Volume One Contributors

writers, photographers, artists

Travis Dewitz

Travis Dewitz is local photographer who specializes in portraits and commercial photography throughout the Midwest. He is the author of the book Blaze Orange: Whitetail Deer Hunting in Wisconsin.

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City Again Seeks Bids for Former Firehouse

Tom Giffey, photos by Travis Dewitz

Valley Media Works, which operates Eau Claire’s public-access TV channels, still hopes to buy a former Eau Claire fire station even though the city will soon be seeking other bids on the building. In November ...

Police From Across the Pond

program will bring German officers to Altoona

Anne Sandell, photos by Travis Dewitz

Wisconsin’s German roots are responsible for many of the things we love most here: beer, bratwurst, potato salad, and Oktoberfest, to name a few. Officer Edward Bell of the Altoona Police Department ...

Travis Dewitz Wins Major Photography Award

Hannah Mumm, photos by Travis Dewitz

Considering he hails from Altoona, a town whose history (and high school mascot) is inextricably intertwined with the North American railway, it seems fitting that Travis Dewitz recently ...

Clown Theory

this year’s clown phobia is rooted in something serious

Steve Russell, photos by Travis Dewitz

Everybody loves clowns, right? They do tricks, they twist balloons, juggle, do magic, and make people laugh. Good, right? So when, how, and why did it all go bad?

My Grandpa, My Marine

one little girl’s tribute to her late grandfather

Erika Johnson, photos by Travis Dewitz

Jan. 12, 2013 is one of those dates that will hold steadfast in the young, tender heart of 9-year-old Teslyn, my daughter. There are certain days and reflections in life that define who ...

Don't Go Changing

a handful of local businesses are totally acing the test of time

Eric Rasmussen, photos by Travis Dewitz

I apologize for bragging, and many of you probably know this already, but I was on the champion Parks and Rec 11-13 year old baseball team in 1992. It might have been 1991, or 1993, but either way it was a major event in my life and in the history of the city. Local baseball fans undoubtedly still discuss the skills ...

Blazing Photos

photographer chronicles Wisconsin deer hunting

Steve Freuhauf, photos by Travis Dewitz

Out with his debut publication titled, Blaze Orange, Eau Claire photographer Travis Dewitz is not only taking the Chippewa Valley by storm, but now the entire nation. His lavish photo book takes a look at the deep traditions of northern ...