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Bon Iver Meets The Boss, Jenny Lewis for New Single

Elsa Jensen, Jenny Lewis, Bruce Springsteen, and Jenn Wasner join voices on the new track

Hot off an A-list collab with Taylor Swift on her new album folklore, Bon Iver is back today with an original tune called “AUATC” or “Ate Up All Their Cake.” As if mingling with Taylor wasn’t enough, the band calls ...

Know a Cool Kid Under 10? Let Us Know!

10 Under 10 nominations are now open

Chippewa Valley Family is looking for passionate youngsters who have accomplished cool things during the COVID-19 pandemic for a special feature.

DECI Plans a Grand Evening (Minus the Bridge)

annual fundraising dinner relocated for 2020

Eau Claire’s popular gala of food and wine on the bridge will be different this year, but it is still moving forward. The Grand Evening on the Bridge, the an annual fundraiser for Downtown Eau Claire Inc., has adopted some ...

Pablo Foundation Gives Library Expansion Project $750,000 Pledge

fundraising for project reaches 77% mark

The L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library has received a $750,000 pledge from the Pablo Foundation toward its $7 million Story Builder expansion campaign. The pledge, the largest made toward the campaign to date, brings fundraising up to 77% of ...

FMDown Goes Behind the Camera for Streaming Series ‘Live & Alone’

Rock n roll, apple shampoo, silliness abound for the 12-episode series ...

When the Eau Claire band FMDown – Will Wall, Greg Kernkamp, Andrew Liss, and Joe Gunderson – gets behind the lens of a video camera, it’s safe you say you never know what you’re about to see. To complement ...

Country Road, Take Me Home: Ben Shaw Packs It Up in New Video [WATCH]

The singer/songwriter's new video for 2018 song "Get The Hell Outta Here" is a massive local collaboration

In a brand-new music video, songwriter Ben Shaw is packing up his 1955 Dodge pickup truck and leaving this old town in his dust. “Get The Hell Outta Here” is the closing track to ...

Avoid Beach Day Bummers

algae blooms, bacteria can spoil the fun

Summer is right around the corner, and that means so is beach-going season! Be sure you know where to find up-to-date beach closing information before the season officially kicks off. E-notifications are one of the ways ...

Steps to Having a Food Safe Summer

With warmer temperatures, foodborne illness rates increase in the summer. Warmer temperatures can cause the number of bacteria in food to double in as little as 20 minutes! One of ...

National Ice Cream Month? Let’s All Scream

There’s only one way to celebrate National Ice Cream Month this July: Pick up a scoop of ice cream from your favorite local ice cream parlor! If you’re heading ...

WHY IS THAT? Squeaky Cheese Curds

the science behind Wisconsin’s famous snack

There’s nothing like picking up a fresh, warm bag of cheese curds at the farmers market and getting that first squeaky bite. That squeak comes from a special way that long protein molecules in fresh ...

The ARTmobile’s Online Detour

children’s art program comes to web after Pablo Center’s closure

For years, the ARTmobile has been a colorful attraction for children and their parents across the Chippewa Valley, popping up at locations from the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library to Oakwood Mall to Phoenix Park. The roaming program ...

Aiming For a ‘No Bummer Summer’

what children’s lit can teach kids about living through a pandemic

I was there once, too: looking blindly at the walls of my bright, hot pink bedroom wondering what in the heck and goldarn tarnation I would do with my abundance of free time since school was out for the summer. Just when school ...

25 Ways to Connect with Nature

cool things to do in the great outdoors in the Chippewa Valley this summer

Beaver Creek Reserve wants you to have a “No Bummer Summer” – here are just a few ways to connect with nature this summer. We just ask that you follow social distancing ...