Volume One Contributors

writers, photographers, artists

Gillian Ekern


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Bethke Runs Deep

new album, radio show from musical overachiever

Gillian Ekern

Osseo’s own Brian Bethke, one of the area’s most ambitious musicians, is set to release another album and is also hosting his very own show on Underdog Radio.

Both UW-Stout and UWEC Get into Video

Gillian Ekern

StoutMedia combines humor and stunning graphics with news students care about for its new web news show, titled Stout Nation.

Those Darned Kids

teachers take note of the common and outrageous pranks students have done

Gillian Ekern

Music and Film Festival Returns to Stillwater

Gillian Ekern

Square Lake Film and Music Festival in Stillwater is an all-day camping, biking, watching, listening, ode to local short films fast approaching on Aug. 15.

A Collar of a Different Color

The Chippewa Valley looks to join the green collar movement as it sweeps the nation and state

Gillian Ekern

Locally Produced iPhone App Gives You an Out

David Brier of DBD International in Menomonie developed IsoBusy, a new iPhone application.

Gillian Ekern

Whether you get a call from your daughter making poor decisions on spring break or an awkward call from a restaurant owner upset about your inappropriate behavior last night, each call is a definite excuse to excuse yourself.

Heeeeeeere’s Johnny

former local returns for Country Jam – on bass

Gillian Ekern

Stanton is most notably a bass player for country music singer Heidi Newfield, and he’s been touring the country with her for a little over a year.

Fourth of July Celebrations

There’s Way More than Fireworks on Independence Day

Gillian Ekern, photos by Mary Mihajlov

Prepare yourself for an exiting 4th of July weekend, because the Chippewa Valley is jumping with activities for tons of patriotic family fun.

A Walk in the (Dog) Park

Chippewa Valley Canines Begging for More Parks

Gillian Ekern, photos by Marisa Wojcik

Forté Gallery

ECRAC’s Visual Art Committee hangs their own work up

Gillian Ekern

For the first time ever, the Visual Art Committee of the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center is coming together to show their own artwork.