Andrea Paulseth

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U.S. National Kubb Championship 2019

Mon. Jul. 15th, 2019

This year's U.S. National Kubb Championship took place July 12, 13, and 14, with teams from around the country (and players from around the world) converging on the Eau Claire Soccer Park ...

Sky Yoga Aerial Showcase

Sun. Jul. 14th, 2019

On Friday, July 12, The Brewing Projekt hosted the first public aerial showcase from Sky Yoga. The performers were excited to share their performances with the community as they have been working hard, training for the upcoming 2019 Aerialympics in St. Louis.

Thu. Jul. 11th, 2019

Peter Pan Flies to the Pablo Center

Rebecca Mennecke, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Everyone who remembers the story of Peter Pan knows all it takes to fly is a little faith, trust, and pixie dust. But it’ll take a little more than ...

Thu. Jul. 11th, 2019

Carson Park’s Mini Railroad Plans Track Extension

Caitlin Boyle, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Chippewa Valley Railroad has been a highlight in Carson Park since 1977. The one-quarter size railroad takes passengers through the woods and along Half Moon Lake on a half-mile loop. Thousands of people ...

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019

Handmade Objects Meet Their End at Secondhand Stores

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Approximately 2 feet by 1½ feet of white crochet lace is pinned under glass, displaying an anniversary message bordered in a carefully stitched heart. It reads: “25 Years Together.” I found the piece while ...

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019

Local Jewelry Store Offers up Antique, Vintage Pieces

Jessica Mahlum, photos by Andrea Paulseth

In the hunt for unique vintage and antique items, a jewelry store might not be someone’s first instinct, but some jewelers bring on the used jewelry game. As part of their green practice, Williams Diamonds Center ...

Wed. Jul. 10th, 2019

Charming Collections

Nealy Corcoran, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Falls antique store offers vast vintage selection

Haymarket Plaza Ribbon-Cutting

Wed. Jul. 3rd, 2019

The ribbon-cutting for Haymarket Plaza took place on Tuesday, July 2, opening up one of the last major redevelopment projects to be completed at the confluence of the Eau Claire and Chippewa Rivers ...

Wed. Jul. 3rd, 2019

Ready to Make a Splash? Here’s What to Know About the Valley’s Public Pools

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

SUMMER’S NOT OVER YET, AND NEITHER IS outdoor swimming SEASON. So don’t worry, you can still get plenty of use out of the public pool season pass. Be sure to check out the events, discount days, dog swims, and other happenings that go on at your local public pool.

Wed. Jul. 3rd, 2019

Is It Safe to Swim? Health Department Keeps an Eye on Water Safety

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Eau Claire City-County Health Department monitors seven local beaches for bacteria and harmful algae blooms throughout the summer, ending Labor Day weekend. Beaches include Riverview Park ...

Wed. Jun. 26th, 2019

Everything has a Purpose

Rebecca Mennecke, photos by Andrea Paulseth

a bike embellished with repurposed materials keeps people happy

Wed. Jun. 26th, 2019

Group Rides 101

Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Tired of pedaling solo? New to the game and want to get some good experience? Want to dive in to the local biking community? Try a group ride!

Wed. Jun. 26th, 2019

A Plethora of Places to Pedal

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

from recreational trails to commuter routes, the network of infrastructure for bicyclists is growing

Tue. Jun. 25th, 2019

Bubbling Up: Star Cup Opens Downtown Eau Claire Bubble Tea Shop

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The atmosphere of Star Cup’s new Barstow Street location is bright, modern, and sleek but still very welcoming. There’s even a seating area with lush, rounded armchairs to cozy into and sip your boba ...

Tue. Jun. 18th, 2019

Kick off Your Sunday Shoes

Amanda Luft, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Footloose steps onto the Pablo Center stage

Thu. Jun. 13th, 2019

4 New Summer Music Series in the Chippewa Valley

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Vallians can enjoy free outdoor music six of seven days a week with the addition of FOUR new summer music concert series. From university talent to country crooners, there’s a little something for everyone ...

Thu. Jun. 13th, 2019

Muralize It: Local artist adds color to the new Brewing Projekt

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

You might have noticed a new splash of color creeping across the side of the Brewing Projekt (1807 N. Oxford Ave.) in recent days. A ginormous hops bud floats mid-scene between a galaxy motif and a burst of high-contrast pigment ...

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2019

PHOTO FEATURE: 24 hours. Six photographers. One day of life in the Chippewa Valley.

photos by Andrea Paulseth, Branden Nall, Luong Huynh, Taylor Smith, Timothy Mather, Lee Butterworth

On Friday, May 31, we sent a team of photographers out into the many nooks and crannies of the Chippewa Valley to document one full day – from midnight to midnight – with help from our friends at CoLab. Through snapshots of local life, we hope this feature communicates the people and places of this area ...

Fri. May. 31st, 2019

Opening Shot | May 29, 2019

photos by Andrea Paulseth

DARING GREATLY. On Saturday, May 18, the long-anticipated opening of The Brewing Projekt’s new brewery and taproom, 1807 Oxford Ave., was celebrated with food trucks, special beer releases, and live music from headliner 4onthefloor. It was also the brewery’s fourth anniversary ...

Fri. May. 31st, 2019

6 Ways to Stay Safe & Make a Splash!

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

As your family takes to the water – whether its boating, floating, swimming, or what have you – make sure to keep these five safety tips in mind.

Fri. May. 31st, 2019

On Stage for the Summer

Breana Good, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Summer is quickly approaching, and with it comes kids needing an outlet for their creative energy! A handful of summer theater programs in the Chippewa Valley might be just the ticket for them.

Thu. May. 30th, 2019

The Magic of Childhood Captured on the Page

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Magic happens in small ways, and best friends of 40 years Jayne Fleming and Betsy Gerdes partnered together to bring a little bit of that magic into children’s lives with their new book, Magic in the Leaves.

Thu. May. 30th, 2019

Timeless Sounds

Parker Reed, photos by Andrea Paulseth

quartet of music veterans partner on original album

Thu. May. 30th, 2019

Sound & Visuals at the Dabble Box

Marie Anthony, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Since the launch of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library’s Dabble Box in 2017, two new additions are now available to expand the community’s creative horizons. Kids, teens, and adults now have access to sound and video kits.

Thu. May. 30th, 2019

Eau Claire's New Fight Against Homelessness

Julian Emerson, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Julian Emerson

Homelessness is an ever-growing problem in Eau Claire. A broad coalition is working to change that by setting a 100-day goal to find housing for chronically homeless individuals.

Thu. May. 23rd, 2019

Taking Care of Teeth: Kristo Orthodontics

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

For 60 years, Kristo Orthodontics has been creating smiles – literally and figuratively – across the Chippewa Valley. While the technology of straightening teeth and correcting bites has changed dramatically over the course of six decades, the goals of Kristo Orthodontics haven’t ...

Thu. May. 23rd, 2019

Taking Care of Teeth: Menomonie Street Dental

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Walking into the lobby of Menomonie Street Dental, one would never know that they were in the midst of a grand transformation. Business proceeds as usual at the dental practice while just down the hall, out of earshot ...

Mon. May. 20th, 2019

Headbangin’ Good Times

Lea Kopke, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Memorial Rocks Weekend to host a melting pot of rock

Mon. May. 20th, 2019

Nacho Average Restaurant

Natalie Rosenkranz, photos by Andrea Paulseth

let’s taco ’bout the Paraíso Escondido Seafood expansion

Mon. May. 20th, 2019

A New Hope

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Hope Gospel Mission opens new men’s shelter, doubling size to serve homeless population

The Brewing Projekt's 1807 Grand Opening

Mon. May. 20th, 2019

On Saturday, May 18, the long-anticipated opening of The Brewing Projekt's new brewery and taproom was celebrated with food trucks, special beer releases, and live music from headliner, 4onthefloor. It was also the brewery's 4th anniversary.

Fri. May. 17th, 2019

Motoring Around

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Vallians bust out mopeds for warm-weather cruising

Thu. May. 16th, 2019

17 Can’t-Miss Chippewa Falls Events

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

In Chippewa Falls, the calendar is filled to the brim with annual events, celebrations, and more! Here’s a compilation of 17 can’t-miss happenings over the next 12 months, including a 150th-birthday bash ...

Thu. May. 16th, 2019

Bridges of Valor

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Falls honors veterans with five bridges

Thu. May. 16th, 2019

Stepping Up to Serve

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Legacy Community Center supports locals with hot meals, charitable resources