Michael Perry – "UnFarmer"

Tue. Mar. 24th, 2020  |  V1 Staff

Late one night in the little writing room above his garage, New York Times bestselling author (don't he just look it though?) Michael Perry props up his phone and reads "UnFarmer," and essay included in the "Lock Up the Chickens" section of his book From the Top ...

SOCIAL DISTANCING: A Poem

Mon. Mar. 23rd, 2020  |  Max Garland

Eau Claire resident and former Poet Laureate of Wisconsin Max Garland responds to the COVID-19 pandemic in verse ...

Wisconsin's *Other* Historic Pandemic

Mon. Mar. 23rd, 2020  |  BJ Hollars

In this quick Volume One video, Chippewa Valley author BJ Hollars shares the story of Wisconsin's incredible and historic response to the 1918 "Spanish Flu" pandemic, which is oddly reminiscent of what we're experiencing today, with thousands of lives saved ...

Volume One's Community Pandemic Dashboard

Mon. Mar. 23rd, 2020  |  V1 Staff

In response to the community crisis around COVID-19, Volume One has launched a new homepage around the idea of Pulling Together While Staying Apart. In this video, Volume One editor/publisher Nick Meyer explains the reason for the site and some of the early content.

Chippewa Valley Virtual Variety Hour: How It Works!

Fri. Mar. 20th, 2020

WE WANT TO SEE YOUR VIDEOS! In an effort to spread some positivity during this crazy time of social isolation, we present to you the Chippewa Valley Virtual Variety Hour – a video compilation ...

Shane Leonard - Strange Forms

Mon. Mar. 16th, 2020

New music video for "Strange Forms" by Shane Leonard, off his new album of the same name, featuring area locations like ...

Best Of 2020: Behind the Scenes

Wed. Feb. 5th, 2020  |  V1 Staff

This fun, behind-the-scenes look at the results of 2020’s Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll dives into trends, upsets, and dominations found within the 150,000+ votes cast by the community ...

Ambient Inks + Bon Iver + Sustainable Merch

Wed. Feb. 5th, 2020  |  Eric Christenson

A cool new mini-documentary hit the inter-webs this week from Bon Iver and their Eau Claire-based merch partner Ambient Inks. The video details some of the ways Ambient is making a dedicated push to create merch ethically and sustainably, starting with their line for Bon Iver’s latest record i,i ...

Blue Swans - On My Own

Mon. Jan. 13th, 2020

Official music video for "On My Own" by Blue Swans. Directed by Kyle Lehman | Director of Photography: Austin Scherzberg | Lighting by Alak Phillips | Written by Christina Swangim and Kyle Culver | Produced by Kyle Culver of Sprinter Studios | Mixed and Mastered by Justin Andersen

Hilarious Holly Jolly Holiday Special 2019

Tue. Nov. 26th, 2019  |  V1 Staff

It's the Hilarious Holly Jolly Holiday Special from Volume One & The Local Store! You'll see Santa Claus answering your questions, magical surprises, local fun, and special guests like Gabriel the dog! Happy Holidays from us and ours to you and yours!

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