Volume One Contributors

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Kensie Kiesow

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Petting Pups & Pounding Pints

Fur-kin Fest to raise money for humane society

Kensie Kiesow

What is a “Fur-kin,” you may very well ask? Well, “fur kin” are our furry companions such as dogs and cats, but a “firkin” is a small keg where cask ale is fermented. At the Fur-kin Fest in Menomonie ...

Dungeons & Dragons in Eau Claire: How to Get Started

Kensie Kiesow

Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) is a tabletop roleplaying game (RPG) which encourages its players to not only do a lot of basic math, but to really indulge in their fantasies and imagination to create a world of magic and combat all their own ...

Follow the Cheddar Brick Road

spots to visit on the great Southwestern Wisconsin Cheese Tour

Kensie Kiesow

Whether you’ve never visited a factory or your scrapbooks are weighed down with pictures of yourself in front of vats of curd, this unofficial trail of southwestern Wisconsin’s best factories and ...

Happy Birthday, Chippewa Falls!

sesquicentennial celebrations peak Aug. 9-11

Kensie Kiesow, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Falls’ big, Birthday Bash (for their 150th anniversary!) will start on Aug. 8 at 7:30pm with performances of Today in the Valley. The Swampers and local composer Jerry Way will ...

“Dabble Day” Maker Fest Returns to EC Library

Kensie Kiesow

Dabble Day Maker Fest is back! For kids of all ages, Dabble Day is their time to let their creative energy flow into a work of art or craft, and this year, they’ll be able to dabble in ...

8 Weird and Wondrous Wisconsin Summer Festivals

Kensie Kiesow

Wisconsin festivals are, by far, the most classic, Midwestern affairs to experience during the year. Here there be eight Wisconsin festivals to visit this summer, as well as a bonus festival listed at the bottom that you’ll just have to check out ...

Romeo and Juliet at Lake Wissota State Park July 13

Kensie Kiesow

Summit Players Theatre will return for a fifth season of sharing Shakespeare with children and adults alike, but this time, they’re acting out their first tragedy: Romeo and Juliet. Throughout the Summer, Summit Players Theatre will be performing Romeo and Juliet across ...

12 Cool and Quirky Wisconsin Roadside Attractions to Visit this Summer

Kensie Kiesow

For your entertainment and driving convenience, I have put together a rout containing some of the weirdest and quirkiest roadside attractions this great state of Wisconsin has to offer, and believe me, it was very difficult to narrow it down to five ...