track to the Future

Emily Kuhn

Up to 2,000 spectators will be able to cheer on these athletes from new bleachers while enjoying a new entrance and ticketing area, new concessions facilities, and new restrooms. All of this will be part of Altoona High School’s new sports complex, where ...

Wed. Mar. 7th, 2018

In Times of Transition

Emily Kuhn

healing place offers support services for those experiencing grief, much more

Fri. Nov. 3rd, 2017

Lice Avengers fight for folicle freedom

Emily Kuhn

The thought of an infestation makes my skin crawl. As I walked out of the Lice Avengers office about an hour later, however, I was breathing easy. Not only is Eau Claire now home to two knowledgeable professionals who can help you and your kids become lice-free in a single treatment (and stay that way), the treatment is chemical-free. Whew!

Wed. Sep. 20th, 2017

Feeding Hungry Kids of All Ages

Emily Kuhn

According to Feed My People Food Bank, one in five children in west-central Wisconsin experience food insecurity. For some, this means that at times they don’t know where or when they will have their next meal.

Mon. Jul. 17th, 2017

Klinger Farm Market: A Fresh Take on Family Fun

Emily Kuhn

Klinger Farm Market in Chippewa Falls has been in business for more than a century. It is owned and operated by the fifth generation of Klingers, and, as manager/owner Mary Klinger stated, the market’s main focus is on family ...

Fri. Nov. 18th, 2016

Fabricating the Future in Altoona's Fab Lab

Emily Kuhn

To ensure the U.S. economy can remain competitive with a workforce trained in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), schools across the country are beefing up related programs – and the Altoona school district is no exception ...

Fri. Jul. 8th, 2016

Helping Those With Disabilities reach for a better life

Emily Kuhn, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The first thing I noticed about Jesse was his smile. It was friendly, outgoing, and sincere, and it was offered to me – along with his hand to shake and an enthusiastic, “Hi! I’m Jesse!” ...

Thu. Mar. 3rd, 2016

All Green Everything (the natural way)

Emily Kuhn

Whatever your reasons for avoiding artificial food coloring this St. Patrick’s Day – the ingredients, a desire to be healthier, or maybe even a challenge to see just how creative you can be ...

Wed. Nov. 4th, 2015

Finding Forever Families: the challenges and rewards of adoption

Emily Kuhn

Every day, Eau Claire resident Kristin Hakes proudly wears a necklace engraved with this poem, known as the Adoption Creed. For Kristin and her husband, Ben, the poem embodies their relationship with 2-year-old Steven, who they adopted as an infant from Louisiana.

Fri. Sep. 4th, 2015

New Nursing Nook offers haven in busy mall

Emily Kuhn

I remember one of my first trips to Oakwood Mall with my newborn son, Graham. He was just a few weeks old, and it was one of our first shopping trips together. I was nervous, wondering if I had planned nap time correctly, if he would protest the car ride or if he would suddenly decide ...

Tue. Jun. 23rd, 2015

Improbable Success

Emily Kuhn

teachers’ book explores Wildlands School’s approach

Wed. Apr. 29th, 2015

Not to Be Missed

Emily Kuhn, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Menomonie writer melds afterlife fantasy, YA lit

Tue. Feb. 17th, 2015

Backgammon On a Roll

Emily Kuhn, photos by Andrea Paulseth

UWEC hosts inaugural tourney for ancient game

Mon. Mar. 5th, 2012

Troubled Water

Emily Kuhn, photos by Andrea Paulseth

change needed to improve the Red Cedar Watershed

Tue. Sep. 13th, 2011

Watch Your Ash

Emily Kuhn, Trevor Kupfer

how to prepare and prevent the spread of Emerald Ash Borer

Thu. Apr. 28th, 2011

Bridging the Gap

Emily Kuhn, photos by V1 Staff & Contributors , Andrea Paulseth

how a city known for its bridges lost its luster

Thu. Jul. 29th, 2010

It's All Coming Back

Emily Kuhn, photos by Andrea Paulseth

local boomeranger helps U.S. win world title

Thu. Apr. 22nd, 2010

Local Youths Need Musicians as Mentors

Emily Kuhn

The Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley launched a program this year called Music Makers, which pairs community musicians with club participants and teaches them how to play musical instruments.

Thu. Feb. 25th, 2010


Emily Kuhn, photos by Frank H. Robinson

online museum project chronicles regional culture

Thu. Feb. 11th, 2010

Nine Hours of Bluegrass at Burger King

Emily Kuhn

The Burger King on the corner of London and Golf roads in Eau Claire is slated to be the site of a marathon nine-hour bluegrass jam session.

Thu. Oct. 15th, 2009

Booked Up

Emily Kuhn

annual book fest mixes local and national writers

Thu. Jul. 9th, 2009

Washing the Wastewater

Emily Kuhn, illustrated by Beth Czech, photos by Andrea Paulseth

a fascinating trip into the world of local sewage