Fight for Your Rights

progressive apolitical event FightingBobFest comes to Chippewa Falls

Thu. May. 12th, 2011  |  Emily Anderson, photos by V1 Staff & Contributors

“We are not campaigning for anyone. ... (Speakers) are not there for their party; they are there for their ideas.” – Jim Dunning, an event coordinator of FightingBobFest

A Breath of Fresh Threads

new apparel company in Chippewa Falls

Thu. Apr. 14th, 2011  |  Lisa de Felice, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Breath of Life, which is partnered with Menomonie’s Ambient Visions Ink, offers apparel with designs created entirely by the local trio. As of now, they offer T-shirts, long-sleeve shirts, and hats, but plan to add jeans, shorts, dress shirts...

Chippewa Falls: The Musical

locally produced musical tracks big year of history

Thu. Mar. 17th, 2011  |  Kristin Frosch, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Shortly after the Civil War, Chippewa Falls, full of enterprise and interest, became incorporated as a Wisconsin city. And now the Heyde Center is bringing that history to the stage with an entertaining twist in Chippewa Falls 1869: The Musical.

Ralph’s Red Apple Grill

new Chippewa eatery latest to go ‘all local’

Thu. Mar. 3rd, 2011  |  Dacia Miller

So it’s a Saturday night and you need a new place to eat. Ralph’s Red Apple Grill just opened up in Chippewa Falls so you give it a shot. You might walk in and think you see a homey version of an Applebees. But look closer.

Irvine Park Xmas Lights 2010

Wed. Dec. 22nd, 2010

A quick drive through Irvine Park's (Chippewa Fall, Wis.) annual Christmas Village holiday lights display.

Yes, It's Really Jeff Daniels

funny man brings guitar to Chippewa Falls’ Heyde Center

Thu. Nov. 4th, 2010  |  Emily Anderson

Well, what some may not realize is that actor Jeff Daniels (of Dumb and Dumber and The Squid and the Whale fame) is also a musician and the Chippewa Valley has the golden opportunity to ...

Every Buddy's Bar

new Chippewa Falls tavern wants to be your friend

Thu. Nov. 4th, 2010  |  Missy Reece, photos by Andrea Paulseth

es Partlo, a Chippewa Falls native, has always dreamed big. Partlo always found himself hoping that someday he, and others like him, could have a place that highlighted music he often felt was overlooked.