Andrea Paulseth

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Pablo Center Grand Opening Celebration

Mon. Sep. 24th, 2018

After over six years of planning and work, the community was invited to the grand opening of the Pablo Center at the Confluence on Saturday, Sept. 22. A ribbon cutting was followed by an afternoon of performances ...

First Taste Culinary Crawl 2018

Mon. Sep. 24th, 2018

The First Taste Culinary Crawl – Thursday, Sept. 20 – was the big kickoff event for Chippewa Valley Restaurant Week 2018. Attendees could taste a full meal's worth of both savory and sweet samples from select local restaurants, as well as beer samples ...

Thu. Sep. 20th, 2018

Reid All About It: Eau Claire author’s latest book full of fun to spark kids’ learning

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

At story time, even the most focused of youngsters will eventually tire of “This Little Piggy,” The Itsy-Bitsy Spider,” and “Five Little Monkeys.” If you’re a teacher, librarian, or parent – what then? Prolific author, librarian, educator, and rapper (more on that later) Rob Reid has the answers in his latest book...

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

Fashion Focus, Fall 2018

photos by Andrea Paulseth

We scoured a few local hotspots for the most fashion-forward individuals we could find to talk about their unique style ...

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

Always in Fashion

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

while big clothing stores are closing down, home-grown businesses shine

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

Oh Sew Unique: Local tailors garments to the individual

Emilee Wentland, photos by Andrea Paulseth

It starts with a conversation. From there, local clothing maker Elizabeth de Cleyre gets to know the person seeking a new garment before she designs them a custom-made piece ...

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

Run Into This Sandbar

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

bar and grill offers fun, food, drink – and paddles

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

New Home, Fun Home

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

CVTG first to tread Jamf stage with Fun Home

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

Taking the Long Way

Tori Johnson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

local author recounts globe-trotting trip in Leaving Detroit

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

The Stuff of Life

Cassandra Kyser, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Taylor tackles Poetry Sex Love Music Booze & Death

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

‘Too Easy’

Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Mr. Pizzy and Mistah connect on infectious collab album Game Changers

Wed. Sep. 19th, 2018

Reflecting on Renewal

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Schatz looks back on role in economic, downtown development

Thu. Aug. 9th, 2018

FEATURE: The Life and Death and Life of the State Theatre

Tom Giffey, graphic designer by Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Luong Huynh, Lee Butterworth, Timothy Mather, Caitlyn Berlin, Brandon Jenness, Frank H. Robinson, Kelsey Smith

Once a shuttered movie palace, the State Theatre became a beloved arts center and a key element of Eau Claire's artistic renaissance.

Mon. Aug. 6th, 2018

Pure and Simple: Annual Pure Water Days flows from Chippewa Falls

Emilee Wentland, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Experience what life is like under the sea during Chippewa Falls’ 42nd annual Pure Water Days! This year’s theme, “Under the Sea,” will be exemplified during the parade with more than 70 floats ...

Mon. Aug. 6th, 2018

Party in the Pines

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Festival in the Pines adds more fun, fundraisers

Thu. Aug. 2nd, 2018

All Aboard! Mini Railroad Seeks Engineers

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Have you ever wanted to put on a striped engineer’s cap and guide a streamline diesel train or a genuine coal-burning steam locomotive down the track? If so, the Chippewa Valley Railroad can help you fulfill ...

Tue. Jul. 24th, 2018

5 Driveable Thriftables

Taylor Reisdorf, photos by Andrea Paulseth

treat yourself to a unique antiquing adventure at these five shops

Tue. Jul. 24th, 2018

Stories of Stories: Downtown Eau Claire's Antique Emporium has centuries of history

Lauren Fisher, photos by Rachel Worthing, Andrea Paulseth

Four flights of creaky wooden stairs offer passage between the three floors of a downtown treasure trove. On the ground level, antique china rests on beautifully carved hardwood curios. Old lace made of microscopic stitches is laid out under a glass case.

Thu. Jul. 12th, 2018

Fair Game: Eau Claire County Fair Offers Variety, Community

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Whether your interest is in dogs, livestock, juggling, food, or beyond, the Eau Claire Counry Fair has an exhibit, show, or stand to suit you. The fair begins 1pm Sunday with a canine obedience and showmanship competition ...

Thu. Jul. 12th, 2018

Annual Northern Wisconsin State Fair Returns

Taylor Reisdorf, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Indulge in classic fair food while listening to live music, browsing and attending a wide range of exhibits and events, or hopping on a carnival ride at the Northern Wisconsin State Fair ...

Thu. Jul. 12th, 2018

Savage Move: Nightclub-style fitness studio upgrades, expands into new location

Raquel Dorf, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Savage Fitness, the Chippewa Valley’s premier boxing nightclub, is about to get a hell of a lot more savage with a new grand opening later this month in Altoona. The fitness center, which has been operating out of a space at Banbury Place since December, offers boxing, fitness, and sky yoga classes ...

Thu. Jul. 5th, 2018

Gyro Heroes: Dhimitërs plots out a spicy new downtown EC spot

Emilee Wentland, photos by Andrea Paulseth

There’s a lot in store this summer for local Greek food vendor Dhimitërs. The gyro joint, an Oakwood Mall staple, has spent the last month moving to a new spot in the food court. The restaurant ...

Mon. Jul. 2nd, 2018

Opening Shot | June 27, 2018

photos by Andrea Paulseth

YOGA PARTY. On Wednesday, June 20, Latitude 44 Yoga Studio hosted the biggest yoga party of the year in Eau Claire’s Phoenix Park to celebrate the 3rd Annual International Day of Yoga.

Mon. Jul. 2nd, 2018

U.S. National Kubb Championship Returns!

Emilee Wentland, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Kubb is a Swedish baton-throwing lawn game that can be played by pretty much anyone, and it just so happens that the largest kubb championship outside of Europe is held right here in Eau Claire, aka the "Kubb Capital of North America" since 2011 ...

Fri. Jun. 29th, 2018

Family Resource Center Faces Financial Challenges

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Now, however, it’s the center itself that has a big need: A steep decline in funding this year has posed a serious challenge for the organization ...

Thu. Jun. 28th, 2018

4 Helpful CSA Hacks

Julia van Allen, photos by Andrea Paulseth

overcoming common challenges your weekly box of local produce presents

Wed. Jun. 27th, 2018

A State Fair Farewell

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

CVTG stages its last production at historic State Theatre

3rd Annual International Day of Yoga

Fri. Jun. 22nd, 2018

On Wednesday, June 20, Latitude 44 Yoga Studio hosted the biggest yoga party of the year in Eau Claire's Phoenix Park to celebrate the 3rd Annual International Day of Yoga.

River Prairie P10 Festival 2018

Mon. Jun. 18th, 2018

The River Prairie P10 festival took place on Saturday, June 16 in Altoona and was a celebration of some of the Chippewa Valley's favorite things: live music, artisan makers, literary readings, dance, comedy ...

Thu. Jun. 14th, 2018

Carson Park’s New Playground Offers More Inclusive Fun for All Kids

Catey Leonardson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Carson Park’s playground recently received a beautiful, lime-green upgrade as the past play structure reached the end of its 30-year life expectancy. The $480,000 project from Playworld Systems features areas designed for ...

Mon. Jun. 4th, 2018

The Most Important Meal

Julia van Allen, photos by Andrea Paulseth

free breakfast for nearly 3,000 hungry Chippewa Vallians

Fri. Jun. 1st, 2018

Exhibit Features Objects From State Theatre’s History

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Even among those eagerly awaiting the opening of the Pablo Center at the Confluence later this year, the impending closure of the State Theatre (a.k.a. the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center) is tinged ...

Fri. Jun. 1st, 2018

The Young and the Restless

Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

high school rockers The Third Ward unleash their debut

Fri. Jun. 1st, 2018

City Council Cooks up New Food Truck Rules

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

What’s that delicious smell? It’s the aroma of reduced regulation. In an effort to encourage more mobile dining options, the Eau Claire City Council has amended the city’s food truck ordinances ...

Wed. May. 30th, 2018

Timeless Northwoods Memories

photos by Andrea Paulseth

for those who’ve been there, ‘Up North’ is as much a place as a state of mind

Wed. May. 23rd, 2018

Growing in Harmony

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Albrecht's Nursery and Orchard offers education and organic trees