Volume One Contributors

writers, photographers, artists

Haley Wright

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Come Out and Play, Everyone! Children’s Museum initiative opens doors to all kids

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Children’s Museum of Eau Claire is a unique destination for the children of the Chippewa Valley to learn and be inspired by engaging all of their senses in hands-on exhibits and interactive programming. The museum’s recently launched Play for All Initiative is intended to open up the museum’s doors (and unlock its wonders) to all children ...

Capturing the Land

library gallery features landscape artist Marcus Clark

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Celebrated local artist Marcus Clark is about to begin his third art show at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library ...

Heart for Art

teacher has been inspiring Altoona kids for 28 years

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Donna Walther, an art teacher for the past 28 years at Pederson Elementary School in Altoona and perhaps best known for her memorable large-scale creations and beautiful and unique classroom, is ready to begin a new ...

Money Talks

cash-themed curated show is all about the money

Haley Wright

Medium of Exchange: The Art of Cash, an interesting and thought-provoking multimedia visual art exhibition, is set to be on display in the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center’s Janet Carson Gallery ...

Come Out to Play, Everyone!

Children’s Museum initiative designed to open doors to all kids, no matter their background or income

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Children’s Museum of Eau Claire is a unique destination for the children of the Chippewa Valley to learn and be inspired by engaging all of their senses in hands-on exhibits and interactive programming. The museum’s recently launched Play for All Initiative is intended to open up the museum’s doors (and unlock its wonders) to all children in the community ...

Staying in the Moment

mindfulness expert Ann Brand sounds off on its many benefits

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Many of us rush through our days mindlessly going from one place to another as part of a routine, without enjoying the experiences we partake in, and totally unaware of the remarkable things happening right in front of us. Then something happens – an accident, for example – and we are forced to slow down ...

Starting from the Bottom

author offers encouraging words for those struggling

Haley Wright

Local author and motivational speaker Julie Court has recently published Incredible Life Makeover, a step-by-step guide to making over a person’s life. The book is filled with stories, quotes, thoughtful insights, and prayers to help guide readers as they overcome whatever adversity or ailment plagues them and transform into their best selves ...

Painting in Numbers

social art classes offer a chance to socialize, drink, and create beautiful art

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Social art classes, a creative and fun way to spend time out with friends, have taken the Chippewa Valley by storm. A variety of social art classes are currently offered at places ...

Seasonal Ice

rip-roarin’ winter festival puts ATVs, cars, on frozen Lake Wissota in the spirit of chilly fun

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Second Annual Winter Fest and Games on January 29 through 31 on Lake Wissota will be a chilly and unforgettable event – complete with a snowmobile parade organized to break the current record in the Guinness Book of World Records, auto and ATV racing on the ice, snowmobile drag racing, fat bike racing ...

Above "Average"

Mondovi writer launches four books in new series for young readers

Haley Wright, photos by Jake Avery

Julie Bowe of Mondovi, author of the tremendously successful Friends for Keeps series, has a new series out called Victoria Torres, Unfortunately Average. The first four books in the series, published by Minnesota-based Capstone, made their debut in August. Bowe anticipates four additional books will be published in the series by 2017 ...