a local overview of 2008 from arts to news to a whole lot more
2008 in the Chippwea Valley from Obama to Bon Iver, from the smoking ban to Brett Farve
the eternal family struggle of crafting your own stupid holiday gift
Back in the old days, you had to go out and slaughter a goat to make a towel rack or something.
combining school teams increases wins, decreases opportunities
Merging the Old Abes and the Huskies may save money and bring more titles, but ...
December marks the 90th anniversary of the Eau Claire flu pandemic that killed 58
Ninety years ago this month, a local nun helped battle a virus that shut down Eau Claire.
night of music at Skate America features Jamestown Story
Skate America will host Minneapolis alternative act Jamestown Story.
celebrate the new year with music, theater, dancing, and more
Not sure what to do for New Years? There are plenty of options out there for you, my friend.
annual fundraiser celebrating its 10th year
For the 10th year in a row, Chippewa Valley residents will get their mega dose of ragtime.
slots still available for one-of-a-kind volleyball leagues
“It has been unbelievable. Everybody walks in the door and says, ‘Wow.’" – Bill “Loopy” Kleitch
Menomonie cyclists are putting a fresh twist on old holiday traditions this year.
Freshly opened on Dec. 15, the Ciao Line Family Buffet features an impressive spread.
They’ve finally done it – Minnesota’s Surly Beer has invaded Wisconsin.
new shop allows you to brew homemade wine, beer
Shawn and Julie-Ann Kluge have turned their hobby of making wine into their business.
A Stout student filmed a three-minute documentary on the university’s green policies.
Eau Claire Jazz Festival wants the creative folks of the Chippewa Valley to submit original work
According to recent research, there may be one crack left in that obnoxious glass ceiling.
the unconventional style, flair of Paula Gorski’s art
Gorski hopes to express humor and playfulness through narrative paintings and wrapped sculpture.
Disease, natural disaster, and bioterrorism strike fear into Americans, but here in Wisconsin...
Chippewa Falls is in the midst of an intoxicating phenomenon known as “downtown revitalization.”
area man has collected over 4,000 Santa figurines
Is it hard to find new Santa figures every year? Will you ever feel like you’ve got enough?
group at North High builds electric cars in class
If they place first, North High School’s Electrical Vehicle Team is entitled to bragging rights.
a numerical breakdown of Wisconsin’s richest man
$7.3 billion – Menard's net worth according to Portfolio and Forbes 400.
Only a true politician would dream of asking for a pay raise while ...
you don’t need to spend money on my gifts, you just need to rhyme
I will have my poem. And if I do not get my poem, my holiday season will be completely ruined.