Do you live in a Sears & Roebuck kit home?
April 9, 2010 – 3:51 am | 7 Comments

“My family grew up on the Easthill and I have always loved the structure of homes I rode by on my bike and went trick or treating to on Halloween. But it wasn’t until I was helping my ‘then future husband” purchase a home that I noticed how similar many of the Easthill homes look. In fact, you could say some looked exactly the same? So I went sleuthing…”

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Moles Make a Mountain of Eastside Hill
April 14, 2010 – 1:41 am | 4 Comments
Moles Make a Mountain of Eastside Hill

by Jodie Berseth
Moles have become the bane of my existence. And no, I’m not referring to those which litter various parts of my body and made Marilyn Monroe super sexy. I speak of the kind that digs rotten holes all over my yard.

Making a Neighborhood Happen
April 9, 2010 – 4:30 pm | No Comment
Making a Neighborhood Happen

by Mike Paulus
I grew up on Eau Claire’s west side. When we first moved into our neighborhood, there were some older houses here and there, sprinkled around new construction. We moved into a brand new home. The place wasn’t swarming with kids, but there was enough of us to play tiny games of baseball. Or, there would have been enough of us to play tiny games of baseball if we hadn’t lived on a hill.

La Vida Verde (not your average garden club)
April 9, 2010 – 9:09 am | No Comment
La Vida Verde (not your average garden club)

by Brad Henderson
A garden club usually discusses hostas and roses. La Vida Verde celebrates “the Green life” by discussing brassicas and tomatoes. Last year, we celebrated the summer harvest with a potluck and social time …

Eastside Hill 4H Club
April 9, 2010 – 8:58 am | No Comment
Eastside Hill 4H Club

by Brad Henderson
The East Hill 4-H Club is looking for new members. 4-H is a community of young people who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. Our club prizes our efforts to work with …

U.S. Midwest Kubb Championship at Boyd Park
April 9, 2010 – 8:46 am | No Comment
U.S. Midwest Kubb Championship at Boyd Park

by Eric Anderson
On August 8, 2009 Eau Claire hosted the second annual U.S. Midwest Kubb Championship, at our very own Boyd Park. This was the third year in a row that there has been a …