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Silver Spring Extends Its Roots by Acquiring Competitor

Eau Claire-based horseradish business adds solar array, stays nimble amid pandemic

What could have been a disappointing year for Huntsinger Farms has turned into a successful and notable one for the Eau Claire-based purveyor of horseradish and other food products. Known far and wide for its Silver Spring Foods ...

Local Kiddo Saves Lives, One Jacket at a Time

When Jacob Krager’s friend Jacob Lee Schultz drowned at the age of 4, he wanted to do something to prevent another family from experiencing such a devastating loss. Five years ago ...

Historic Photos Liven Up Chippewa Falls Utility Boxes

The already historic streetscape of downtown Chippewa Falls is getting a little more historic-looking thanks some uniquely displayed vintage photos. Over the coming weeks, nine electric utility boxes ...

Chippewa Valley Art Gathers Local Works Online

permanent virtual gallery seeks to make art more accessible

The Heyde Center for the Arts is pulling art in a new direction – online – with its permanent virtual art gallery, Chippewa Valley Art ...

Eau Claire City Leaders Speeding Up Timeline to Buy Police Body Cams

Nationwide attention to the issue of police accountability – prompted by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the protests that followed – has prompted the City of Eau Claire to consider speeding up its timetable for putting body cameras on its police ...

Opening Shot | June 24, 2020

RAISING THEIR VOICES. Numerous rallies, demonstrations, and forums have been held across the Chippewa Valley in recent weeks as part of the Black Lives Matter movement ...

On the Cover | June 24, 2020

learn more about this issue's cover art from Rob Mattison

“The building is made from cardboard, cardstock, balsa wood, hot glue an old fake plant and paint. The base is styrofoam, rocks, dirt, white glue, paint and ...

UWEC Grad and Moroccan Cooking Expert Appears On Netflix Show

Amanda Mouttaki's first passion is traveling. Her second is sharing recipes.

Do you ever daydream about moving to another country and immersing yourself in that culture? Amanda Mouttaki had that desire. After her first ...

Winin' and Dinin' at the Farm

Wine Nights at Together Farms seek to bring people together safely

Together Farms is not only growing crops for its animals to graze on, but it is also interested in helping you grow ...

Cooking With Wine

tips from local chefs about how to successfully create something delicious

Inga Witscher, host of Around the Farm Table and a passionate gardener and cook, and Anthony Chavez, local chef and owner ...

Home Is Where the Wine Is

quarantine boosted wine sales and had Valley drinkers sticking to favorites or trying new varieties

Erica Jones’ go-to wine is rosé – especially a crisp, semi-dry rosé with hints of raspberries and melon ...

Trying to De-Stress? Try Tai Chi!

stay calm, get centered with "meditation in motion"

Rachel Hayden begins and ends every day by doing tai chi . . .