Andrea Paulseth

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Fri. Jan. 12th, 2018

Teaching Folks to Fish

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

get all the anglers’ tricks while you fish for free

Fri. Jan. 12th, 2018

3 Summery Games With a Wintery Spin

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

It’s easy to find oneself battling cabin fever after solstice, when the days grow longer but somehow also colder. But frigid air is not a prison sentence, nor should it be seen that way. A good pair of wool socks and a ...

Fri. Jan. 12th, 2018

Murder and a Meal

Zach Schultz, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Fun, murder, and food? Sign me up! (Especially because nobody actually gets murdered.) Deb’s Café in Chippewa Falls is hosting a 1960s-themed murder mystery dinner party on Jan. 13. This dinner ...

Fri. Jan. 12th, 2018

Saloon Renewal: Bug Eyed Betty’s owner re-opens Glen Loch Saloon

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The challenge of reopening the century-old Glen Loch Saloon in Chippewa Falls, according to new owner Jordan Hedrington, will be getting people in the door after watching the dive bar go through six ...

Wed. Jan. 10th, 2018

Winning Formula

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

low-profile networking firm grows, buys former college

Tue. Jan. 9th, 2018

Indoors or Out, Just Keep Moving

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

how to keep your family active when winter weather drives you indoors

Tue. Dec. 26th, 2017

Tag Team For the Table

Emily Kinzel, photos by Andrea Paulseth

top chefs pair up to support The Community Table

Tue. Dec. 26th, 2017

A Room With a Book: “Emily” explores love in many forms

Cassandra Kyser, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Hideaway Resort in Chippewa Falls has been in Matt Elstran’s family for three generations. His grandparents opened the resort in the early 1950s. Growing up, he spent time there with his cousins ...

Wed. Dec. 13th, 2017

Forming a Friendship

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

former Eau Claire resident pens second faith-based children’s book

Wed. Dec. 13th, 2017

Nothing Really Mattress: A new Distant Friends album for dark times

Andrew Patrie, photos by Andrea Paulseth

It’s not every band who can claim a “cease and desist” order from Lucasfilm as part of its history, but Eau Claire’s power-pop / “no coast” surf punks Distant Friends can. In 2016, the group, then known ...

Wed. Dec. 13th, 2017

Pedals to Paper: 3 counties coordinating bike/pedestrian plans

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

If the routes that carry our cars and trucks are planned collaboratively among multiple communities, then so should the pathways followed by bicycles and pedestrians. That’s the underlying goal ...

3rd Annual Holiday Toy Trains

Tue. Dec. 12th, 2017

Visitors to the Chippewa Valley Museum this holiday season can marvel at a 384 square foot standard gauge toy train display decked out for the holidays on select dates from November 24 to December 30.

Tue. Dec. 12th, 2017

Chosen to Lead

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

female officeholders challenge the status quo

Tue. Dec. 12th, 2017

A Lifetime Climb

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Valley woman heads up Eau Claire manufacturing company

Tue. Dec. 12th, 2017

Power of the Purse

by Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

local women use collective giving to support community

6th Annual Clearwater Winter Parade

Tue. Dec. 5th, 2017

The 6th annual Clearwater Winter Parade kicked off the holiday season in downtown Eau Claire on the evening of Friday, Dec. 1 with fireworks from the Grand Avenue footbridge ...

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

So, What Makes a Craft Cocktail?

Thom Fountain, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Let’s cut to the chase here: We’re going to spend a lot of time here just talking about booze. But booze plays an important role in our culture. We gather in bars to watch sports and talk politics and go on first dates ....

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

Lights, Music, Boxing: Young entrepreneur opens nightclub boxing gym

by Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

This is going to be a nightclub gym,” Hector Pucheta said with a grin. “Do you know what that means?” He strode over to a control module in the corner of the gym and began to tinker. He switched the main lights off and ...

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

Miles Ahead

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

EC rapper wants his mixtape to mean something

Tue. Nov. 28th, 2017

Foul or Fare? Increase in cost to ride bus riles transit advocates

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The new year will mean new fares for Eau Claire bus riders, and the end result likely will be more money for the transit system but fewer people riding the bus. The City of Eau Claire’s recently approved 2018 budget ...

Wed. Nov. 15th, 2017

Trail Following Chippewa River's West Bank Nears Completion

by Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A new trail connecting Madison Street to the High Bridge over the Chippewa River is scheduled to open this month. The 12-foot-wide trail will span 3,500 feet along the west bank of the Chippewa River ...

Wed. Nov. 15th, 2017

Facing Down Monsters

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Eau Claire native explores his own experiences in fictionalized murder tale

Tue. Nov. 14th, 2017

Confidence in the Future: After sale of firm, Jamf co-founder sees upward path

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

In a few short years, Jamf has become one of Eau Claire’s highest-profile businesses, thanks in no small part to the firm’s new downtown office building and the community involvement pursued by the company and its co-founder, Eau Claire native Zach Halmstad. Jamf ...

Mon. Nov. 6th, 2017

Fashion Focus

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

Mon. Nov. 6th, 2017

Exhibit Explores Artist Vaughter's Grotesque, Tender Sensibilities

Hope Greene, photos by Andrea Paulseth

“Strange Children,” Kim Vaughter’s exhibition at Janet Carson Gallery, delivers on its title. In the show, Vaughter continues her ongoing work with odd, strangely proportioned, symbolically constructed ...

Tue. Oct. 31st, 2017

Creating the Future

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

initiative will set goals for growth of Valley’s creative economy

Tue. Oct. 31st, 2017

A Legacy of Kindness: Sweet Legacy Vintage gives back in style

by Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Tammy Hurt has been partying for more than 35 years. In college, she had the best-decorated living space of any student she knew, and she hosted shindigs and soirees there whenever she could ...

Tue. Oct. 31st, 2017

Cold One and a Cut

Bryan Reynolds, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Dapper Man makes looking sharp a leisurely affair

Tue. Oct. 31st, 2017

Chippewa Valley Jewelry Designer Thrives on Elegant Curves

Laura Lash, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Token Jewelry collection displays fine lines and delicate details in such an ethereal way it will have you thinking of silver linings on dark clouds or the sliver of an amber moon in the fall night sky ...

Tue. Oct. 31st, 2017

Video Game Nostalgia Leads to Father-Son Business

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Some people want their two front teeth for Christmas. Stuart Sandler of Eau Claire wanted a Pitfall! shadowbox. “I’m a child of the ’80s. I grew up during the height of Atari and Nintendo (the first NES), and I loved the game Pitfall,” he reminisced. “I wanted to be like David Crane, the guy who programmed the game.”