Volume One Contributors

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Katelyn Hendren

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Downtown's Fall Festivities

downtown EC’s biggest festival returns with new traditions

Katelyn Hendren

Ever worry that you are too old for petting zoos or parades? Worry no longer. With a wide variety of events, International Fall Fest provides the opportunity for all ages to channel their inner child while learning a great deal. IFF aims to ...

She'll Be Alright

Nancy Dawn Olson steps away from band for new EP

Katelyn Hendren, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Local singer-songwriter Nancy Dawn Olson recently released an EP entitled I’ll Be Alright featuring six of her newest songs. I’ll Be Alright is a collaboration with many musicians, including Evan Middlesworth (bass player, rhythm guitarist and ...

Area Support Group Focuses on Meeting Needs of Latino Community

Katelyn Hendren

El Centro de Conexión of the Chippewa Valley is gaining prominence as the area’s Latino resource center, having hosted family nights (for mingling and improving Spanish), parties, and holiday celebrations throughout the past year. El Centro de ...

Coming in for a Landing

aviation show makes pit stop at Chippewa Valley airport

Katelyn Hendren

The American Barnstormers will be making a stop at the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport in mid-August. The event will include vintage airplanes from the 1920s and 1930s, pilots and crews dressed in costumes from the barnstormers era, aircraft ...

Bullying Awareness Event

Katelyn Hendren

One Tree Martial Arts of Eau Claire will be hosting an event Friday August 17 from 6:30 to 8:30pm, to raise awareness about bullying. Law Enforcement Officials, Teachers, Counselors and other professionals will be speaking about bullying ...

Best Red

Chippewa Falls winery wins state competition

Katelyn Hendren

River Bend Vineyard and Winery of Chippewa Falls won the Best of Class award at the Wisconsin State Fair Wine Competition held on June 21. Wines entered in the competition are placed into various divisions based on the type of wine submitted ...

Completely Shaken Up

ECCT has an exciting couple of months ahead

Katelyn Hendren, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Eau Claire Children’s Theatre is ready to rock and roll in their latest musical, “All Shook Up,” inspired by the book entitled All Shook Up by Joe DiPietro and featuring music from the King himself, Elvis. The play tells the story of Chad, a ...

Where in Eau Claire?

scavenger hunt to benefit the Family Resource Center

Katelyn Hendren, photos by Jesse Johnson

For the first time ever, the Family Resource Center of Eau Claire County is hosting its “Where in Eau Claire” scavenger hunt. “We had a previous event that we did for several years but this year we wanted to choose a new main fundraising event ...

Grass on the Chippewa

Durand Bluegrass Festival returns for year three

Katelyn Hendren, photos by Marie Ketring

The third annual Grass on the Chippewa will be held at its new location of Tarrant Park in Durand. The festival will feature 12 bluegrass bands that will take the stage over a period of two days. “Grass on the Chippewa is an event whose goal is to ...