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Local Kids’ Cookie Recipes

We asked area third graders what they’d put in their cookies.

“Baby powder, chicken feathers, and pizza, and fire, and ice, and lava …”

A Day in Santa’s Planner

We asked area third graders what they think Santa does all day.

“2. Breakfast, 3. Wakes up the elves, 4. Starts making toys, 5. Looks into his crystal ball …”

3rd Grade Holiday Dinner Plans

We asked area third graders what they’d serve for holiday dinner.

"For Christmas supper I’d make pizza, chicken, steak, hot dogs, French fries ..."

Holiday Handbook 2008

A very special Volume One special section.

It's holiday time in the Chippewa Valley. Here's how to do it up right.

Drum 'N' Bass Beatdowwn

with MC Brace, MC Hyde, Catalyst, Josh G

Jungle: Hard-driving, funky, dancy drum ‘n’ bass? Or an organic techno conspiracy with ...

Do You Remember?

former Hüsker Dü drummer headlines rockin’ lineup

Hart still mines from the cleaner spectrum of indie rock with a bit of folksy quality ...

That's So Funk Rock

WHYS Radio benefit with Minneapolis band The Histronic

Minneapolis’ The Histronic brings the dance via a three-member band.

A Trio of Duos

Hymn for Her, The Sidekicks side-by-side for two shows

Both Jeff White and James Ignacio are accomplished singer-songwriters who share ...

A Jump in Expectations

Eau Claire basketball success shifts our thinking

We are no longer that lonely population outpost in the northwest part of the state ...

Making a Neighborhood Happen

you can’t just sit back and hope your neighborhood stays cool

I grew up on Eau Claire’s west side. When we first moved ...

Sawblades Gets 'The Axe'

financial trouble sends Sawblades skidding

"The league would have been a great thing for Wisconsin."


winning photos from Volume One’s 4th annual photo contest

This season’s entries showed there is no shortage of visual inspiration in our area ...

Rustlin' Up Some Pizza

If you were thinking there's a severe lack of ranches in the Valley, well, you’d be right ...

Bringin' the Burgers

new burger joint comes to Eau Claire’s east side

“Our burgers are better. We bake our own buns, buy fresh Angus, hand make our patties ..."

Kid Tip | Nov. 20, 2008

Every Friday, 10:30-11:30am, the YMCA’s Indoor Sports Center hosts an open ...

Flesh and Bonsai

student’s art exhibit showcases man against nature

Infinitea is now the proud home of Flesh and Bonsai, an art exhibit by Kaz Kuroki.

A Jewel of a Find

new Chippewa gallery features 22 artists’ work

Holiday shopping in downtown Chippewa Falls just got a little more cultured.

A Novel Undertaking

group of locals try cranking out a novel in 30 days

Robert took a dare to write a story with a talking Walrus named Gerald.

You're Not Pretty

local band Meridene unveils new album (listen to some tracks)

The word "catchy" came up quite a bit in the interviews with Meridene.

Shortcuts | Nov. 20, 2008

The stalled plan to expand the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library has some new juice.

Questioning the Locals | Billy Noss

“I got a trophy case full of firsts, seconds, thirds, golds, silvers, bronzes, all kinds.”

How did you first get into being a ball boy?

Get Smartt

online job network changes face of area employment

“Employers are more cognizant of the people they are hiring. They’re not just going ..."

Reader Letters | Nov. 20, 2008

Proposition 8 was placed on the California voting ballads for this Election, and what it will...

Post-Election Blues

now what am I supposed to look forward to?

This “now what” feeling is still plaguing my existence.