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Former Eau Clairian Chris Porterfield made some waves with his first album as Field Report, picking up national press and touring the country many times over.

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Founding the Foundry Sale

Initially started as a way to get rid of some things, Mary Freeberg and her husband began the Foundry Sale, a periodic, multi-seller, vintage and antique market housed in a old foundry near Banbury Place.

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Hard to Fill: Jobs that need workers

OK, eager job seekers: Have you got the skills to pay the bills? Apparently not, at least as far as many potential employers are concerned. Large shares of employers nationally and in western Wisconsin say that they’re having trouble filling ...

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Staying or Going: jobs for graduates

By the numbers, a healthy SHARE of college graduates stick around Eau Claire after they’re done with school. Typically, colleges send out surveys to recent grads every year to keep track of things like how long it took them to find a job, whether ...

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Local Job Numbers

Unemployment statistics fluctuate all the time, but in the past few years they’ve (mostly) been fluctuating in the right direction: downward. Between May 2013 and this May – the last month for which stats are available – the share of the ...

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How Do We Attract Jobs?

Eau Claire’s economic development administrator Mike Schatz offers us an inside look at how the city attracts employers and boosts the local job market.

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Note from the Editor | July 10, 2014

In a few weeks several friends of mine (and our kids) will be making the trek to the pizza farm near Stockholm. If you’ve never been there, don’t worry about it – it’s sort of a well-guarded secret that should stay that way! Only open on Tuesday ...

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Opening Shots

Opening Shot | July 10, 2014

YEE-HAW, Señor Kitty. Just some of the fans seen at Country Fest 2014 out near Cadott. See more photos from June 26 & 29 with headliners Blake Shelton and Florida Georgia Line ...

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