Volume One Staff

Andrea Paulseth

Staff Photographer

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A Local Urban Community

downtown apartment dwellers form group to get to know their neighbors

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

For the Phoenix Park Urbanites, there are no officers, no bylaws, no structure, really. And if there was, it just wouldn’t be right, says Deb Marshall, the founding member. This social group of people ...

A Real Head-Turner

take a look at Sport Rider Inc.’s flashy, trend-setting Slingshot

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Trubilt Collision Center doesn’t slow down for a minute, even on a Friday leading into a sunny spring weekend. Phones are ringing, front office workers are typing, hospitality is being offered to those who come in to fix their vehicular woes...

Here's the Tea

local woman opens Chinese cultural experience

Olivia Kroner, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Xin Obaid arrived in Eau Claire in 2010 from Wuhan, China, unable to speak English and without knowing a single soul in the area. To combat the loneliness she was feeling, Obaid turned to the things she ...

Extreme Thunder Q&A, Wellness Movement in Indian Country

photos by Andrea Paulseth

On Wednesday, March 4 Marcus Red Thunder shared the vision of the Extreme Thunder USA - a horse Indian Relay Horse Racing event coming to Eau Claire in August, with 48 teams and 300 horses.

Donut Sam’s Will Bring House-Made Donuts to Downtown Menomonie

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Menomonie residents are about to have their donut fix sated by a new downtown shop: Donut Sam’s (521 Second St. East). Inspired by their youngest son, 12-year-old Sam, Michael and Tanya Husby are planning...

Time for a Hullabaloo!

the Valley’s coolest kids event is back for another day of family-centric fun

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Great Big Hullabaloo will return with another dynamic day of kid-centric and family-focused fun on Saturday, May 30, at the Pablo Center at the Confluence in Eau Claire. Expect an ...

Opening Shot | March 5, 2020

photos by Andrea Paulseth

“THINGS MIGHT GET A LITTLE HAIRY, BUT WE JUST GOTTA PULL TOGETHER.” The Beaver Creek Reserve’s Frosty Frolic features winter fun like snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, dogsledding, and more. This year’s fourth annual event took place on Saturday, Feb. 29.

Frosty Frolic 2020

photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Beaver Creek Reserve’s Frosty Frolic features winter fun like snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, dogsledding, and more. This year’s fourth annual event took place on Saturday, Feb. 29.

Downtown Donut? City considers new parking approach for Block 7

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Numerous plans have come and gone in recent years for the parcel of downtown Eau Claire known as Block 7, which has been a “temporary” parking lot for the better part of a decade. While apartments, offices, and even a large parking garage ...

Barbecue Basics: Ryan Jean-Baptiste is here to help

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Ryan Jean-Baptiste has been serving up life-saving barbecue in the Chippewa Valley for the past 5 years as the owner of Life Support BBQ – also known as the Hambulance Mobile Food Truck ...

FEATURE STORY: 30 Years of Tokyo

For more than 30 years, Tokyo Restaurant has brought international cuisine – and understanding – to the Chippewa Valley

Emily Anderson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Tokyo Restaurant has been located in a modest strip mall on London Road since first opening in 1989. Still, you could say the history of the restaurant truly began in 1969. That’s when the restaurant’s founder, Yoshi Tsuanko, left Japan and came to the U.S.