Disc-y Business

new Water Street store caters to disc golf lovers

You’re a local disc golf player: your itch to participate in the hobby-sport is regarded as a quirk (but you dig that). The first convincing thaw of the year comes on with the same “smack” force used against the heel of your sneaker to clear ...

Winter at Camp Manitou

kids enjoy snowshoeing, hiking during two-day camp

If your kids like Camp Manitou’s swamp hike over the summer, they’ll love its Winter Camp over Valentine’s Day/President’s Day weekend Saturday, Feb. 14 through Monday, Feb. 16. Now in its fourth year, the camp offers outdoor activities...

Stay On Target

Daniel Langlois has seen the awe and wonder in the eyes of children who have just witnessed the “mystical, magical flight of the arrow.”

Eau Claire Gets Icy

from outdoor rinks to indoor lessons, ice skating opportunities abound

With the Olympics starting in Sochi in just a few days, winter sports are on everyone’s minds. There is certainly no shortage of places to skate it up in the Chippewa Valley. As far as outdoor rinks, there are six well-known options ...

Old Abe Trail Gets New Look

If the ride seemed a bit less bumpy during your recent trip down the Old Abe State Trail, it wasn’t your imagination: Late last year, a 10-mile stretch of the trail between Jim Falls and Cornell was resurfaced at a cost of $800,000 ...

A Truly Ultimate Adventure

duo hits the road to document Ultimate Frisbee subculture on video

For some, a summer vacation means sleeping in or relaxing by the pool. For Eau Claire native Chris Schasse and his friend from Minnesota, James Wagner, summer vacation meant giving up jobs and steady living arrangements to provide ...

New Place to Skate

skateboard plaza coming to Lakeshore Park

When city of Eau Claire parks officials created Phoenix Park a decade ago, they intended to build a beautiful, functional gathering place for the public at the confluence of two rivers – and they did that ...

Free-use Floatation

Every summer there are tragic headlines about deaths on some of the many waterways in Wisconsin, deaths that often are entirely preventable. A new loaner life jacket program is aimed at keeping these waterways safer ...

Glenn’s Team

local baseball legend pens history of Eau Claire ball

Glenn St. Arnault moved to Eau Claire in 1946 at the age of eight. By 1954 he was coaching his first baseball team – part of the Parks and Recreation youth league – and he hasn’t turned back since. Arnault is renowned as an ...

A Grand Day to Bike

4th annual Nature Valley Grand Prix zips into Menomonie

The annual Nature Valley Grand Prix will take place in Menomonie for the fourth time on Saturday, June 15, between 9am and 5pm.