Volume One Staff

Andrea Paulseth

Staff Photographer

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Student Art on the Move

to commemorate UWEC's centennial, two students design special bus wrap

Hailey Novak, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire turned 100 this year and while some would cringe at celebrating any birthday coming in at triple digits, the celebrations are happening all year for a university that I must say has aged quite well ...

Learning to Strum Along

fundraising efforts to bring more ukuleles to Flynn Elementary music class

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

When Liz Soules, music teacher for Flynn Elementary School, starts her two fourth-grade music classes with 25 to 26 students in each room, there’s a lot of moving around. But not for rhythmic reasons ...

An Exclusive Look: In-demand Eau Claire barber edges into limelight

Nickolas Butler, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Dustin Price grips my head firmly with his left hand, while in his right hand, a razor shapes my hairline just so. His beard is immense, Jeremiah Johnson big, and his eyes are intense. A dip of Kodiak pooches his lower lip ...

10 Hot Tips for Using Local Trails

pro suggestions on biker shorts, picking up after your dog, and ... unicycles?

Jim Jeffries, photos by Andrea Paulseth

I have been biking and walking the Chippewa River Trail since before it was even created, which is some trick, let me tell you. In all of that time, I have witnessed several calamities that could have been easily avoided ...

Beaver Creek Butterfly Festival 2016

photos by Andrea Paulseth

On Sunday, July 31 butterfly enthusiasts from the area celebrated the unique wonder and beauty of our native butterflies at Beaver Creek Reserve's annual Butterfly Festival ...

New Downtown Parking Ramp Opens Early

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Opening in time to serve this summer's Farmers Market shoppers and attendees of the Sounds like Summer Concert Series in Phoenix Park, Eau Claire's new downtown parking ramp on North Barstow Street is set to open ...

Chalkfest 2016: Winners Gallery

photos by Andrea Paulseth

For the second year, Volume One partnered with UW-Eau Claire to present Chalkfest at its new home on UWEC's beautiful campus mall ... This photo gallery shows the winner and honorable mention for each category ...

Chalkfest 2016: The Big Day

photos by Andrea Paulseth

For the second year, Volume One partnered with UW-Eau Claire to present Chalkfest at its new home on UWEC's beautiful campus mall – on Saturday, July 30 – with over 150 local and regional artists ...

Chalkfest 2016: Tour All the Entries!

photos by Andrea Paulseth

For the second year, Volume One partnered with UW-Eau Claire to present Chalkfest at its new home on UWEC's beautiful campus mall – on Saturday, July 30 – with over 150 local and regional artists. This photo gallery shows all of the artists' entries from 2016.

Black Dog Urban Farm Grows Fresh Produce Inside the City

Sammy Gibbons, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Farmlands sprawl for miles just past the outskirts of Eau Claire. However, to find fresh produce, city folk can travel to a place much closer to their own backyards. Two Eau Claire farmers, Chad Rykal and Brett Berg, own Black Dog Urban Farm ...

Ain't Worried 'Bout It

rap crew Big Business make a grand statement on new 19-track album

Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The name Big Business isn’t as capitalistic as it seems, but the sounds and effort pouring out of the Chippewa Valley-based hip hop crew is anything but small. The dedicated group of rappers ...

Opening Shot | July 27, 2016

photos by Andrea Paulseth

He’s really bulling his OWN weight. Rodeo style competitions were a big part of this year’s Northern Wisconsin State Fair, held on the fairgrounds in Chippewa Falls July 13-17.

New Home for Old Stuff

Eau Claire’s Good and Sturdy Vintage relocates to North Barstow Street

Sammy Gibbons, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Mural, Mural on the Wall

artist beautifies doomed Chippewa Falls building

Sammy Gibbons, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Despite the warmth of these summer months, a house of ice was brought back to life in Chippewa Falls. Artist Alexandra Moehagen decided to conceal the spray-painted profanities on the walls of what is referred to by locals ...

Northern Wisconsin State Fair 2016

photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Northern Wisconsin State Fair took place July 13-17 at the fairgrounds in Chippewa Falls. This annual fair features livestock, crafts, homemaking and educational exhibits, plus more than a mile of midway thrills, great food stands, and free grandstand entertainment.

Public Library 2.0

Forget stereotypes about dusty piles of books. Today’s tech-savvy libraries are staying relevant in the digital age.

by Amanda Luft, photos by Andrea Paulseth

We tipped into the Digital Age around the year 2000, when the Internet changed from a static information platform into the interactive, Google-dominated Web 2.0 we know today. The Digital Age (aka the Information Age) has put a staggering amount of information at our fingertips, literally ...

Gamer Haven: The District Company triples the size of its kingdom

James Johonnott, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The movement to think and buy local is nothing new to gamers. “Support your local game store” is a phrase that has been passed around gamer culture for years. Gamers are the first to understand that having a friendly local game store at the center ...