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Thu. Jun. 13th, 2019

Four New Ways to Jam: A quartet of new summer music series

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Vallians can enjoy free outdoor music six of seven days a week with the addition of FOUR new summer music concert series. From university talent to country crooners, there’s a little something for everyone ...

Fri. May. 31st, 2019

UW-Stout Students Flex Muscle in Fitness Center Vote

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UW-Stout students have approved a $22.5 million project that would use student fees to add extra recreational space to the university’s Sports and Recreation Complex. In an April advisory referendum ...

Fri. May. 31st, 2019

6 Ways to Stay Safe & Make a Splash!

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

As your family takes to the water – whether its boating, floating, swimming, or what have you – make sure to keep these five safety tips in mind.

Wed. May. 29th, 2019

6 Can’t-Miss One-Off Shows

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Music fest shouldn't get all the glory. Check out some greatm, single show musical events.

Thu. May. 23rd, 2019

Taking Care of Teeth: Cedar Orthodontics

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Cedar Orthodontics goes above and beyond to provide comfortable care to their patients. The recommended age for a child’s first orthodontic exam is age seven, however, they provide braces and Invisalign treatments to patients of all ages.

Thu. May. 23rd, 2019

Taking Care of Teeth: Regis Court Dental Associates

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At Regis Court Dental Associates, their four dentists have decades of combined experience in all aspects of the field and a whole horde of multi-generational families that keep coming back year after year. That should tell you something.

Thu. May. 23rd, 2019

Taking Care of Teeth: Kristo Orthodontics

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

For 60 years, Kristo Orthodontics has been creating smiles – literally and figuratively – across the Chippewa Valley. While the technology of straightening teeth and correcting bites has changed dramatically over the course of six decades, the goals of Kristo Orthodontics haven’t ...

Thu. May. 23rd, 2019

Taking Care of Teeth: Menomonie Street Dental

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Walking into the lobby of Menomonie Street Dental, one would never know that they were in the midst of a grand transformation. Business proceeds as usual at the dental practice while just down the hall, out of earshot ...

Fri. May. 17th, 2019

Three Hotels Will Add 300 Rooms to City

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Eau Claire could gain 300 new hotel rooms over the next few years if three planned projects reach fruition. Two of the new hotels are slated to be built on the site of the recently closed Clarion Hotel and Green Mill Restaurant ...

Thu. May. 16th, 2019

17 Can’t-Miss Chippewa Falls Events

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

In Chippewa Falls, the calendar is filled to the brim with annual events, celebrations, and more! Here’s a compilation of 17 can’t-miss happenings over the next 12 months, including a 150th-birthday bash ...

Thu. May. 9th, 2019

The Badger State Could Do Better for Its Babies

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Wisconsin can do better ensuring its babies have a good start in life: According to a newly released report, Wisconsin trails most other states in ...

Thu. May. 9th, 2019

Kids Concert Series Back for Another Spin Around the Park

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For three Saturday mornings this summer – during the Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market and the Artist Market of Eau Claire – Chippewa Valley Family will again host FREE live music on the Phoenix Park labyrinth in downtown Eau Claire.

Thu. May. 9th, 2019

Know a Cool Kid Under 10? Let Us Know!

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Chippewa Valley Family is looking for passionate youngsters to include in the special “10 Under 10” feature in our July/August issue.

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Mon. May. 6th, 2019

It’s great! It’s big! It’s the Hullabaloo!

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Great Big Hullabaloo will be a dynamic day of kid-centric and family-focused fun on Saturday, June 1, at the Pablo Center at the Confluence in Eau Claire. Expect an interactive whirlwind day of ...

Mon. May. 6th, 2019

It’s Great, It’s Big, It’s the Hullabaloo!

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Great Big Hullabaloo will be a dynamic day of kid-centric and family-focused fun on Saturday, June 1, at the Pablo Center at the Confluence in Eau Claire. Expect an interactive whirlwind day of ...

Thu. Apr. 25th, 2019

What is the The Great Big Hullabaloo?

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Presented by Chippewa Valley Family, Associated Bank, and Volume One, “The Great Big Hullabaloo” will be a dynamic day of kid-centric and family-focused fun. Expect an interactive whirlwind of music, art, science, technology, theater, dance, and performances ...

Thu. Apr. 18th, 2019

DAVIS DOGS: New York dogs hit Eau Claire

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After getting laid off from a job in construction, Jim Davis did what any reasonable New York native would: He built and opened up his own hot dog truck in 2013. Davis Dogs currently serves up 16 different styles of hot dogs, ranging from a reuben dog to a mac and cheese dog ...

Thu. Apr. 4th, 2019

Downtown Crowns

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The District, SHIFT, Pablo among 2019’s Downtowny winners

Thu. Mar. 21st, 2019

Meet the Candidates 2019

Tom Giffey, photos by V1 Staff

a rundown of Eau Claire City Council contenders

Thu. Mar. 7th, 2019

Principles & Principals: Learning Strength by Parenting

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Ashley Peggs began teaching second grade at Robbins Elementary after graduating from UW-Eau Claire, and loved her work. But when her first daughter was born premature, she took the rest of the year off to stay home with the child.

Thu. Mar. 7th, 2019

Craft Time: Volcano Egg Painting

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There’s just something about the reaction between baking soda and vinegar that can keep kids entertained for hours.

Wed. Mar. 6th, 2019

6 Bits of Downtown Data

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a glance at the numbers and figures that define Eau Claire’s urban core