4 Things to Know About Radon

here’s how to detect, test, and make sure you know the facts about this tricky and potentially dangerous gas

Elizabeth Paulson

You can’t see it, taste it, or smell it, but radon gas may cause lung cancer – and it could be in your home. January is National Radon Action Month, and here are some basic questions and answers about this dangerous gas ...

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Where to Buy, Play, and Peruse

gaming stores throughout the Chippewa Valley

James Johonnott, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Friendly Local Game Store (FLGS) holds a special place in gaming culture. Whether its a comic shop that hosts card tournaments in ...

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Pinball Prominence

you might be playing next to a grand champion

Max Martinson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The next time you’re feeling overwhelmed at a crowded bar or restaurant, search the walls for a pinball machine. Walk over, figure out how to get ...

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5 Tips for a Healthier, Happier Winter

Wintermission Eau Claire effort encourages residents to make the most of the season

Jake Wrasse, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Winter means different things to people from different places. When I was teaching communication and public speaking in Virginia, we closed the university because of ...

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Stepping to the Plate for Carson Park

fundraising effort seeks $1.5m to maintain, upgrade historical ballpark

Luc Anthony

There is a fairly decent chance that you have, at some point, found your way to the Carson Park baseball stadium. Perhaps the reason for going didn’t involve actual baseball; you may have ...

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A Murder Is Announced

Theatre Guild stages Agetha Christie murder mystery

Lauren Fisher

“A murder is announced and will take place on Friday, October 29th, at Little Paddocks, at 6:30pm. Friends accept this, the only intimation.” That’s the text of ...

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Bones for Homes

‘doodling’ project grows into art fundraiser

Rachel Johnson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

By creating art and using the proceeds from the sales to aid the homeless, Jennifer Hazen is fusing the best of humanity. A mental health counselor by ...

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Thinkin’ About Inkin’

Ambient Inks celebrates 10 years of printing and surprising growth

Eric Christenson

In the 10 years since they officially started their screen printing operation Ambient Inks, Tim Brunner and Aaron Brice, the company’s co-founders, have had ...

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Best Youth Curlers Aim for Eau Claire

curling club hosts icy sport’s Junior National Championships for the first time

Tom Giffey

The next generation of top American curling talent will slide into town when the Eau Claire Curling Club hosts the USA Curling Junior National Championships. The Jan. 12-18 tourney will ...

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An International Invitational

annual ski jumping contest takes flight January 17-18

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The 134th Annual Silver Mine Invitational will take place in Eau Claire Jan. 17-18 at the Silver Mine Ski Jump, 2900 Silvermine Drive. The event is a ...

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ArtsWest 41 Seeks Submissions from Wisconsin Artists

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Calling all Sconnie artists! It’s time to enter Wisconsin ArtsWest 41, the annual juried art show held at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire. The show is open to all working artists and students age 18 and older ...

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Out of the Darkness

local author details the story of Eau Claire’s infamous ‘Cave Lady’

Emily Kuhn, photos by Andrea Paulseth

As we learned when she was featured in this very magazine following the publication of her first book, Eau Claire author Jane Glenz enjoys digging for facts. In The Moore Family Secret, Glenz follows former ...

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