VOTE NOW: Best of the Valley 2020

Thu. Dec. 5th, 2019

V1 Staff

VOTE NOW! Voting is now open in our 2019 Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll! We've got lots of categories across 9 different sections. Feel free to jump around and vote on the stuff that's important to you. Voting ends at midnight on Dec. 11 ...

Merry Christkindlmarkt

Wed. Dec. 4th, 2019

author & photographer by Nate Cooksey

Lazy Monk’s annual German-style market returns

Lazy Monk Brewing is back with holiday cheer, hosting their fourth annual Christkindlmarkt (Christmas Market for non-German speakers) – celebrating the quaint German tradition of ...

By the Numbers: Local Schools

Wed. Dec. 4th, 2019

V1 Staff

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction recently released 2018-19 report cards for public school districts. Districts’ rankings in areas such as ...

City and Xcel Set Carbon-Free Goals

Wed. Dec. 4th, 2019

V1 Staff

The City of Eau Claire and Xcel Energy signed an ambitious “Energy Future Collaboration” agreement earlier this month, jointly pledging to produce – and use – more clean energy. The memorandum of understanding is ...