U.S. National Kubb Championship 2019

This year's U.S. National Kubb Championship took place July 12, 13, and 14, with teams from around the country (and players from around the world) converging on the Eau Claire Soccer Park ...

2nd Annual Kite Festival

On Sunday, May 5 the 2nd Annual Menomonie Kite Festival took place at Tanglewood Greens in Menomonie. Guests were welcome to bring their own kites or purchase them there for an afternoon of kite flying out on the driving range ...

Eau Claire Marathon 2019

The annual Eau Claire Marathon took place on Sunday, May 5 in Carson Park where 3,000+ runners took to the streets. Runs included a full marathon, a half marathon, a 5k run/walk, full relay marathon, and a kids run, plus food trucks and tons of events for non-runners and community supporters.

Friends Indeed

preservation a priority for newly formed Friends of Putnam Park

In 1909, lumber baron and local philanthropist Henry Cleveland Putnam donated a 230-acre parcel of land to the City of Eau Claire, hoping the low-lying stretch would be preserved as a botanical laboratory ...

Expanding Your Boundaries

craving a canoe trip? here’s what you need to know about dipping a paddle into Minnesota’s Boundary Waters

If you’ve never been camping in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, it may seem a little daunting – even more so if you’re not much of a camper or outdoorsperson ...

Early Season, Later Life

reflections on trout fishing with a son – then and now

It was futile. A stinging April wind gusting across Timber Coulee Creek and my cataract-clouded eyes made threading a hair-thin tippet into the eye of a trout fly no larger than a peppercorn practically impossible ...