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The Middle of the Road

what your walking says about you

A few short months ago, back when this country’s quarantine was in its toddler stage, I was driving through my neighborhood past quiet houses with dark windows. The sun was ...

Twin Cities Comic’s New Standup Special Recorded in Eau Claire

Menomonie native Tim Harmston has a soft spot for the Valley’s comedy scene

Standup comic Tim Harmston is here to help. On May 1, the comedian and Menomonie native released his second album, "The Whim of Tim," which was recorded live right here in Eau Claire at The Plus and ...

Public-Private Task Force Charts Way for Chippewa Valley Post-Quarantine

As the Chippewa Valley – and the rest of Wisconsin – emerges from two months of “Safer at Home” quarantine, we’re all struggling to navigate a world that suddenly seems unfamiliar. Should we wear masks everywhere? Is it safe to go to out? If we do, is ...

On the Cover | May 27, 2020

learn more about this issue's cover art from Rhonda Willers

“I remember a day in yoga when we practiced tree pose, being out of balance while in balance. It struck me how much strength it took to wobble ...”

New Neighborhoods - Prairie View Ridge

affordable living in a quiet corner of Altoona not far from shopping & recreation

Nestled into a quiet part of Altoona, the new Prairie View Ridge neighborhood will provide mixed-use amenities and proximity to shopping and recreation at an affordable price for all kinds of buyers with opportunities for renters as well.

New Neighborhoods - Hillcrest II

recreational opportunities abound in this neighborhood along Altoona's Otter Creek

Young professionals, families, and empty-nesters in search of a place to call their own can look no further: Hillcrest II in Altoona is the development they’re looking for. C&M Home Builders has affordable options for everyone.

New Neighborhoods - Trilogy

blending country-style relaxation with the amenities of the city

Those looking for higher-end, single-family housing in an up-and-coming part of town may want to look toward Trilogy, the beautifully crafted new neighborhood developed by the trusted and experienced C&M Home Builders.

WHY B MAD? Eau Claire Hip-Hop Artist Breezes Past Setbacks

TeawhYB’s new EP ‘What We Were’ takes flight

An artist’s resiliency often determines their ability to succeed, and one local hip-hop artist is setting himself up for success by defying today’s hardships. TeawhYB, street name Tyler Baumgart, is a local hip-hop artist who is continuing to make waves in ...

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With ‘Multidimensional,’ ArtFly Brings Local Art Online

virtual exhibition of Chippewa Valley art runs through June 5

Eau Claire-based pop-up gallery ArtFly has taken art to a new, digital format that can be accessed by a computer or smartphone in the new exhibition “ArtFly: Multidimensional” – ArtFly’s first show in ...