Haley Wright


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Tue. Mar. 17th, 2020

Overheard in the Barn

Haley Wright

regional wedding venue also an enchanting concert space

Wed. Jan. 22nd, 2020

Chicken Dreams

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

CF author turns bedtime story into published work

Fri. Aug. 9th, 2019

New Chippewa Falls Shop Focuses on Unique Homegoods

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

November Grace, a design store, launched in Chippewa Falls in June. The store, 45 E. Elm St. (next to the Garage Salon), offers a variety of unique home furnishing and personal items, both new ...

Tue. Jul. 9th, 2019

Country Jam Celebrates 30 Years With Star-Studded Lineup

Haley Wright, photos by Caitlyn Berlin

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Eau Claire’s own Country Jam music festival. On an annual basis, the festival brings together friends and family to camp and enjoy live performances ...

Wed. Jun. 5th, 2019

'Ready, Set, Read!' at the Library This Summer

Haley Wright

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library is ready to kick off its summer library program, which runs from June 1 through Aug. 15 and allows children aged birth-18 to enjoy reading and being read to for prizes ...

Thu. May. 16th, 2019

Bridges of Valor

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Falls honors veterans with five bridges

Fri. May. 3rd, 2019

Female Entrepreneurs Will Flock at Conference

Haley Wright

The 16th Annual Women’s Business Conference will be held at UW-Eau Claire’s Davies Student Center from 8am-5pm Thursday, May 16. The conference is expected to attract more than 500 business ...

Thu. Mar. 21st, 2019

Barstow & Grand – Submissions for Issue 3 Now Open

Haley Wright

The Valley’s premier literary journal Barstow & Grand is currently accepting submissions for its third issue through April 30, 2019. Barstow & Grand is published by the Chippewa Valley Writer’s Guild ...

Tue. Jan. 22nd, 2019

For Home, for Family: Local woodworker expands with family name

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Nick Endle, the craftsman behind Endle Home Goods (formerly Nick’s Wood Shop), is rapidly expanding his local business. Endle, a full-time web developer, started working with wood in 2014 ...

Wed. Jan. 9th, 2019

In the New Year, Think

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

YMCA yoga instructor talks yoga for beginners

Thu. Dec. 27th, 2018

Sweet Home, Barron County

Haley Wright

western Wisconsin’s Chris Kroeze gains national fame via The Voice

Fri. Nov. 30th, 2018

Snazzy Seasonal Soiree: Matt and Suzie K. host musical Christmas shindig

Haley Wright

Looking for an excuse to dress snazzy this season? Musical couple Matt and Suzie Kendziera’s annual Christmas Soiree event will be Saturday, Dec. 8, at the River Prairie Center in Altoona. The event is 18+ (no partner required), and will include a cash bar, waiters and waitresses serving light appetizers ...

Thu. Nov. 15th, 2018

Cinderella With a Spin

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

ECCT’s first Pablo show is holiday-themed Cinderella

Wed. Oct. 31st, 2018

Raising a Voice for Students in Need

Haley Wright

Higley – who serves Lakeshore, Longfellow, Meadowview, and Northwoods elementary schools in Eau Claire – was named School Social Worker of the Year for 2018 by the Wisconsin School Social Work Association. She received the award in October at a regional gathering in St. Louis.

Tue. Oct. 2nd, 2018

Workshop Your Spoken Word at the Heyde

Haley Wright

On Oct. 18, beginning at 7pm, the Chippewa Valley Cultural Association will host a spoken word open mic event with Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre, a Minneapolis-based two-time National Poetry Slam champion ...

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

Run Into This Sandbar

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

bar and grill offers fun, food, drink – and paddles

Mon. Aug. 6th, 2018

Party in the Pines

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Festival in the Pines adds more fun, fundraisers

Tue. Jul. 24th, 2018

A Sales Duet: Morgan and Eckroth team up for maximum music

Haley Wright, photos by Nicole Johnson

Morgan Music, the area’s largest and longest-running retail music store, is now collaborating with Eckroth Music Company, which specializes in supplying instruments and service to school music programs.

The Daily Shakedown

Tue. Jul. 10th, 2018

4 Weekends, 4 Big Music Festivals

Raquel Dorf, Haley Wright, Julia van Allen, Measha Vieth, photos by Caitlyn Berlin, Marcie Pannell

Rock Fest, Country Jam, OneFest, and Blues On The Chippewa are up next. Here are the details ...

Wed. Jun. 27th, 2018

A State Fair Farewell

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

CVTG stages its last production at historic State Theatre

Thu. Jun. 14th, 2018

On a Lonesome Road

Haley Wright

policeman turned attorney pens debut mystery novel

Wed. May. 16th, 2018

A Century of Sales: Sokup’s has a 127-year reputation for great meat

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Sokup’s Market, a well-known landmark at 624 N. Bridge St. in Chippewa Falls, has operated continuously in its present location since 1894, and is currently being run by the fourth generation of Sokups: Peter and his wife, Kathy ...

Wed. May. 2nd, 2018

Big Branch-Out: A look at Down to Earth’s major expansion

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Down to Earth Garden Center, a local family owned business offering landscaping services and retail sales at 6025 Arndt Road in Eau Claire, has recently expanded its Garden Center to offer customers ...

Thu. Apr. 5th, 2018

Five Guys Burgers & Fries Set to Launch EC Location

Haley Wright

Five Guys, the nationally renowned burger chain, is coming to the Oakwood Mall in Eau Claire in mid-April. The burger joint will offer a large variety of burgers, fries, soda, and hot dogs, sandwiches including ...

Thu. Apr. 5th, 2018

Naturel Growth: Grants propel local skin care line in expansion

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Melnaturel, a locally handmade, natural skin care line developed and marketed by founder Melissa Wilson, has grown substantially over the past year thanks in part to receiving a couple of grants to assist in ...

Thu. Apr. 5th, 2018

Family-Friendly Triple Play

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Children’s Museum, Chippewa Valley Museum, and Beaver Creek team up with shared membership

Wed. Mar. 21st, 2018

Art for All: Space for local artists and craftspeople ready to open

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A new home for local artists called Art on the Ridge is launching this month in a repurposed portion of warehouse space just off Clairemont Avenue. at 525 Park Ridge Court in Eau Claire. Art on the Ridge is ...

Tue. Mar. 20th, 2018

Mabel Tainter Comes to Life on the Page

Haley Wright

Mystery at the Mabel Tainter, a new children’s book written by local author Mary Heimstead and illustrated by UW-Eau Claire student Taylor Nicole Kysely, explores the history of the landmark Menomonie ...

Fri. Mar. 9th, 2018

In Good Company: Eau Claire resident launches dance company

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Lynn Buske of Eau Claire is launching BaredFeet Company, a local contemporary dance company, in the next two months. Buske wants to bring professional, expressive, contemporary dance performances ...

Fri. Feb. 23rd, 2018

Tempted to Touch

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Artfly pop-up encourages viewers to engage with art

Fri. Jan. 12th, 2018

Teaching Folks to Fish

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

get all the anglers’ tricks while you fish for free

Tue. Dec. 26th, 2017

Ivory Piano Bar to Open In Eau Claire on New Year's

Haley Wright

The Ivory Piano Bar, located at 2526 Golf Rd. (previously From the Vine Wine Room), will make its debut by hosting a New Year celebration on Dec. 31. The bar will feature a centrally located piano and live performances ...