3 Things We Love Right Now

Chad Vader, the Spectator, and hometown heroes

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Learn how to absentee vote with Vader. Chad Vader. Wondering how to get your absentee ballot? Worry not, for Chad Vader (co-created by UWEC grad Aaron Yonda) is here with some five-Star (Wars) tips on voting safely. Find it on YouTube.



Have you noticed the Spectator’s incredible reporting lately? Take a look at student photographer Taylor Wilkinson’s photo of a recent rally at UWEC. Between breaking news and making news, we’re here for the reporters!



Let’s hear it for our local heroes, like the Menomonie Fire Department, which on Sept. 25 rescued a two-year old child trapped inside a burning building on 21st Ave. West. That’s just a day in the life of a firefighter.