Andrea Paulseth

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Best Night 2020

Mon. Feb. 10th, 2020

The Best Night is Volume One's big annual party celebrating its Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll and the Chippewa Valley Vanguard Awards with food, drinks, live DJs, roving performers, art installations ...

Powder Keg Snowshoe and Fat Tire Bike Races 2020

Mon. Feb. 3rd, 2020

The Powder Keg snowshoe and fat tire bike race took place at the Eau Claire Expo Center and Lowes Creek County Park on Sunday, Feb. 2 and featured a 5k/10k snowshoe race, a 1 hour or 2 hour fat bike race, and combined events.

Fri. Jan. 24th, 2020

Sunny Skies CBD in Durand Says the Future Looks Bright for the New Industry

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

On Durand’s Main Street you can catch a glimpse of what could be a big part of rural Wisconsin’s future: There, just past the City Hill, across the street from the Courier-Wedge newspaper office, and next door to the RoosterTail Bar & Grill, is the headquarters of Sunny Skies CBD ...

Fri. Jan. 24th, 2020

He’s Not Alone

Parker Reed, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Miles Blvd explores isolation on new ep

Thu. Jan. 23rd, 2020

Best Night 2020: February 8

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

a celebratory night of food, art, entertainment, and more

Wed. Jan. 22nd, 2020

Chicken Dreams

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

CF author turns bedtime story into published work

Wed. Jan. 22nd, 2020

Terribly Close to Home

Briana Novacek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

book details women’s KKK history in Chippewa Falls

Wed. Jan. 22nd, 2020

5 Things You Must Tell Your Wedding Guests

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The basics are easy: who, what, where, when, and WHY. But don’t forget to make sure your guests are prepared to celebrate with you by making sure all their questions are answered ...

Wed. Jan. 22nd, 2020

Singing a New Song

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

brand new local choir preps their first concert

Mon. Jan. 13th, 2020

How High Will It Go?

Julian Emerson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

neighbors concerned about planned expansion of Eau Claire’s Seven Mile Creek landfill

Fri. Jan. 10th, 2020

Opening Shot | Jan. 8, 2020

photos by Andrea Paulseth

IT’S ALL DOWNHILL FROM HERE. The Flying Eagles Ski Club held its annual “Learn to Ski” event at Mt. Washington Nordic Ski Complex – for kids of all ages – on Wednesday, Jan 1. Families were able to check out their ski jumping program and learn a little about downhill or cross country skiing ...

Fri. Jan. 10th, 2020

New New BBQ: Smokin’ Joe’s brings on the brisket in Menomonie

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

April and Tony Nander moved to Menomonie from Alabama in 2017 with their two children – and the first thing they did was throw a housewarming barbecue. Even after the food was eaten and the guests returned home ...

Thu. Jan. 9th, 2020

Dive Into an Igloo Downtown

Mike Paulus, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Eau Claire bar adds unique outdoor seats for the wintertime

Thu. Jan. 9th, 2020

Super Fit, Super Quick

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

QuickHIT Fitness offers high-tech workouts in 20 minutes

Thu. Jan. 9th, 2020

Lighting the Way

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

wellness spa offers sensory floating pod, alternative therapy

Thu. Jan. 9th, 2020

Come On, Get Healthy

Tori Johnson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

new wellness-focused business opens in Artisan Forge

Learning to Ski With the Flying Eagles Ski Club

Sat. Jan. 4th, 2020

The Flying Eagles Ski Club held its annual "Learn to Ski" event at Mt. Washington Nordic Ski Complex – for kids of all ages – on Wednesday, Jan 1. Families were able to check out their ski jumping program and learn a little about downhill or cross country skiing.

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

Pinball Prominence

Max Martinson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

you might be playing next to a grand champion

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

Bones for Homes

Rachel Johnson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

‘doodling’ project grows into art fundraiser

Fri. Dec. 27th, 2019

ArtsWest 41 Seeks Submissions from Wisconsin Artists

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Calling all Sconnie artists! It’s time to enter Wisconsin ArtsWest 41, the annual juried art show held at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire. The show is open to all working artists and students age 18 and older ...

Thu. Dec. 26th, 2019

Out of the Darkness

Emily Kuhn, photos by Andrea Paulseth

local author details the story of Eau Claire’s infamous ‘Cave Lady’

16th Annual WinterDaze Parade

Mon. Dec. 16th, 2019

The 16th annual WinterDaze holiday parade took place on Thursday, Dec 12, cruising through downtown Menomonie, immediately followed by a winter fireworks display.

Wed. Dec. 11th, 2019

Opening Shot | Dec. 11, 2019

photos by Andrea Paulseth

OH DEER, THIS REINDEER REIGNS SUPREME. Downtown Chippewa Falls saw the 30th Annual Bridge to Wonderland Parade on Saturday evening, Dec. 7, with over 50 illuminated and musical floats, plus horse drawn wagons lighting up the winter sky.

Wed. Dec. 11th, 2019

Dhimiters Goodies Hit Woodmans Shelves

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Check out aisle 25 at Woodmans (2855 Woodman Drive, Altoona) for your noshing needs, as that’s where you can find a tidy selection of meats and sauces from none other than Dhimiters, the gyro joint and mobile food truck based in Oakwood Mall. The locally owned ...

Wed. Dec. 11th, 2019

Help and Be Helped: 6 Local Charitable Organizations

James Johonnott, photos by Andrea Paulseth

At this time of year, as we all focus on what makes the holiday season bright, it does well to remember what we can do to aid those less fortunate. The Chippewa Valley has a number of services available for those in need, so this ...

30th Annual Bridge to Wonderland Parade

Wed. Dec. 11th, 2019

The 30th Annual Bridge to Wonderland Parade took place on Saturday, Dec 7th in Chippewa Falls and featured 50+ illuminated and musical floats, walking units, and horse drawn wagons.

Tue. Dec. 10th, 2019

Staying Focused

Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

a chat with Eau Claire County board member Zoe Roberts

Wed. Dec. 4th, 2019

Investing Close to Home

Kea Wilson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

East Coast hyper-local investment company lets locals shape community

Wed. Dec. 4th, 2019

FEATURE STORY: Karaoke in the Valley (A Scientific Analysis)

Samantha Kobs, design by Mackenzie Slattery, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Samantha Kobs

According to the peer-edited and highly regarded online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, karaoke was first popularized by a Japanese engineer in the late 1960s as a form of dinner entertainment. Since then, karaoke has ...

Wed. Nov. 27th, 2019

Slicing Into the Eau Claire Market

Caitlin Boyle, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Casey’s may be the place for gas, but customers come back for the pizza

Wed. Nov. 27th, 2019

Speak Easy, Menomonie

Danielle Zinsli, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Gin Mill offers tasty cocktails and everyman brews

Wed. Nov. 27th, 2019

Celebrate the New '20s With a Spin on Some 1920s Cocktails

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Chippewa Valley is getting ready to toast in 2020; it’s time to prepare for the occasion by practicing a modern spin on some classic cocktails. You might have seen Zac Zubal pouring beers at the Thirsty Badger or ...

Wed. Nov. 27th, 2019

Getting to the Pint

Caitlin Boyle, photos by Andrea Paulseth

networking group brings women together with beer

Wed. Nov. 27th, 2019

Speaking up Against the Stigma

Briana Novacek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Sarah Ferber shares her experience to reform the justice system

Wed. Nov. 27th, 2019

A Voice in Music

Maddy Mortimer, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Luong Huynh

seeing the Eau Claire music scene through Jerrika Mighelle's eyes

Wed. Nov. 27th, 2019

The Write Women

Rae Poynter, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Carroll & Venit are key to the Valley writing community

Mon. Nov. 25th, 2019

Where Can I Rent That?

Maddy Mortimer, photos by Andrea Paulseth

get the party going with a little help from experts