Embark Maple, formerly B&E’s Trees, is launching Maple Energy- a new athletic energy from simple, clean, organic ingredients. Maple syrup naturally provides the performance nutrition needed by endurance athletes, with none of the synthetic ingredients, flavors or textures found in commercial gels. A pinch of sea salt completes the electrolyteContinue Reading

Decoding the Driftless A Film of Science Exploration and Adventure Check out the trailer for Sustainable Driftless’ new feature-length documentary film, Decoding the Driftless. It’s a wild ride of adventure through the air, across rugged landscapes, on and under the water, through a secret underworld, and across time itself to explore andContinue Reading

What is your biggest accomplishment?I have lots of thoughts on this one, the first being that I haven’t achieved it yet. Another thought I have is simply remaining relative healthy–it’s a hard world we live in. And yet another is related to the relationships and ways of engaging with otherContinue Reading

It’s easy to enjoy your next vacation in Eagan, Minnesota! Home to the Upper Midwest’s largest outdoor municipal waterpark – Cascade Bay – Eagan is also your connection to dynamic destinations such as Mall of America® and Nickelodeon Universe®, the Minnesota Zoo, Canterbury Racetrack & Card Club and Valleyfair AmusementContinue Reading

🌿 Embracing February’s Diversity in the Driftless Area The Driftless Area offers a unique blend of indoor and outdoor activities perfect for February’s chilly days. Let’s explore my top 12 suggestions for this month: Indoor Agility Classes: Indoor agility classes provide a stimulating environment for your dog to learn and play. TheseContinue Reading

After meditation, I set out to tour around the festival grounds, searching for destinations that I could cover and write about. The Backwoods Stage lays nestled in the woods past the Honeybee campground. A small clearing serves as the seating area, speckled with trees and glow-in-the-dark jellyfish. I wend myContinue Reading

  We’re excited to announce on April 21st, 2022, Drift Cycle and the La Crosse Neighborhoods, Inc.  re-launched the Drift Bike Share and Ride at Burns Park in La Crosse, Wisconsn.     This is a re-launch and Drift is excited to build on the first successful year that exceededContinue Reading

Nicholas played everything from classic medleys, which included “Riders on the Storm,” by The Doors, to his own original pieces of work. It was highly effective at setting the tone and mood of the rest of the evening. After Nicholas was done giving us all the good vibes, the mainContinue Reading

He may not have the name recognition of other famous chefs, but by the end of this article, you will place him among them. For starters, Alan is a James Beard award-winning chef, although I doubt you will hear him tell you that. If you aren’t familiar, it is aContinue Reading

When you arrive on the grounds, you find a place to park and then taken into the grounds by UTV or bus. Everyone who volunteers their time to help drive is friendly, sharing their Larryfest stories and some information to help you enjoy your weekend. There are two stages, TheContinue Reading

Today we are going to start at the Al Ringling Theatre. Al had wanted to give back something to the community that had been his home for many years and finally decided upon building a theater. But not just any theater. It had to be as modern and as safeContinue Reading

What Eau Claire winter lacks in warmth, it makes up for in beauty and adventure. With an abundance of snowy trails to explore, local shops to spend money at, and events to attend, Eau Claire is the perfect haven for winter family fun or just a weekend getaway. Here areContinue Reading

Evidence shows that prehistoric people from over 10,000 years ago sought shelter in the surrounding areas close to devil’s lake. However, the first undeniable evidence of people at the state park dates back about 1,000 years and comes from mound builders. This evidence can be seen through the diverse moundsContinue Reading

Tell us about one person who stands apart or has influenced you while here in the Driftless. One of my favorite people is Karen Innis. She is a Realtor and also an artist who does custom framing in our store. She shares many of my similar beliefs and values, andContinue Reading

Swing dance was always a very interesting but seemed very complicated. Professional dancers who flip, swing, and twirl their partners all over the dance floor. I am NOT one of those people, but I was drawn to it. Now my 2023 era of thinking was swing dance had literally diedContinue Reading