Issue #369 October 17, 2018

Welcome Thoughts

new organization encourages residents to connect with newcomers

Tori Johnson

Moving happens. Whether prompted by a career, spontaneity, or the desire for a fresh start, you may someday find yourself living in a strange new place. Many people are moving into our community ...

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Issue #369 October 17, 2018

Big Ideas for Downtown

three developers include new children’s museum in their plans for Block 7

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Developers have stepped forward with proposals for a pair of downtown Eau Claire lots that have remained undeveloped as new apartments, office buildings, and a parking ramp have risen ...

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Issue #369 October 17, 2018

Not on My Watch

woman founded & staffed organization fights human trafficking

Lauren Fisher, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Timing is everything. Trust is essential. Everything happens for a purpose. These are some of the phrases you might hear in the offices of Fierce Freedom, an Eau Claire-based organization dedicated to fighting human trafficking ...

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Issue #368 October 3, 2018

City Hears Housing Concerns

standing-room audience attends hearing; council to consider action next

Tom Giffey

The Eau Claire City Council will likely act in the near future to address growing concerns about the lack of affordable housing in the city. But first, the council wanted to listen to what members of the community themselves had to say about the issue ...

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Issue #367 September 19, 2018

Invitation by Owl

get your Harry Potter on at Hogwarts After Dark

Barbara Arnold

Bewitching brews and Muggle food will be available for purchase from an enchanted food truck. Dressing up as your favorite Harry Potter character is encouraged. A photo ID with proof of age, such as a driver’s ...

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Issue #367 September 19, 2018

Reflecting on Renewal

Schatz looks back on role in economic, downtown development

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

From the closing of Uniroyal to the development of Phoenix Park to the blossoming of the Pablo Center at the Confluence, Mike Schatz has been near the center of nearly every major event that has impacted Eau Claire’s economy over the past three decades.

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Issue #367 September 19, 2018

Vision on the River

Pablo Center concourse named in honor of the late Dan Clumpner

Lauren Fisher

Following the opening of the Pablo Center at the Confluence on Sept. 22, the best view of the actual confluence where the Eau Claire and Chippewa rivers meet will arguably be from the landing between the second and third floors of the arts center’s massive lobby.

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